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Performing Arts First Diploma

Entry Requirements:
A range of 3/2 or D-E grades. Students who do not have English and Maths at grade C/4 or above will be required to take a qualification in these alongside.

Why Should You Take This Course?
If you have an interest in performing and want an opportunity to learn new skills in singing, dance and acting then this is the course for you. It is an ideal way to increase your performance experience and explore all elements of this varied subject.

Course content
This is a full time, practical course which allows you to learn new skills and then try them out in professional quality performances.
The course is assessed through units of coursework including;
Working in the Performing Arts Industry
Acting Skills and Techniques
Performing Dance
Musical Theatre
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed throughout the course through practical and written assignments. The course includes plenty of performance opportunities.
Are there any special expenses?
You will need a set of clothes for dance classes. We will also expect you to provide some elements of costume for performance, such as coloured t-shirt and black leggings for chorus work in a musical performance.
Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to take part in professional workshops and attend performances both locally and in the West End. Previous students have also given talks and shared their experiences of the next stage of their career.
What could I do next?
After this course many students choose to continue on to the BTEC National Extended Diploma in Performing Arts. To progress we would expect you to achieve a Merit on the First Diploma and have GCSE English at C or above.


How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2018-2019 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post