Musical Theatre BTEC National Diploma Level 3

In Southampton

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Southampton

Description

The Performing Arts Industry has always been a challenging working environment but with the growth and development of the leisure and entertainments world opportunities for employment are on the increase. This course provides an opportunity to:

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Southampton (Hampshire)
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Britannia Road, SO14 5FP

Starts

On request

To take into account

5 GCSEs at grade A*-C BTEC First Diploma in Performing Arts Qualification in a related subject An Intermediate GNVQ in a related subject Appropriate work experience A keen interest in Performing Arts & Dance

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Subjects

  • Theatre

Course programme


Musical Theatre BTEC National Diploma Level 3

About the course:
The Performing Arts Industry has always been a challenging working environment but with the growth and development of the leisure and entertainments world opportunities for employment are on the increase. This course provides an opportunity to:

Find out what the industry has to offer
  • Learn in a supportive yet realistic industry environment
  • Develop skills in performance
  • Experience state of the art facilities


Success Story:
Past students have enthused about the way this course has helped them develop their self-confidence and expressive skills as well as prepare them for advanced performance courses.

Course Content:
The course will provide specialised training in singing, dance and acting techniques relevant to the performing arts industry. The course shares several core subjects that are common to all four BTEC National Diploma's in Performing Arts. These include:
  • Production techniques
  • Performing arts in context
  • Performance workshop
  • Background to Theatre
  • Production Project

You will also take part in classes covering English, Maths and IT relevant to performing arts. In addition to these core subjects the course will incorporate several subjects specific to musical theatre. These include:
  • Dance
  • Singing
  • Acting techniques
  • Contextual studies
  • Rehearsal & production


Learning Style:
Individual and group work in classrooms, workshops, studios, project work and visits. The course combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills.

Equipment Requirements:
Additional costs may be incurred for visits such as theatre trips and for project work.

Assessment:
Is varied and includes coursework, assignments and practical exercises. Some of the units are externally tested and within the programme there is a student led project. This could be a written piece of work, like a report or an investigation, or it could be a practical piece of work.

Progression:
A BTEC National Diploma prepares you for employment
and provides a good grounding to go on to a more
advanced course such as:
  • University Degree
  • BTEC Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts
  • Theatre Design
  • Technical theatre

With further study or training, you may go into careers in the Performing Arts industry such as:
  • Acting
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Entertainment
  • Technical or design assistant


Musical Theatre BTEC National Diploma Level 3

Price on request