Performing Arts Pathway Dance/Drama - BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at Herne Bay High School
The BTEC Extended Diploma in Performing Arts aims to provide students with key knowledge and understanding of Dance and Drama in the Performing Arts industry. It develops career opportunities as well as access to further or higher education courses. The course focuses mainly on performance skills and practical work. All students will investigate and experience the skills required to present and perform in productions. Close links with the professional theatre and dancers are an integral part of the course.
This is the more extended version of BTEC PA and will suit students who wish to follow a pathway of Performing Arts into Higher and Further Education.
This is a FULL TIME PATHWAY COURSE and will fill your timetable.
Pathways can be followed in a combination of Dance and Drama.
2 Year Course - Normally 5 GCSE grades in the range of 9- 4, including Drama or Expressive Arts. Maths and English (Minimum grade 4). Students are encouraged to take part in the School productions.
There are 18 units with 5 mandatory and 13 optional.
Performance Workshop, Performance Arts Business, Historical Context of Performance, Rehearsing for Performance,Performance to an Audience
International Dance Variety Performance
Site Specific Performance Healthy Dancer
Contemporary Dance Technique Theatre Directing
Movement in Performance Physical Theatre Techniques
Jazz Dance Storytelling
Improvisation Musical Theatre Techniques
The course is for students who are interested in a career in Dance/Acting or the Performing Arts. It is very useful for students wishing to work in a variety of performing arts related jobs as well as in the service industries.
To continue studies into Year 13 students will need to achieve the required threshold in the end of year assessments along with Head of Department approval.
How to apply
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