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Performing and Production Arts (Live Events and Theatre Production)Level 3 Diploma

The course, which runs from our new Thurrock Campus in Grays, supports college performances, productions, events and external live briefs throughout the year. Students learn a wide range of production skills and are able to specialise in more specific skills for progression.

Course details


South Essex College celebrate a new turn of the creative production wheel as backstage industries take a wider direction.

To meet the emerging needs of the entertainment sector, in particular the crucial behind-the-scenes careers that make the magic happen, the Digital Technologies, Media And Performing Arts department are expanding their delivery to specialise in training young people from 16 years for the Theatre, Music, Event and Corporate sectors.

What's covered?

  • Principles of performance
  • Engaging with an audience
  • Introduction to professional practice
  • Critical and contextual awareness
  • Production skills and context
  • Performance skills and context
  • Preparation for specialist study
  • Collaborative performance project

How will my work be assessed?

Level 3 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts will be internally assessed and internally and externally moderated against the assessment criteria for the units.

What can I do after this?

Successful candidates can progress to Level 3 Extended Diploma Performing and Production Arts.

  • GCSEs at Grade 4 in Maths and/or English
  • 3 other GCSE grade 4 or above in any subject
  • A relevant performing arts qualification is desirable, but not essential

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  • Venue Thurrock Campus
  • Starts Wednesday, September 2, 2020
  • Attendance Full time
  • Duration 2 years
  • Provision School leavers
  • Cost Free
  • Cost details FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment
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