Level 1 Diploma in Music, Performance & Production Arts UAL (for students aged 14-16) at Wakefield College
This Acting programme, at Mechanics Performing Arts is for students who wish to study in a lively and challenging environment. As Acting students, you will have the opportunity to explore, develop and test your creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating, demanding and provides a supportive transition into higher level study or employment in the performing arts industry. There will be a wide range of opportunities for you to perform in our professional theatre, alongside chances to attend professional performances in both regional and national venues. You will be taught by industry experienced tutors alongside visiting professionals working within the industry.
What you will study
Level 1 (Music, Performance & Production Arts)
Music Performance Skills
Preparing Performing Arts Work
Presenting Performing arts Work
How you will learn
This course is a practical, work related course with academic and theoretical exploration throughout. You will develop through completing assignments and projects based on the realistic industrial activities and demands of acting. You’ll have the opportunity to show your work in a number of public performances and will also get the chance to perform in the performing arts festival at Wakefield College.
Predicted GCSE grades 3-9 in 3 subjects A genuine interest and passion for the subject/profession
A good reference from Head of Year 10 or Headteacher
Through performances, practical and theoretical project-based work.
Please contact the School Partnerships Team for details: Tel - 01924 789742 or by email: 14-16UnitMailbox@wakefield.ac.uk
If you complete the course with an appropriate pass grade with maths and English you can progress through the levels.
HND Theatre, offered by Wakefield College, or degrees in acting, drama, theatre arts or performing arts at other Universities. Vocational courses at drama schools.
You may find work within a wide range of performing arts roles such as actor, performer, playwright, director, community arts worker, teacher, entrepreneur.
If you require further information School staff should contact the School Partnerships Team on 01924 789742.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.