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Performing Arts BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Ifield Community College

Course description

Year 1:

  • Developing Contemporary Dance
  • Dance Performance
  • Choreographic principles

Year 2:

  • The Healthy Dancer
  • Performing to an Audience
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Acting Auditions

Course content

Subject Links:
AS/A2 Dance, Music, Music Technology, Theatre Studies, BTEC Performing Arts, Physical Education.

Entry requirements

To study a Level 3 subject the prospective student must have at least 5 GCSE A*-C grades including a C in English Language and Mathematics. There are some subject specific entry requirements, they are as follows:

  • C grade in GCSE Dance or 
  • C grade in GCSE Drama or
  • Merit in BTEC Level 2 in Performing Arts

Future opportunities

ND/HND in Performing Arts, Performer, Creator, Critic, Arts Therapy, Journalism, Arts Education, Community Arts, Teaching.

Further information

Willingness to rehearse outside timetabled lessons. To be able to work as a team, and be involved in productions, workshops and theatre/ performance visits.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 October 2016

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