Level 3

Performing and Production Arts (Musical Theatre) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course is ideal if you have an interest in musical theatre, the performing arts industry and would like to pursue an education and eventually a career in this industry. The delivery is vocationally led through a series of performance projects.

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • You will be asked to evidence your ability in the subject in the form of an audition
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Musical Theatre styles and genres
  • Singing techniques (ensemble and solo)
  • Musical Theatre acting techniques
  • Ballet, Tap and Jazz techniques
  • Developing your speaking voice (articulation)
  • Analysis of text and the written word
  • Research and creative contexts
  • Body Conditioning and Fitness
  • Performance Skills
  • Music theory
  • Progression onto Higher Education
  • English and maths

Assessment & Feedback

  • Project/portfolio based learning
  • Practical tasks
  • Performance
  • Self-evaluation of own practice
  • Reflective processes

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

Progress onto a vocational Drama School training or University degree qualification.