St. Mary's

Performance Arts

Is this course for me?

This course will appeal to anyone who has an interest in Performing Arts, is practically minded and sees themselves on the stage as an actor or singer. If you enjoy working as part of a team to specific deadlines and taking charge of your own learning whilst developing your interpersonal skills, this could be the course for you.

Areas of Study

  • Investigating the people who have had the most influence over the theatre we see today (Practitioners).
  • Developing your own skills as an Actor (Voice and Movement).
  • Taking part in a production for an invited audience (group Performance workshop).
  • Developing your skills as a Musical Theatre or Classical Performer.

You may also have to opportunity to:

  • Work on more challenging texts such as Shakespeare.
  • Develop and experiment with different styles of acting.
  • Singing techniques for Performance Directing.

Btec Level 3 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts

Please enquire about the possibility of studying:

  • Btec Diploma in Performing Arts (2 A levels)

Future Opportunities

This course provides a good foundation for either Drama school, University or into a career related to the performing arts including film, television or theatre industries as an actor, dancer, choreographer, singer, musician, director, theatre administrator, set designer, costume designer. events management, public relations and drama. Because of the transferable skills such as teamwork, taking responsibility for your own learning and working within set briefs to a specific deadline, the course is also ideal for the further study of Events Management, Public relations, teaching, and Business. 62% of companies have recruited employees with a Btec qualification.

Exam Board: Pearson