Performing Arts CamTec

Level 3 Single 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:

You’ll need a 4 or above in GCSE English Language and some practical experience is desirable, though not essential. We’d expect you to enjoy performing, be committed to working as part of a team and be highly organised to ensure you keep up to date in your studies. We move quickly!

Assessment Method:

Year 1 and Year 2 100% coursework

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