1 Year / Full-time
Our full-time, one-year SQA Advanced Certificate Course is designed for any student we deem has enough potential to work at the highest level in the business, but doesn’t meet the age restrictions or academic criteria needed to join one of our Degree programmes.
You will complete your first year’s training with a recognised Level 4 qualification which will allow you to graduate onto one of the TBA Degree programmes for your remaining two years of your training.
This course is delivered in partenrship with The MGA Academy of Performing Arts.
The course is technique orientated, giving you a solid foundation in the three key disciplines of Acting, Singing and Dance that can then be built upon in future studies.Specialist classes and training workshops include:
Acting & Performance
Voice & Vocal Technique
Singing Including Repertoire & Technique
Jazz, Ballet & Tap
Text Analysis & Scene Study
Musical Theatre History
Professional & Personal Development
The course is designed to thoroughly prepare you for the following two years ahead in which you will continue your training on one of our degree courses. Expanding your skill set and enabling you to realise your full potential in your future training.
Assessment tasks could take the form of:
• Public performances
• In-class performances of devised or published work
• Oral presentations
• Critical reflection
• Working as part of an ensemble
• Individual and group research projects.
You'll be taught through a range of activities including lectures, workshops, seminars, skills classes, rehearsals, tutorials, work placements, theatre visits, and theatre productions.