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Acting EDEXCEL BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at Cornwall College

Course description

Ideal if: you want to develop the skills you'll need for a career in acting for film, television or stage.

You'll need: four or more GSCEs at grade c or above including English and mathematics,  or equivalent qualifications.

You'll learn: how to experiment with performance and develop your acting and voice techniques.

Expect: many opportunities to expand your knowledge of contemporary and classical theatre and the chance to devise and to direct your own work.

You'll love: exploring the business and  cultural heritage of performing arts.

You'll go onto: employment in the  performing arts industry or progression to  university study such as our HND Small Scale Theatre.

Course content

During the course you will:

  • Experiment with performance
  • Study the business and cultural heritage of performing arts
  • Prepare and take part in performances in the College's own starte-of-the-art theatre, the Keay
  • Develop acting and voice techniques

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grades A*-C or equivalent qualification.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you will be better equipped to gain employment in the industry and be able to progress to our small scale theatre HND.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cornwall College directly.

Last updated date: 27 May 2015
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