Level 2

Introduction To Performing Arts


36 weeks


The Broadway Theatre


Sep 2020


Adult 19+


Performing arts

The different study units in this course provide a great foundation in both acting and dance.

You'll get to see shows, visit renowned theatres and take part in external workshops - as well as developing your skills and gaining experience of performing.

Course units:

  • Individual Showcase
  • Preparation, Performance, Production
  • Acting Skills
  • Dance Skills
  • The Performing Arts Industry
  • Movement in Performance
  • Devising Performance Work
  • Exploring Improvisation
  • Performing Scripted Plays
  • Contemporary Dance Technique

There will be 2 external assessments and 8 internal assessments (covering both practical and theory).

You'll need:

  • 4 or more GCSE grades A*-E (or equivalent)
  • English Language GCSE grade E or above (or Level 1 Functional Skills in English)
  • A passion for the Performing Arts!

You'll also need to come to an audition workshop.

You'll be meeting industry professionals when visiting renowned theatres and attending external workshops. And you'll also get the chance to create and perform your own work at theatres such as Barking's Broadway Theatre and London's Barbican!

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.