This course provides you with an opportunity to explore drama, dance and music from an interdisciplinary perspective, whilst developing your creative processes and practice. You will make use of technology in performance gaining an understanding of digital projection, computer composition, and sound design. With strong links to employers in the creative industries, this course aims to provide you with both understanding and experience of the field of performing arts. At the end of the course you could go on to further study or move directly into a job in which you can use your performance and creative skills.
You will have the opportunity to develop skills in the creation of performance, and explore the relationship between dance, drama and music in such forms as physical theatre and music theatre. You will create pre-professional projects or undertake work placements; and will have the opportunity to develop your voice performance and complete appropriate research and study skills for the performing arts.
You will experience a range of different approaches to study in the performing arts including discussion, rehearsal, workshops and devising performance. You will be introduced to new skills relating to technology and performance such as lighting and computer-based sound recording and design. You will also need to be able to manage projects and negotiate with partners and other agencies.
We expect you to:
You will achieve a Foundation Degree in Performing Arts
You will be assessed via:
There are a range of careers that you could go into following the Foundation Degree in Performing Arts. These include: freelance performer or producer, actor, stage manager, technician, radio or TV presenter, production management or arts administration. With further study you could consider drama in education, rehabilitation or therapy.
You could also go on to study the final year of BA (Hons) Theatre and Drama, or BA (Hons) Performing Arts.
You would usually need at least one of the following:
Plus: GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Maths and English Language (or equivalent).
Applicants may be asked to attend an interview, take part in a workshop session, or present a portfolio of work as part of the selection process.
This course is franchised by the University of South Wales.
The UCAS code is: W303
The institution code: W01
The campus code: G
You can apply directly to the college or via UCAS for this course.
Crosskeys Campus(Full Time)
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All courses may be subject to change. Coleg Gwent reserves the right to withdraw courses should they no longer be deemed viable to run.
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