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