b') LEVEL 3 URSES (CO DVANCED APERFORMING ARTS PERFORMING ARTS BTEC National Equivalent to one A LevelBTEC National Equivalent to two A LevelsThis course gives you an understanding of allWe recommend this course for those looking for a aspects of Performing Arts including acting andwrap-around foundation programme, those who are dance, and combines it with the opportunity tolooking to go on to drama/performing arts schools. focus on performance and production support. ThisWe strongly suggest including Drama and Theatre is not a Musical Theatre course. You will work as partA Level in your choices to create an extensive of the Colleges ClassAction Performance Companytheatrical programme. An EPQ in Performance or and you will be challenged to professional standardsan Arts Award can be added in the second year to of creative collaboration.provide extension to your studies in this area.You will study both the theory and practice of aThis course gives you an understanding of all aspects wide range of theatre styles. The course demandsof Performing Arts, including acting and dance practical, creative and communication skills in equaloptions, and combines it with the opportunity to measure. It will provide an opportunity to specialisefocus on both performance and production support. in dierent performance genres that you want toYou will work as part of the Colleges ClassAction develop, and you will be encouraged to nd yourPerformance Company and you will be challenged own artistic voice. to professional standards of creative collaboration. This is a practical vocational course, requiring You will develop skills that allow you to stage yourimagination, sensitivity and the ability to get on well own production events, whilst also learning towith others. You will learn by completing projects and record development and progress in order to reectassignments that are based on realistic workplace upon your own professional practice. situations, activities and demands. There are high expectations of students on this course, but it also Students from the department have been successfuloers the opportunity to perform with the best at in progressing to RADA, Bristol Old Vic, Royalthe very highest level. You will be encouraged to nd Central School of Speech and Drama, Lamda, GSA,your own unique artistic voice as a practitioner.East 15, Drama Centre, Mountview, Arts Ed, Birds, Performers, LABAN, The Place, Urdang. ASSESSMENTThere will be a combination of internally assessed ASSESSMENT projects and assignments, together with externally There will be a combination of internally assessedassessed examined units.projects and assignments, together with externally assessed examined units. ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTSGrade 4 in GCSE English Language as well as ADDITIONAL experience of performance and/or production. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Related qualications in drama or dance will beGrade 4 in GCSE English Language; a GCSE in aan advantage.performance art subject is desirable, although an experience of performance and/or production is also appropriate. You need a genuine interest in performance/theatre and to be prepared to work practically at all times.58 WWW.GODALMING.AC.UK'