Course: Performing Arts Level 2
Great Yarmouth Campus
FT / PT
"Working with the students from East Coast College is a real delight, because not only do they benefit from the invaluable experience of performing in a real live working theatre, our audiences genuinely love coming out to support our local young performers and we always look forward to welcoming them back."
Pavilion Theatre Trustee
Do you dream of being on stage, screen or working behind the scenes? This course is perfect for those with a passion for performing and an interest in a future performance or production based career in the incredibly diverse industry.
You will learn and develop acting and voice skills and techniques across a number of drama styles and genres from classical to contemporary texts including pantomime, plays and musical theatre performances.
You will learn and develop dance skills and techniques across a number of genres including jazz, contemporary, musical theatre and urban dance styles through workshops and performances.
You will learn and develop singing skills and techniques through both ensemble and solo work in vocal workshops and performance opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to prepare and develop solo material for auditions for progression to musical theatre courses at stage schools and universities.
Some technical theatre training is also included through performance projects for those interested in scenic design, lighting and sound.
Why study with us:
- We offer fantastic facilities with an in-house theatre, recording studio and dance studio.
- Regular trips to professional productions both locally and in London’s West End.
- You will benefit from workshops with top working professional practitioners from the West End and beyond.
You will need to have achieved at least four GCSEs at grade 4 or above ideally including maths and English or a commitment to work towards gaining functional skills or a GCSE in maths and English during the course. You will be invited to complete an interview and audition.
You will be assessed through both practical and theory based assignment work often built into performance projects covering a range of different performing arts disciplines.
You can progress on to Performing Arts Level 3.
This course can lead to employment within the performing arts industry as an actor, dancer, singer or a combination of all three as a musical theatre (triple threat) performer in regional, national and international theatre, TV, film and entertainment teams.
Other employment areas of the industry could include performance production, directing, arts administration, choreography, teaching, arts administration and a host of other related jobs
Related Study Programmes
Performing Arts Level 3