Performing Arts BTEC Level 3

Level BTEC


What will I study?

The course has a strong emphasis on practical acting methods and provides opportunities to develop skills in creativity and performance. There will be a mixture of teacher-directed and self-directed tasks, practical workshops, research and independent written work. As a performing arts practitioner you will need to have a good understanding of the work of influential practitioners to inform your own work and professional practice. You will also work collaboratively to create a performance in response to a given stimulus. The course comprises of 4 units which are: Investigating Practitioners, Developing skills and techniques for live performance, Group Performance Workshop, Acting Techniques

Is this course right for me?

The course is suitable for students considering pathways into the Performing Arts industry or higher education performance arts training. You will learn how to research, develop and prepare roles for performance in a range of styles and genres. This course will suit dedicated and enthusiastic students with a genuine passion for performing. The ability to work independently and also be effective in a team is vital. The course is heavily assignment based and will suit students who prefer completing coursework as opposed to exams. Goes well with any creative or Humanities subject.

Where next?

This course provides skills applicable to developing a career in the performing arts industry. You will also be able to progress on to a degree level course in Performing Arts or related fields. Many of the skills are transferable and can be applied to higher level study in many fields or in the world of work.

Minimum entry requirements

C/4 in English Language GCSE. Please make sure that you have also looked at and understand the overall entry requirements to study at BHASVIC. These are available here and outline the GCSE grades you need to take up one of the Programmes of Study at the college.