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Performing and Production Arts Level 2 Diploma at Bath College

Course description

In this practical one-year course, you will develop your skills and knowledge of Performing and Production Arts. The course will also develop your confidence and skills as an actor, dancer and singer in a small group. You will also undertake a GCSE or functional skills qualification in English or maths.

Course content

You will explore key aspects of performance such as teamwork and collaboration as well as a variety of contrasting performance styles and genres. You will explore solo and group performance material, the nature of design, voice and movement, technical theatre and demonstrate how to embed research within your practical work. Throughout the year, you will work as a small performance company and work with industry professionals in the development of live and recorded performance work.

Entry requirements

Learners must have four GCSEs at grade D or above including English, or equivalent qualifications. They must also successfully complete an interview and audition. Candidates will be asked to respond to a set brief and bring this work with them to the interview.


Assessment is continuous throughout input sessions and performances during the year. Written journals, evaluations and essays may also form an integral part of the assessment.

Financial information

A studio fee of £90 will be required from students as a contribution towards the cost of course resources. In addition, students are required to provide practical clothing for classes, e.g. tracksuit bottoms and t-shirt.

Future opportunities

The programme will prepare you to audition for our Performing and Production Arts Level 3 course which can lead to a dance or drama college, university or work in the performing arts industry including apprenticeships.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 February 2016

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