Full Time BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts

In Croydon

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Croydon

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description

This course is for those students who wish to train for professional work as performers in dance and acting and musical theatre. Consisting of 18 units this course will provide the skills needed to move, sing and act upon the stage and will be a good prepartion for studying Acting or Dance at university or specialist dance or drama schools. The course is geared to practical and vocational work.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Croydon (London)
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College Road, CR9 1DX

Starts

On request

To take into account

Applicants will have met one of the following entry requirements and attended a successful audition and interview with satisfactory references providing information on behaviour, punctuality and attendance: 4 GCSEs at grades A* - C; or GNVQ Intermediate in a related subject; or BTEC First Diploma in a related subject; or Other recognised UK/Overseas related FE Level 2 awards.

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Course programme


MODE OF STUDY FT
FE LEVEL 3
DURATION 2 years
START DATE(S) September
DAY(S)/TIME(S) OFFERED Students can expect to be involved in learning activities across most days of the week between 9.00am and 5.00pm.
TOTAL FEE
TOTAL OVERSEAS FEE
ADDITIONAL COSTS There will be some additional expenses for equipment and visits
AWARDING/VALIDATION BODY Edexcel/London Qualifications
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants will have met one of the following entry requirements and attended a successful audition and interview with satisfactory references providing information on behaviour, punctuality and attendance:

4 GCSEs at grades A* - C; or
GNVQ Intermediate in a related subject; or
BTEC First Diploma in a related subject; or
Other recognised UK/Overseas related FE Level 2 awards.


PROGRAMME CONTENT/STRUCTURE
This course is for those students who wish to train for professional work as performers in dance and acting and musical theatre. Consisting of 18 units this course will provide the skills needed to move, sing and act upon the stage and will be a good prepartion for studying Acting or Dance at university or specialist dance or drama schools. The course is geared to practical and vocational work, which will establish basic skills and good working practice for performers as well as seeking to develop students' experience and imagination in performance. There will also be instruction in how the entertainment industry works and how Performing Arts relates to and interacts with society.

In addition to studying Basic Skills the subjects covered will include:

Acting;
Contemporary Dance;
Film and TV Acting;
Jazz Dance;
Musical Theatre Performnace;
Performance Workshop and Project;
Performing Arts Business;
The Historical Context of Performing Arts ;
Physical Theatre;
Singing for Actors and Dancers;
Dance Performance;
Contemporary Theatre Performance;
Technical Theatre; and
Voice for the Actor.
PROGRESSION/CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES
Progression to Level 4 specialist drama / performing arts courses, or study at HE in performing arts, drama / dance or related studies
ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE coursework and FMP practical examination
EXCURSIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE regular theatre visits, visits from external companies and practitioners, regular projects with professional companies

Full Time BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts

Price on request