You will need a minimum of five GCSE grades 9-4 and a GCSE average of 5.3. You will also need to have achieved a grade 4 or higher in GCSE English Language or Literature. A GCSE qualification in a Drama-related subject is desirable, and you must be able to perform confidently in front of others.
This course will provide you with the opportunity to hear from academic and industry professionals in talks and workshops to improve your skills and learn new techniques.
You will also be given the chance to take part in college-wide performances and events, such as our Achievement Awards Evenings and Creative Arts Festival.
Throughout the course you will have a number of opportunities to watch live performances in the college and at external theatres.
You can progress to a higher education by going onto a degree level course at university of a conservatoire performing arts school. From this you can then work towards a range of jobs within the industry including the following:
• Musical theatre performer
• Drama therapist
• Theatre director
• Screen writer
• Arts administrator
• Self employed artist
• Self employed- Performing arts school principle/ teacher
Past students have progressed onto degree level courses at university and conservatoire schools focusing on performance, drama & musical theatre. From this they have become professional stage and screen actors, singers, dancers, performers and entertainers in a wide range of companies.
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