Level 3 Performing Arts
Mon Sep 07 2020
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Today’s entertainment industry is exciting and diverse, with this region quickly making a name for itself in both television and theatre.
On this course, you will explore dance, acting and musical theatre and work towards being a triple threat performer. Whether you aspire to be on stage, on camera, creating voice-overs, or becoming a reality TV star, this course will provide you with the skills and techniques to help you realise your goals.
The Level 3 course is designed to give learners the opportunity to perform as much as possible, in a wide range of venues, styles and disciplines. It develops your skills and techniques, gives you real industry experience and prepares you for a successful career in this exciting and rewarding profession.
You will learn and gain valuable experience in a range of performance techniques to suit a variety of industry demands, including film and screen acting, voice characterisation for animation and digital platforms, physical theatre, audition techniques and monologues, contemporary theatre, comedy, singing, musical theatre, movement and dance.
You will be supported in applying to university and auditioning for drama schools and students get to engage with visiting lecturers, as well as go on trips and visits to venues, both regionally and nationally.
So if you want to make a positive step to realising your true potential in this exciting industry, then this course is for you.
The course is a two year, full-time vocational course, equivalent to 3 A-Levels. You will work on practical projects in the following:
- Northern Stage Residencies (1st & 2nd Year)
- Screen Acting
- Audio Performance
- Physical Theatre
- Contemporary Theatre
- Musical Theatre
- Children’s and Community Theatre
This course is run in partnership with Northern Stage, the region’s largest producing theatre. Throughout the two years of study you will be taught by professional directors, actors and facilitators, culminating in a residency and public performance each year at Northern Stage. This unique partnership offers Gateshead College students first-hand experience of producing work in a professional venue.
We also take on regular commissions including Metro Radio’s Halloween ‘Walk of Fear,’ benefit concerts for regional charities and drama facilitation for local community organisations.
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the most out of your time at college.
We have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our students.
Our specialist teams can help with:
- Learning difficulties
- Physical and sensory disabilities
- Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Aspergers or other specific learning difficulties
- Mental health and well being
- Exam access arrangements
- Money, finance and bursary advice
- Careers advice, job and university applications
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced course fees. This depends on your individual circumstances.
If you already have a full level 3 qualification and are aged 19 or over you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the fee in full upfront, minus a 10% discount.
You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about finance & funding here.