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This course is practical in nature and suitable for students considering pathways into the performing arts industry or higher education performance arts training.
The Extended Diploma in Performing Arts provides skills within all aspects of the three disciplines of dance, acting and singing. The course also provides opportunities to develop skills in creativity and performance, audition preparation and professional training in each discipline. Sessions are delivered in the College’s McMillan Theatre, with students regularly accessing workshops and performances by professionals. Our successful final course performances have seen students performing to packed houses of 300 people or more each night.
All students study a combination of dance, drama and singing units to give a broad introduction to the many aspects within performing arts. These include:
Assessment is through coursework based on assignments set in each unit. Assignments involve performance projects, individual research and group work. On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded an overall Distinction, Merit or Pass grade.
The Colleges performing arts students regularly progress to some of the best known London schools for performing arts. Students are also accepted on a range of other courses, or employed in the entertainment or leisure industries. Previous students have been employed by organisations within the performance arts industry or gone onto teaching qualifications.
|Course Title||Performing Arts Extended Diploma Level 3|
You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range or a Level 2 Diploma at Merit grade.
My greatest achievement since joining the College has been gaining a place at my dream drama school, East 15. For me, this opportunity was just a fantasy before I came to College and I never thought it would happen, especially the first year auditioning.
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