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Welcome to Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)

Course Details 

Why choose this course?

If you feel passionately about Musical Theatre and want to develop your skills further in a vocational setting, this is the course for you.

Performing Arts is a challenging yet extremely rewarding subject. It is designed to prepare you for the exciting and diverse industry of Performing Arts with musical theatre as a focus area.
This course is delivered mainly through practical work, designed to develop students’ technical and expressive skills through performance. It will allow you to experiment with your own ideas and performance styles, developing your creative skills

in choreography, singing and acting.You will also study theatre practitioners and analyse professional work.There will be a number of performance opportunities during this two year course, alongside workshops with visiting professional artists and visits to see professional work.

Course Content/Main Topics

Unit 3: Group Performance Workshop (Mandatory Unit/ External Assessment)
Unit 34: Developing Skills and Techniques for Performance (Mandatory Unit)
Unit 27: Musical Theatre Techniques (Mandatory Unit)

Careers and Higher Education

Due to the international recognition of BTEC courses such as this, you could progress straight into employment opportunities and if successful there are a wide variety of prospective careers that you can explore, for example: actor, entertainment manager,
Theatre production,TV/ commercial/ entertainment work or community dance worker/performer.You may also wish to continue your studies onto Higher Education. Successful BTEC National qualifications give UCAS points for university
applications and you may wish to continue onto a Degree level qualification in Performing Arts or another subject of your choice.


BTEC Level 3


Unit 3 is practical assessment with a written log book, marked externally – 120 guided learning hours
Unit 34 is a practical and written assessment – 60 guided learning hours
Unit 27 is a practical and written assessment – 60 guided learning hours

Entry Requirements

Grade 4 in Drama, Dance, Music or BTEC Equivalent

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