Performing Arts First Diploma

Entry Requirements:

A range of 3/2 grades at GCSE. Experience of performing is a necessity.

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. This includes elements such as:

  • 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, as well as a 1-hour online exam. 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-shirts 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 Level 3 course in Performing Arts. To progress we would expect you to achieve a Merit on the First Diploma and have GCSE English at grade 4 or above.

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