BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in
Performing Arts

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This Performing Arts course offers a broad introduction to working in the performing arts sector. You’ll develop your practical performance skills, as well as your understanding of the performing arts industry.

Along with expanding practical performance skills such as dancing, voice and acting, you’ll also learn about performing arts as a business, the production process, professional development, and working in the industry.

Course Content

The course covers performing arts as a business, the production process, professional development, and working in the industry, as well as solo performance, dancing, voice, and acting.

The majority of the assessed work is based on practical assessments and a portfolio of evidence. Two units are externally assessed.

Example Modules:

  • Acting Skills
  • Dance Skills
  • Devising Performance
  • Preparation, Performance and Production
  • Individual Showcase
  • Voice and Speech
  • Performance in Context
  • Movement Skills
  • Performing Scripted Plays
  • Performing Arts Industry

Features/Benefits

  • Outstanding rehearsal and performance facilities, including a 200-seat theatre, as well as dance and drama studios
  • Industry-experienced tutors
  • Opportunities for involvement in performances and exhibitions throughout the year
  • Opportunities to book rehearsal and recording studios outside of class times

Entry Requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above
  • A satisfactory personal report, referencing your singing, dancing, and acting abilities.

Progression Opportunities

On satisfactory completion of this course (at Merit level), with passes in all key skills, you can progress on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts.

Alternatively, you may wish to progress into full-time employment in the performing arts industry.

Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Saturday 24th November 10:00am - 1:00pm

Key Facts

Dates:

  • September 2019

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)

Level:

2

Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 19/20RFG6071

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