Level 3 Performing Arts Musical Theatre

Key Facts
  • Starts September
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration Two Years
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


Are you keen to pursue a career in performing arts? This course offers an exciting stepping stone in performance training by developing strong skills in singing, dancing and acting. You will learn through intensive rehearsal and production processes from highly trained teachers and often industry professionals. You will have the opportunity to perform at professional venues.

What will I learn

This practical course will give you the opportunity to study 3 disciplines, dance, drama and music. You will gain the equivalent of 3 A Levels over the course of 2 years and will be given many opportunities to perform and create. Students enjoy many educational theatre trips for example London’s West End. You’ll also get to perform in large scale productions on and off site at Professional venues and will have the opportunity to work with some of the country's leading industry practitioners.

How will I learn

You will participate in practical performance projects. You will work in large groups during productions, rehearsals and creating work. You will work in smaller groups on script work, vocal harmonies and choreography tasks and individually through auditions and individual assessments. You will learn about the importance of monitoring and reflecting on your own individual learning.

What's next

You can progress onto our FdA Musical Theatre or apply for a programme at another University, Drama School or Conservatoire. You could also find work or an apprenticeship in the industry.

Additional Information

This course has an excellent track record for students progressing straight into top leading stage schools such as Arts Educational, Laine Theatre Arts, London Studio Centre, Guildhall, London School of Musical Theatre and many more. Past students are currently performing in Legally Blonde, UK tour of Oliver, Chicago, Billy Elliott, We Will Rock You, Phantom of the Opera and Sister Act. Students should also note, if you don’t already have an English and maths GCSE grade 9-4/A*-C, you will continue to work towards this as part of your main program of study*.

The chance to perform in incredible local venues such as Stockton Globe and The ARC!
Stockton Riverside College are one of the only courses in the UK to specialise in industry-relevant training for stage and for screen at Level
Nationally recognised qualification that provides an excellent opportunity for progression on to university.
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