Performing and Production Arts (Acting)

Performing and Production Arts (Acting)

This full time vocational course delivers training and experience that prepares actors for rehearsal and performance whilst developing employability skills. You will be given the opportunity to acquire the skills and techniques necessary to bring characters to life and communicate their stories. Working as a successful member of a company, you get to work in rehearsal and performance spaces across the city with industry professionals.

  • Course Type School Leaver
  • Subject Area Dance, Drama, Performance and Production
  • Qualification UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Centre for the Creative Industries
  • Course Length 2 years
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Overview

This full time vocational course delivers training and experience that prepare actors for rehearsal and performance whilst developing employability skills. You will be given the opportunity to acquire the skills and techniques necessary to bring characters to life and communicate their stories. Working as a successful member of a company you get to work in rehearsal and performance spaces across the city with industry professionals.

What topics will I study?

You will:

  • Explore a range of acting styles, practitioners, writers, directors and live performances
  • Improve acting technique for stage, camera and radio
  • Participate in vocal, movement and textual analysis workshops
  • Create a personal website and digital marketing materials
  • Develop interpersonal and other transferable skills to enhance your employability

This course does not involve formal exams. All assessment is carried out as coursework, both practical and written. There is a continuous assignment assessment process, involving practical and written work. Grades awarded for each assignment go towards a final grade for each unit.

What experiences will I get?

You have the opportunity of working in professional performing arts spaces within the city.

What can I study alongside this course?

This course is studied on its own and cannot be combined with other courses.

Next steps:

You could progress to university or drama school.

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements: Grade 4 in English Language. If you don’t have a grade 4 in Maths, you will be required to study for this alongside your course. Plus, you will need four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, or equivalent.

Subject specific entry requirements or recommendations: Successful candidates after interview will be invited to audition for a place upon the course.

Facilities

There is a drama theatre and a small workshop studio in the CCI and you will have access to a learning resource centre.

Additional Costs

You will need to have workshop clothing (black t-shirt and leggings/ tracksuit bottoms), for practical work. We charge an annual, non refundable £100 course administration fee. This will cover all compulsory theatre visits, workshops and venue hire. This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course). For any fee-related queries or further information, please contact the Advice and Recruitment Team on 01392 400444.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course). For any fee-related queries or further information, please contact the Advice and Recruitment Team on 01392 400444.

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  • Ready to find out more?

    Why not come along to one of our open events, a chance to explore our facilities, ask questions about our courses and find out more about being a student at Exeter College. Our next Open Event is on Thursday 17th October 2019, 5pm-8pm. Visit our open events page to register today.

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