Performing Arts & Dance

Acting pathway - course units include:

  • Acting technique
  • Vocal skills
  • National Theatre Connections tour
  • Drama improvisation
  • Musical theatre
  • Singing
  • Physical theatre
  • Classical theatre
  • Contemporary theatre
  • Movement skills
  • Stage combat
  • Radio techniques.

    Dance pathway - course units include:
  • Ballet technique
  • Contemporary dance
  • Urban
  • Jazz
  • Dance improvisation and choreography
  • Group and individual repertoire
  • Musical theatre
  • Acting technique
  • Vocal skills.
  • Entry requirements

    5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above. You will be invited to an audition and interview.

  • Who is the course for?

    If you love dance and the performing arts, this course is for you. You will develop skills as a performer and will gain the qualifications necessary to enter higher education or work in the industry.

  • Study methods

    For each project and its content will be clearly outlined by your tutor in the form of a brief. In a vocational context, that aims to replicate and prepare you for real life situations in the industry, you will be assessed through rehearsals, practical performances and written coursework. You will also be expected to independently research and rehearse towards performances and projects.

  • How is the course assessed?

    This course is modular with assessments that involve performances each term and coursework that aids progression and development throughout the programme.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Successful students can go on to work in the industry as a performer (stage/TV), choreographer, teacher of performing arts, dance administrator, entertainer.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    You can progress from the Level 3 Diploma onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma and then onto a Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma course or undergraduate degree at university or drama school.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course either click the APPLY NOW button - fill out the form online and submit

    OR download an application form here and post it to the address on the form.
    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2024

Starts 2 September 2024

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Hayes Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00