Level 3

Performing Arts (Acting) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2022
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2022
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This course will give you all you need to pursue a career in the performing arts as an actor, or as a stepping stone to drama school or university.

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

  • Historical context of performance
  • The performing arts business
  • Physical theatre performance
  • Children’s theatre performance
  • Acting auditions
  • Acting for film and TV
  • Classical and contemporary theatre
  • Developing your voice
  • Scriptwriting skills
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

  • Rehearsals and performances
  • Portfolios, essays and presentations
  • Evaluations and group discussions

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

Higher education at university, college or conservatoire, including our HND Performance at University Centre Southend.