Performing and Production Arts

Qualification: Diploma
Level 2

This course is currently unavailable. Please register your interest below and we will let you know when it next becomes available.

About the course

This course is an exciting starting point if you aspire to be a performer or work behind the scenes in stage production. Learn from industry professionals in our 240 seat state-of-the-art hub theatre where you will acquire a combination of contemporary performance skills and technical production skills.

On completion of this course so can choose to specialise in performing or production arts at level 3.

Take a look at our Centre for Contemporary Arts Guide

What you will learn
  • Historical context and classical theatre
  • Performance skills and techniques
  • Voice-over skills
  • Contemporary theatre
  • Audition skills and techniques
  • Developing production skills and techniques
  • Lighting operation for stage
  • Design for performance
  • Professional 240 seat state-of-the-art theatre that can be adapted in size based on performances
  • Rehearsal and dance studios complete with bars and mirrors
  • Recording studio voice acting
  • State-of-the-art TV studio for screen acting
  • Fully equipped sound and lighting studio
  • Stage weapons for combat training
  • Costume and props room
  • Links with local theatres and entertainment businesses



100% Coursework/practical

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs grades A*-D/9-3 (including English), or
  • Level 1 in Performing Arts (with Level 1 English)

You will be required to attend an interview and group workshop at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

What next?
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing or Production Arts
Additional information

Trips, visits & activities

  • Tour of theatres
  • Experience productions
  • Trip to a drama school fair
  • Work experience
  • Industry week activities