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Level 1 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (UAL)

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  • Fee
    16-18 Free  /  19+ £1,896*
  • Duration of course 36 weeks
  • Course type Full-time (16-18s)
  • This course is suitable for 16-18; Adults

Will the course give me what I want?

Course content

This is a 1 year, Level 1 Performing Arts course and expects participation in all three main general areas of the performing arts: Dance, Drama & Singing, although there will be the opportunity to specialise

Areas of study include: Acting Skills, Dance Skills, Physical Theatre, Devising Plays, Dance Performance Musical Theatre, Business in the Performing Arts and Contemporary Dance


What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Progression to the Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts    


How will I learn?

You will learn through a variety of practical techniques classes, practical workshops, group seminars and lectures.    


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed continually through practical project work, coursework, written assignments and through giving presentations. Practical assessment will include some public performances but also in-class presentation and workshop assessment.  


How much time should I be expected to spend on assignments, projects, field trips etc

2 – 5 hours per week of independent learning

In addition to your coursework there will be regular opportunity for you to watch performances at professional theatres, participate in additional workshops and attend talks from visiting artists.


Which awarding body is the course validation by?

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What qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?

  • Confidence and willingness to perform in front of others
  • Excellent attendance and time-keeping
  • Ability to listen to the ideas of others
  • Willingness to contribute ideas
  • Creativity and imagination (nothing is impossible in theatre)
  • The ability to have FUN!

To be a successful applicant to our programmes in Performing Arts you should have the following qualifications: ​

  • You will have an initial assessment of your literacy skills and will need to achieve a score of Entry Level 3 in order to gain access to the course. ​
  • Be aged between 16-18 ​
  • Have some achievement at GCSE grades E-G ​
  • Motivated in following a performing arts programme
  • Demonstrate a commitment to working towards goals with your tutor ​​

All courses are subject to a successful and positive reference from a previous tutor or employer. ​

Expected prior knowledge

 

You will have some experience of the performing arts, whether through school / college or amateur dramatics. Your preference might be to sing, dance or act, but you will be open to learning about all three disciplines.

English level

GCSE Grade E-G.

Mathematics level

GCSE Grade E-G is desirable but not essenti

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You will be required to have appropriate clothing for practical classes (which will be discussed at enrolment). It is also advisable to have a pair of jazz shoes / appropriate indoor shoes for practical work.


For further information please call 020 7258 2721, email customer.services@cwc.ac.uk or come to one of our Open Days.



 

* Fee information

Fees shown are set against the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change when Government funding changes are announced.

All our full time further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are free if you are 16-18 years old and meet UK residency requirements. Depending on your circumstances, you may also be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as free school meals and travel.

If you are  enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances.