3 Years / Full-time
Course modules include: Vocal Techniques, Singing, Acting, Performance Skills, Jazz, Tap and Ballet, all with a Musical Theatre context. There are also modules on Professional Development Musical Theatre Repertoire, Theatrical Makeup, Technical Theatre, Theatre History and Industry Studies.
The course concludes with a London showcase and lots of support to take you into your professional career.
You'll be introduced to key practitioners and processes that underpin performer training. You'll develop devising, movement, vocal, and acting skills for working effectively as members of an ensemble and as a solo performer. We initiate the principles of academic approaches of practice as research, analysis, and critique at this level.
Singing for the Performer 1
Ensemble Performance 1
Performing Arts in Context 1
The second year builds your knowledge of interpretation, analysis, and text performance. As a performer/actor/creator, you'll develop an understanding and application of a range of theatrical approaches, practitioners, and dramaturgical choices, to make meaningful and imaginative work. Critical theory develops your academic and cognitive skills and ongoing technical classes in acting for camera and solo performance training expand your skills in preparation for year three.
Singing for the Performer 2
Ensemble Performance 2
Performing Arts in Context 2
This is your professional practice year. You'll engage in professional projects, in which you'll collaborate with peers, industry practitioners, and professional venues. You'll learn about professional and commercial practice, acquiring the skills to be a self-starting entrepreneurial performance practitioner. You'll also hone your skills and knowledge for a range of employment scenarios.
Performing Arts Independent Study
The Professional Performer
Professional Performance Projects
Performing Arts Showcase
Individual Contemporary Performance
You'll develop singing and voice techniques including accent work, and establish a personal acting process that responds to a variety of professional working scenarios.
Modules will develop key skills in acting, singing, and dancing, while simultaneously beginning the initial formative stage of developing a portfolio of solo performances in a variety of genres.
Public performance opportunities will test your ability to work collaboratively, by connecting your work as a performer with other production elements. These collaborative projects require you to work at industry standard and within professional recognised timeframes. You'll graduate with a series of tools and strategies to prepare you for a performance career, and further study, if desired.
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.
Applicants are required to attend an audition.
Applicants should be aged 15 and over.
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