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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Includes Dance, Musical Theatre & Acting)
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Information about this Course
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including
English and Maths, or a full Level 2 qualification with a Merit profile and
grades 9-4 in GCSE English and Maths.
The Extended Diploma in Performing Arts
allows you to choose a unique pathway which is tailored to your existing skills
and those you wish to develop further. This course will appeal to talented and
versatile performers who wish to study on a flexible study programme to suit
their own individual requirements.
This is a highly practical programme
which allows for study over a variety of disciplines.
The course includes:
Acting units will focus on works by
different practitioners, including Brecht, Stanislavski, Berkoff, and
Shakespeare, as well as the application of techniques such as physical theatre,
voice-over acting, devising and interpreting texts, commedia dell’arte, and
character development. You will also train in directing performances, for those
who wish to create their own company.
Musical units will examine vocal
anatomy, solo and ensemble singing, and voice-training techniques. A variety of
musical styles are performed throughout the year, and you will have the
opportunity to enter into graded singing examinations for the London College of
Dance units will combine classes with
our highly successful dance course, focusing on contemporary and jazz dance,
drawing on the techniques of Bob Fosse and Martha Graham.
Technical theatre routes can also be
explored within this course, with students learning the processes of stage
management, lighting and sound operation.
Learners have progressed to various higher education institutions
including Rose Bruford College, Central School of Speech and Drama, the
University of Chichester, University of Bath and the Northern School of
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