Performing Arts

BTEC Performing Arts

This course will enable you to critically analyse the work of performing arts practitioners, and develop performance skills and techniques for live shows. You will also develop the skills needed to run a community performance, understand target audiences for commissioned work, and learn how to put together a promotional portfolio.

Duration: 1 year
Starting date: September 2019
Location: SRC Bede Sixth Form

You will learn through a combination of practical hands on experience creating performance material for community performances and group work, and through close analysis of real world case studies focusing on contextual factors, creative intentions and the nature of commission work.

The new BTEC Nationals in Performing Arts use a combination of assessment styles to give students the study skills needed to continue their learning and also the confidence to apply their knowledge in the workplace. Assessments include tasks and performances.

To have achieved A*/9-C/4 grades in at least five GCSE programmes, and you must have either GCSE English or GCSE Maths.

In addition to developing your abilities as an actor, you will also have the opportunity to improve your dance, vocal, singing vocal and personal management skills. You will have access to industry standard camera and editing equipment, as well as freedom to use our state-of-the-art recording studio.

Choosing Performing Arts could lead to a range of exciting opportunities. You could go on to be an actor, dancer, theatre director, broadcast presenter, choreographer, set designer, or even a Performing Arts Teacher.

  • Amazing facilities and teachers.
  • A highly practical course that allows you to explore the roles and skills of performers and focus on your area of expertise.
  • Inspirational teaching staff who will support you every step of the way.