- Subject Area
- Performing Arts
- Age Group
Have you ever fancied learning about acting? Do you want to develop your skills and your confidence? Then this course could be the one for you. This is a largely practical course running over two evenings a week working on your performance skills. You will learn how to tackle a script, how to create your own work and how to develop your practical skills of voice and physicality.
Applicants will be required to take part in a practical audition and interview to assess their practical skills and they must also be able to read lines. Prior practical experience will be useful but is not essential.
How will I be assessed?
Assessments for this qualification are made up of a mixture of coursework and practical assessment, with all written assignments embedded into your practical work. Examples of assignment work could include: researching directors, playwrights, practitioners or an era in history, to underpin your practical performance. The evidence you provide will be in the form of log books or diary of your acting process and / or presentations.
Continuing Your Journey
Upon successful completion of this qualification students will be able to progress onto higher education courses or our BTEC 60 Credit Diploma in Performing Arts (Acting).Careers page
Previous students have successfully gone on to professional work within the acting industry in television, theatre, theatre in education, physical theatre and comedy.
Other potential careers paths include directing (TV and theatre), scriptwriting, drama therapy, teaching, setting up and running your own theatre company, and events management.
Fees, Finance & Funding
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.Fees, finance and funding page
Got a question?
Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?Make an enquiry
Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!
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If you were born to perform – as an actor, a singer, a dancer or a musician – or even if you want to work behind the scenes, you’ll absolutely love the passion, enthusiasm and creative atmosphere that infects everyone in our Performing Arts department, here at The Manchester College.