Performance (Musical Theatre)

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code Pm
Qualification Type National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The course is a fusion of Music, Dance and Drama and students will attend lessons in all three disciplines. They will learn the skills to develop and progress as a Musical Theatre performer.


Students will work practically towards performances, in addition to completing written assignments where they will evaluate their understanding of practitioners and theatrical styles. 

This course enables students to become independent learners, providing them with the work ethic and discipline to pursue a career within the performing arts.

Students will study five units, which cover investigating practitioners’ work, group performances and developing techniques and skills for live Musical Theatre performances. 

Students will perform in our studio theatre benefitting from a full-time technician, lights and costumes, allowing them to experience performing musical theatre to a professional standard. 

Students will also participate in workshops led by professionals within the industry, designed to equip them with the knowledge and expertise required to succeed as a performer.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements: Grade 4 in English Language and Maths together with 3 other GCSE grades at grade 4 or above is the minimum requirement to enter Hillview Sixth Form.


GCSE Grade 4 or above in at least one Performing Arts subject and an APS of 4.25 or above is required. 

Your next steps...

This course prepares students for a career in Music, Entertainment, Performance Support and Musical Theatre Performance. Many students also progress into Higher Education to study Music Performance, Musical Theatre and Performing Arts.