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Performing Arts (Level 2)

L2

Why study this course?

On this course you will develop your practical drama and musical theatre skills in order to develop a broad understanding of the demands of the performing arts industry.

What will I study?

You will work alongside industry professionals to enhance your skills in acting, singing, dance, rehearsal techniques and devised and scripted work. Additionally, you will learn about the importance of a professional approach to your work. This will include regular practical assessments where you will showcase your skills in a variety of genres and attend workshops.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This study programme will prepare you for progression on to either the Acting or Musical Theatre study programme at Tresham College.

Are there any additional costs?

• Stationery
• Loose black clothing
• 2 to 3 trips per year approx. £30 per trip

If you are aged 19 or over, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Entry is subject to a successful interview and audition. You must prepare a piece to perform for 2-3 minutes at your audition.

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Performing Arts UAL Level 2 Extended Certificate AND • English and maths qualifications if required