Level 3 Extended Diploma in Musical Theatre
Do you dream of making musical theatre your professional career? Can you see yourself performing on the West End, singing and dancing on cruise ships or starring in your own show? If you love to dance, sing and act then this course will have you stepping into the spotlight in no time.
During the two year course, equivalent to three A Levels, you will participate in technique classes and will learn how to work and perform in a professional environment and take part in a large number of performances, gaining the experience and skills needed to work in the industry as a triple threat performer.
You’ll study a variety of units across dancing, singing and acting including exploring various performance styles, creating your own musical, performing musical theatre to an audience, producing a personal project, working collaboratively and planning your own career in the performing arts industry.
Alongside your comprehensive timetable, you will take skills-based classes in all three disciplines of dance, singing and acting. This will include classes in various styles of jazz, tap, ballet, solo and ensemble singing, physical theatre and the study of practitioners in all three disciplines.
The course is based around practical and academic activities and you will participate in various live performances which include a flash mob, tea dance, pantomime, variety show, Christmas carol service, professional casting day and an end of year full scale musical production.
- Usually you’ll need four or more A*-C (9-4) grades at GCSE in subjects that are relevant to the course you’d like to study (including Maths and/or English).
This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances.