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Performing Arts Extended Diploma Level 3 at Bexhill College

Course description

Performing Arts focuses upon contemporary performance practice, enabling students to engage in dance, music and drama as separate disciplines. We provide an environment for innovative learning delivered by professional artists still working in the industry.                                    

Course content

Opportunities for performance throughout the course include public performances in college and touring to a variety of venues. You will develop practical skills and gain a wider understanding of the performing arts industry. You will work on a variety of modules allowing you to place the theatre we see today in context through a detailed understanding of the leading performers and practitioners of major movements in theatre history.

Entry requirements

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English and Dance, Drama or Performing Arts. A proven record of participation in performances.


The Extended Diploma is a 2 year, full-time course with project based assessments rather than formal examinations.

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You will need practical clothes for dance classes, and also some elements of costume for performance. Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to take part in professional workshops and attend performances. Outside of this you should be attending the theatre regularly.

Future opportunities

The course will enable you to apply for courses in Drama at Higher Education. Some students also progress onto Drama and Dance schools for professional training.


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: 25 October 2018
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