Grantham College

      Full Time BTEC Nat Dip Performing Arts Music Y1 FGA05201

      Grantham College
      In Grantham

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      Typology BTEC
      Location Grantham
      Duration 2 Years
      • BTEC
      • Grantham
      • Duration:
        2 Years
      Description

      The course helps to develop the performance skills, technical abilities and professional attitude essential for the successful performer. It focuses on specialist training within musical theatre, dance, singing and drama that provide a firm foundation for a range of careers in the performing arts industry, especially musical theatre and dance. The course covers a variety of related subjects.

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      Grantham
      NG31 9AP, Lincolnshire, England
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      Grantham
      NG31 9AP, Lincolnshire, England
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      · Requirements

      5 GCSEs (grade C or above), it is recommended that one is GCSE English, a relevant BTEC First Diploma with at least a Merit profile or an appropriate equivalent

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      What you'll learn on the course

      IT
      Theatre
      Dance
      Musical
      Musical Theatre
      Music
      Performance
      Industry
      Full Time
      Skills and Training
      Singing
      Drama

      Course programme


      Course Code: FGA05201

      Title: BTEC Nat Dip Performing Arts (Music) Y1

      Duration: 2 years

      Start Date: 08-Sep-10

      Entry Requirements
      5 GCSEs (grade C or above), it is recommended that one is GCSE English, a relevant BTEC First Diploma with at least a Merit profile or an appropriate equivalent

      Suitable For

      The BTEC National Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification that is equivalent to three A Levels and therefore provides a natural stepping stone to courses in higher education.

      Course Content

      The course helps to develop the performance skills, technical abilities and professional attitude essential for the successful performer. It focuses on specialist training within musical theatre, dance, singing and drama that provide a firm foundation for a range of careers in the performing arts industry, especially musical theatre and dance.

      The course covers a variety of related subjects that may include:
      • Acting for musical theatre
      • Choreographing dance
      • Dance performance
      • Devising theatre
      • Historical context of performing arts
      • Performing to an audience
      • Singing & vocal workshops
      • Storytelling as performance
      • The healthy performer.

      In the second year of the course there is the opportunity for students to visit New York for a week to experience theatre on Broadway. The students' last public performance of the course takes place in the Grantham Guildhall Theatre and is open to the public.

      Method of Assessment

      Practical assignments, professional practice, performances and portfolio.

      Progression

      On successful completion of the course most students progress to dance schools, universities, or go straight into the performing arts industry.

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