This course encompasses a very wide range of opportunities and will be tailored to fit the requirements of the students who enrol. Students on the UAL Performing & Production Arts course will work in our professional standard performance and rehearsal spaces including the Music Recording Studio and Dance Studio.
In the first year of the course you will develop your performance technique across the art forms through participation in music, acting and dance workshops and share your work with live audiences. In the second year you will participate in two productions including a full-scale musical. You will experience live theatre, music and dance performances in professional venues.
Unit 1: Principles of Performance
Unit 2: Engaging with an Audience
Unit 3: Introduction to Professional Practice
Unit 4: Critical and Contextual Performance
Unit 5: Production Skills and Context
Unit 6: Performance Skills and Context
Unit 7: Preparation for Specialist Study
Unit 8: Collaborative Performance Project
Unit 9: Developing Performance and Production Skills
Unit 10: Preparing for Progression
Unit 11: Exploration of Specialist Study and Context
And an Extended Project on a subject of your choice.
You will be assessed on your practical performances in productions performed to a live audience and through your reflection on this work in the form of log books or journals.
A wide variety of careers in the theatre world including working as an actor, musician or dancer and the opportunity to progress to university or to go Drama or Dance School or to study Music at a Conservatoire.
• Past theatre trips include; Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre and The Lion King.
• Performance opportunities within and outside of college at local arts centres and theatres – previous groups have taken wok to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
• Professional workshops and Industry information including audition and CV skills.
• Networking opportunities with casting agencies and professionals within the arts industry (music producers, choreographers, actors, directors etc).
In addition to our Programme Entry Requirements, applicants must also meet specific Course Entry Requirements:
Grade C in English Language or English Literature and Grade C in GCSE Music, Dance, Drama or Expressive Arts OR
Grade C in English Language or English Literature and Pass in BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Performing Arts OR
Grade C in English Language or English Literature and appropriate experience in music, dance or drama performance.