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Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

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The performing arts industry is highly competitive and demanding, but can be extremely rewarding. To be a success in this field, you need talent and personality, as well as a huge amount of enthusiasm and determination. Here at NPTC Group of Colleges, we are dedicated to providing the best teaching and learning for people who want to pursue a lasting career in Performing Arts. You will be given the opportunity to be involved a wide-range of performance activities, making use of our professional studios and fully equipped Performing Arts Centre. The course is designed to provide specialist training in dance, drama, singing and musical theatre to fully prepare you for a career in the industry.

If you love to perform and are always looking for ways to put your talents in the spotlight, this is the course for you.

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts is the vocational equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Core Units

Performance Workshop

Performing Arts Business

Historical Context of Performance

Rehearsing for Performance

Performing to an Audience.

Specialist Units

Specialist units will include a variety of styles, including some of the following from the different specialisms:

Singing

Musical Theatre Performance

Film and TV Acting

Stand-Up Comedy

Contemporary Theatre Performance Drama Improvisation

Auditions for Actors

Classical Theatre

Devising Plays

Ballet

Tap

Jazz

Contemporary dance.

 

Assessment

Unit based coursework assignments – written and practical

 

Course Costs

Dance clothing – approx. £30

Jazz shoes – approx. £25

Theatre Visits – approx. £50

 

Entry Requirements

Students must possess one of the following:

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C, to include Maths or English/Welsh.

BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at Merit grade or above

6 week induction programme.


  

Career Prospects

Students who successfully complete the course may apply to study at specialist schools / University. Career opportunities include performance, television, media,

teaching, arts administration.

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

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Contact Details

Bethan Griffiths 01639 648327 bethan.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk