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Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) Level 3 Extended Diploma at BRIT School

Course description

Whether you join this lively department at aged 14 or 16 you will spend your time improving your technique in singing, dancing and acting skills through hard work and discipline. If you are a versatile and open minded performer then you will fit right in to this rigorous and vibrant course.

Course content

You will explore a wide range of performing arts work and develop as both an artist and as a person. The course is designed to give equal focus to acting, singing and dance and the development of skills and knowledge in these performance disciplines. There are a variety of performance opportunities across the course so you can put technique into practise. These include devising, working in the community and public performances, all produced to the highest technical standard in the School’s theatres and beyond. Recent productions include: Crazy For You, Pippin, Hair, Once on this Island and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

This course focuses on developing your skills and knowledge in all areas of performing arts and lets you explore new performance techniques. With an equal focus on singing, acting and dancing you will get practical opportunities to practise what you’ve learnt through performance inside and outside of school.

Once you complete your course you will have achieved a UAL, Level 3, Extended Diploma in Performing Arts which is equivalent to three A Levels.

Entry requirements

We recruit students with a wide range of skills and backgrounds, and this creates an environment where our students are encouraged to respect and appreciate differences. The course is very hard work and is likely to be very different to what you have experienced so far in your school life. We will expect you to be open and flexible in your attitude to dealing with these changes. We are looking for potential in all three areas of the performing arts.

Future opportunities

Performer, Teacher, Producer - TV or Theatre

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact BRIT School directly.

Last updated date: 03 April 2017
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