BTEC National programmes in Performing Arts are
for young people already with a performance company or those who want to
work in drama, dance, stage management or arts administration. The
programmes develop the professional and personal skills needed for a range
of careers either in, or related to, the performing arts.They also allow
some specialisation from a range of options. This course is run over two
The course covers:
Drama (modern and classical)
These subjects look at a range of performance and analytical skills, which
deal with theatre, dance and music production as well as the organisation,
administration, and financial aspects of performance operations. The
course will require attendance at College for five days a week.
BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts (3 A-Level
assessment leading to a final major project, which is performed in a
Cost / Equipment
Students over 19
may be required to pay tuition fees.
Registration for students aged
19 or over at the start of the course will be approx.£110.
of performance tickets, own costume or food, and travel costs to theatres
etc. There will also be an option for an extended theatre break.
may wish to have their own equipment for dance and stage make-up, but this
is not essential. Set construction and lighting costs are met by the
Help with essential equipment costs may be available to
students who experience financial difficulties..