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Performing Arts (Acting, Dance and Singing) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Wyke Sixth Form College

Wyke Sixth Form College, Bricknell Avenue, Hull, HU5 4NT

National Extended Diploma (BTEC)
Level 3
Arts, Media and Publishing

Course Summary

This course is for you if you would like to develop all round performance skills and transferrable skills opportunity to develop all-round performance skills and transferable skills such as self-confidence, self-presentation, personal discipline, time management and organisational skills which are highly regarded by higher education and employers. This course is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Course Details

BTEC Performing Arts (Acting, Dance and Singing) Extended Diploma (3 A Level Equivalent)

Triple subject choice: 13 x lessons a week. Full-time course

Compulsory participation in college production enrichment in first year

42% external assessment

Range of dance styles and choreography units

Basic Acting and Singing units

Range of project-based units and employability that can be explored in dance, acting or singing

Units studied over 2years include:

Unit 1: Investigating Practitioners’ Work (externally assessed)

Unit 2: Developing Skills and Techniques for Live Performance

Unit 3: Group Performance Workshop (externally assessed)

Unit 4: Performing Arts in the Community

Unit 5: Individual Performance Commission (externally assessed)

Unit 6: Final Live Performance to an Audience

Unit 7: Employment Opportunities in the Performing Arts (externally assessed)

Unit 12: Contemporary Dance Technique

Unit 14: Choreography for Live Performance

Unit 19: Acting Styles

Unit 22: Movement in Performance

Unit 23: Singing Techniques for Performers

Unit 29: Storytelling

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