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Performing Arts (Acting) Level 2 Diploma at Harrogate College

Course description

This is a dynamic course developing skills in acting, musical theatre, devising, physical theatre and scripted plays. You will take part in live performances and projects throughout the year in a variety of theatres.

Course content

You will routinely and regularly take part in physical, vocal and acting classes to raise and develop your performing skills, confidence and technical control.

You will learn about the Performing Arts industry, gaining valuable personal development and career opportunities, developing plays and musical theatre projects.

Key areas of study:
• Acting, Movement and Voice
• Musical Theatre, Devising, and Scripted Plays
• Major performances in different theatres
• Personal Development and Production Arts
• Employment in the Performing Arts

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade C or D or above, or a Level 1 Diploma in Performing Arts at Merit level and attended at an audition to act, sing, or dance, plus an interview.

Future opportunities

Successful completion can lead to entry onto the Level 3 Performing Arts course, or access to voluntary sectors, other vocational centres, employment and starting your own performance company.

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.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016
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      Working with local businesses and organisations provides students with the opportunity to work on live projects to demonstrate ‘real’ work experience and develop your Curriculum Vitae as well as gain a nationally recognised qualification.

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