Level 3

Performing Arts (Acting) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
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

  • Four GCSEs at grade four/grade C or above, including maths and English, or
  • Performing Arts (Acting) Level 2 Extended Certificate plus maths and English at grade four/grade C or above, or equivalent
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which will be in the form of an audition

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/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

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