Performance Studies CamTec

Level 3 Sub Diploma

Course Summary:

The Performing Arts course is designed for those students who want to explore the performance industry in more depth, in terms of the work available, how to network, audition and survive in this most competitive of industries. Students will explore freelance and contract based work, as well as preparing for projects and performances. There is practical work involved, in terms of workshop based classes to help refine your skills. This is a particularly useful course for those wanting to explore the varied roles within the industry, not simply performance.

Higher Education Destinations:

  • The University of Salford – Broadcast Journalism
  • The University of Sunderland – Drama
  • University College Oldham- Performance
  • Newcastle University – English Language
  • Manchester Metropolitan University – Creative Writing and Drama
  • The University of Salford – Television and Radio

Career destinations:

Performing Arts leads on to HE courses at both university and specialist drama schools involving study of a single art form or in combination (e.g. musical theatre). Other popular choices include Arts Administration, Stage Management, Technical Theatre, and Events Marketing/Promotion. Drama will also help you develop key communication skills and confidence, which will help you succeed in a broad range of careers.

Entry Requirements:

Some practical performance experience is desirable, though not essential.

Assessment Method:

100% coursework

Student Case Studies:

Charlie Redfern

Charlie Redfern

“I enjoy all three of the art forms covered by Performing Arts so teachers advised me this would be a wise option. I’ve really enjoyed it – the subject matter is interesting, the lessons are fun and it has really furthered my abilities.”

Charlie is planning to study Performing Arts further at university.