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

Study Programme

Students who do not achieve a grade 4 or above in English and/or Maths will be required to complete an English and/or Maths qualification via the Century platform. Students will engage with at least 3 hours a week study via the online platform.

The Century platform is an online software system that uses artificial intelligence to create a personalised, adaptive and differentiated set of learning.  Students will work on a set of skills that are unique to them, the system will produce results and feedback tailored to meet individual learning needs alongside tasks that are mapped against the GCSE curriculum and encourage stronger learning outcomes.

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.