Comments about Course - BTEC National Diploma Performance (Drama) - At the institution - London - Greater London
Who is this course for? This course is for young people aged 16-18, who have experience and the capacity to learn in the area of theatre performance What do I need to get on the course? # 4 GCSEs at grade A-C, including English language, # BTEC First Diploma with merit or distinction and key skills at Level 2. # Students wanting to join this course will need to attend an interview and an audition
BTEC National Diploma in Drama (equivalent to 3 A Levels).
What is this course about?
You will develop skills in the performance of scripted and devised material, as well as knowledge of theatre history and the performing arts industry.
What will I study?
Performing is a major part of the course, with regular performances throughout the year and a strong focus on working with industry professionals.
You study different aspects of movement and drama, such as:
# Acting techniques
# Improvisation and devising
# Historical and cultural studies
# Movement studies
# Film and TV acting
# Physical theatre
# Vocal skills
# The performing arts business
# Theatre for children.
What can I do after the course?
You can go onto higher education or to further training at a drama school or to related employment. Past students have progressed to Central School of Speech and Drama, Middlesex University, De Montfort University and Dartington College