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Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts (A level equivalent) at Clarendon Sixth Form College

Course description

This is a full time course, which we approach in a very practical way. Although there is not a lot of written work, you will be required to write a Log Book, keep a diary and write essays. The majority of your assessments will be through your performances, many of which will be to public audiences. Recent performance venues have included the main stage at the Royal Exchange Theatre, the main stage at the Trafford centre and of course, in our own beautiful 200 seat theatre with new professional sound and lighting equipment.

Course content

'The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Drama and Theatre is the second year of a course which can perfectly compliment your other subjects at BTEC certificate or A-Level.On completion of this course, you will have had the opportunity to have gained 60 credits and the chance to explore theatre and performance in a practical way, whilst also developing skills which are currently highly sought after amongst most businesses and industries, including public speaking, non-verbal communication, time management, team-work and divergent thinking.In addition to developing singing skills, actor’s vocal skills, Contemporary and Classical Theatre you will have the opportunity to engage in performance work as well as being involved in our extensive enrichment programme and season of public performances.

Entry requirements

'For our level 3 course, you are required to have 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 including English. If you were unsuccessful in achieving your GCSE in maths, you will be able to retake this during your time at college.You will also be required to undertake an interview and join our fun, full-day audition and write a short 500 word piece explaining a little about yourself and why you want to be a performer.

Future opportunities

'On successful completion of this qualification, many young people progress into Higher Education at Drama School or University, where they continue to train to become professional performers, or train as teachers or professional coaches.Many young people move immediately into industry and can often be seen on stage and television.

Further information

For Further Information Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 908 6789

How to apply

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Last updated date: 10 December 2018
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