Performing Arts – Acting Level 2

Please note, this course information is for September 2021 entry.
The new admissions cycle for September 2022 entry will open in October 2021, and we recommend you check back for updates to course information.

Have you already developed a passion for theatre and performance through participating in school productions, attending youth theatre or taking a GCSE drama class? This Level 2 Acting course will help you to take your performance skills further.

Throughout the course, you will learn the fundamentals of Acting and further your knowledge of theatre as a whole. You will explore acting skills in a range of styles and genres, through scripted performance and devising. This exciting and confidence boosting course is a perfect start for aspiring actors.

You will have various opportunities to perform in productions and events during the year, which will require you to attend rehearsals and performances outside of normal College hours.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through a combination of performance assessment, verbal discussion and coursework.

Large and small scale performances will be assessed through both rehearsal observation and final performance effectiveness.

Coursework is often connected directly to the analysis and research done as part of the performance and production process.

What do I need?

You will need to have achieved at least 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 and above, including English, and Maths. It is a requirement, however, that you retake GCSE English and Maths as part of your programme, if you do not have Grade 4. This will ensure you can progress to a Level 3 course or apprenticeship, and will improve your future employment prospects.

Where can it take me?

You can progress to a Level 3 vocational course in Acting or Musical Theatre. 

You could consider a junior position as a Performer or Workshop Leader. Other options could include Communications and customer facing roles.

Additional information

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