BTEC Level 2 Performing and Production Arts Industry Skills- Acting

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Let your career take centre stage as you gain professional performance skills and industry experience. You’ll be given the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge, technical and practical skills, and will be able to apply these in work-related environments.

You’ll explore various styles and techniques in improvisation, movement and voice, as well as create performance work and collaborate with other disciplines, perform in different spaces throughout the year and execute your final performance in the Chroma-Q Theatre, all of which will prepare you for the working world or progression onto level 3.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop acting skills and styles
  • Explore professional development needs
  • Develop and create a collaborative performance
  • Present an audition portfolio
  • Apply your skills to a performance

Performing Arts

Acting

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Who is this course for?

Those with an interest in acting who wish to build their skills and confidence in a professional environment with skilled practitioners. You will work alongside similarly motivated students to devise, rehearse and create work that can be shared with an audience. Most of the students who complete this course of study will move on to the Level 3 Acting programme.

Benefits / Skills

  • Explore and develop your acting skills
  • Build your confidence on and off stage 
  • Act in two major performance pieces in a professional environment. 
  • Devise performance work to suit different contexts.
  • Explore improvisation techniques and practice. 
  • Perform scripted plays in different genres 
  • Enhance your knowledge about working in the performing arts industry
  • Entry Requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a level 3 qualification, an apprenticeship or relevant employment

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    Course Details

    Duration

    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date

    18/09/2023

    Course Code

    67619-01

    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £2,111 plus exam fee of £114   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

    Course Facts

    History

    English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4.

    Extra Curriculum

    We provide full-time arts education to over 1,000 students every year, from level 1 through to BA Honours degrees. If you are successful in gaining a place on one of our specialist courses, we will work with you to develop your creative skills and prepare you for the next big step – either to university, drama school, art college or the world of work.

    School of Creative Arts
    Leeds City College
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