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Performing and Production Arts (Level 3)

Key course information

Music, Performing and Production Arts


1 year

Full Time

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Course Overview

If you have a passion for Performing Arts and are keen to explore the field further, develop your own skills and have ambitions to work in the performing arts or related industries, this is the course for you!Our Performing Arts course at Trowbridge embraces aspects of acting, singing and dance as key disciplines, preparing you with the confidence and skills to take to higher education, employment and possibly drama school. We have a state-of-the-art professional studio theatre, The Arc Theatre as well as specialist Dance and Drama Studios.Students at Salisbury are trained by professional artists within our partner organisation, Wiltshire Creative.Wiltshire Creative comprises the combined vision, creative energy and ambition of Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury International Arts Festival and Salisbury Playhouse.Students spend time at the Salisbury Arts Centre and the Salisbury Playhouse with further sessions taking place in the well-equipped campus Performing Arts Studio.

What will I learn?

You will find the course in Performing Arts challenging, exciting and innovative. You will not simply be a student on a course but an active member of a student theatre company and as such you will engage in all aspects of production as well as performing regularly for public audiences. Our Performing Arts staff have a range of professional and industry experience so are well equipped to share their industry knowledge, skills and experience with you.

Entry Requirements

- 4 GCSEs grade A*- C including English and Maths or equivalent (or Merit or Distinction in a related subject at Level 2)
- A good reference
- A satisfactory audition and interview

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

There is a considerable amount of home study involved in the course. It should also be noted that the course can be physically demanding. There are also some evening requirements for students to attend theatre visits, rehearsals and performances which are an essential part of the course. There is also a requirement to produce researched written work and presentations regularly.

Additional Costs and Information

There is a studio fee for the year of £100 which is payable at the start of the course. Please note that the production pathway is currently only available at Salisbury.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Music, Performing and Production Arts

Career Opportunities

  • Musician
  • Producer
  • Promoter

  • Arts Administration
  • Presenter
  • Agent

The UK music industry contributes £4.5billion to the economy

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