Performing and Production Arts

Qualification: Diploma
Level 2

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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.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
03/09/18 1 year Main
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