Southern Regional College

      BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts

      Southern Regional College
      In Newry

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      Important information

      Typology BTEC
      Location Newry (Northern Ireland)
      Duration 2 Years
      Start Different dates available
      • BTEC
      • Newry (Northern Ireland)
      • Duration:
        2 Years
      • Start:
        Different dates available
      Description

      You can progress directly to employment in theatres and theatre companies as actors, singers and dancers or as technical support or arts administrators. Alternatively this course is a recognised qualification for progression to Foundation/Degree courses in Drama and Theatre, Performing Arts, Communications, Humanities or you may want to pursue a career in teaching drama or drama therapy. This course is suitable for If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you: Four GCSEs grade C and above. First Diploma or Certificate. Intermediate GNVQ. NVQ Level 2. Leaving Certificate. The course is designed to provide the student with a wide range of theatre skills such as acting, voice, directing as well as production skills.

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      Government funding available

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      Different dates available
      Newry
      East/West Buildings, Patrick Street, BT35 8DN, County Down, Northern Ireland
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      Starts Different dates available
      Location
      Newry
      East/West Buildings, Patrick Street, BT35 8DN, County Down, Northern Ireland
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      What you'll learn on the course

      Voice
      Teaching
      Acting
      Drama
      Theatre
      Music Production
      Music Technology
      Composition
      Performance
      Communications
      Humanities
      Directing
      Production

      Course programme


      BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN PERFORMING ARTS

      Who is this course for?

      If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you:
      • Four GCSEs grade C and above
      • First Diploma or Certificate
      • Intermediate GNVQ
      • NVQ Level 2
      • Leaving Certificate

      The course is designed to provide the student with a wide range of theatre skills such as acting, voice, directing as well as production skills and the performing arts business

      How long is this course for?
      2 years full-time
      What will I study?
      The BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts consists of five core units plus a number of other specialist units.

      Core units
      • Performance Workshop
      • Performing Arts Business
      • The Historical Context of Performance
      • Rehearsing for Performance
      • Performing to an Audience

      Specialist units may include
      • Theatre for Children
      • Variety Performance
      • Acting Auditions
      • Drama Improvisation
      • Film and TV Acting
      • Developing Movement Skills
      • Performing with Masks
      • Classical Theatre Performance
      • Principles of Acting
      • Musical Theatre Performance
      • Developing Voice for the Actor
      • The Practice of Directing Theatre

      How will I be assessed?
      You will be assessed through completing assignment work in each of the units, which will involve practical projects. There are no written examinations.

      What can I do after the course?

      You can progress directly to employment in theatres and theatre companies as actors, singers and dancers or as technical support or arts administrators.

      Alternatively this course is a recognised qualification for progression to Foundation/Degree courses in Drama and Theatre, Performing Arts, Communications, Humanities or you may want to pursue a career in teaching drama or drama therapy.

      How do I apply?
      Complete an application form (available from each campus or in the Admissions section) and return it to any Campus

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