Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Performing Arts
Arts, Media and Publishing
What will you be working towards?
||National Award (BTEC)
Worth three A Levels, this diploma is the start you'll need to progress on to university or stage school. It will help refine your talent preparing you to achieve your dreams of working in either theatre, performing arts, dance or music. This course is highly versatile, you'll learn skills and techniques in acting, dance, music and singing. In addition, you'll also explore the history and development of musical theatre. It's a highly practical programme and you'll have the opportunity to take part in public performances as part of your assessments.
Units you may study include:
Developing skills and techniques for live performance
Group performance skills
Performing arts in the community
Individual performance commission
Employment opportunities in the performing arts
Numerous live performances to an audience
Investigating practitioners' work
Acting styles and techniques
Singing techniques for performers
Musical theatre techniques
How will it be delivered?
100% Assessment - Coursework
Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.