This two-year production-based course is designed to train you to become an actor and a performer. There is a strong element of practical work and the college maintains excellent links with local and national theatres, creating opportunities for you to experience the reality of performance.
Higher National Diploma - HND
The course is structured around three areas of study:
Performance work: in our studio theatre
Knowledge: independent and group research in the history of contemporary theatre, how theatre companies work, copyright and health and safety
Skills: including acting technique, movement for actors, voice, singing and dance, and basic stage design.
You will study:
Acting for camera
Alternative approaches to acting
Creative arts professional practice
Creative arts research skills
Dance for musical theatre
Devising for performance
Movement for the actor
Singing for musical theatre
Theatre in education
Applied contemporary performance practice
Innovative theatre performance
Jazz techniques and performance
Peforming arts workshop leadership
Preparation, process and production
Singing techniques and styles
The course is continually assessed through vocationally based assignments, finishing with a major project and assessed show.
Regulation of standards:
Internal Verification of assignment briefs and assessment standards
External moderation of samples of work by external examiner
Public performance, inside the college and at external venues, to show standards of work
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
GCSE English and maths at grace C (5) or above or functional skills English and maths at Level 2 are required. Relevant skills or work experience will be considered.
|Northern Ireland||£5,000||Year 1|