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Drama, Dance and Performing Arts

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Located at Kingsclere Performing Arts College, this course provides vocational industry standard training in dance, singing and acting for students from the age of 16 years. On successful completion of a two year Extended Diploma course students will have gained a level 3 qualification (equivalent to 3 A-Levels), which provides sufficient UCAS points to gain entry to degree level education. Our

A great emphasis is placed on maximising employability by focusing on the acquisition of a wide range of skills relevant to a career in the performing arts. Areas of study include: Musial Theatre pathway

  • Solo Singing - Ensemble Singing - Acting - History and Context of Performance - Dance Technique (Inc. Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Commercial) - Audition Preparation - Body Conditioning - Voice - Musical Theatre Performance

Dance pathway

  • Jazz - Tap - Contemporary - Ballet - Commercial - Choreography - History and Context of Performance - Body Conditioning - Dance Performance

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade C (or grade 4) or above, Audition and Interview


Learners will need to demonstrate their ability to perform a number of musical theatre or dance skills as part of their audition. For further information please contact Kingclere Performing Arts College directly


OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

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*Terms and conditions apply. The fees stated on this website are for guidance purposes only and should be checked before enrolment. Unless otherwise stated, fees shown are for tuition only, over one term (Community Learning courses) or one academic year. Where a course is longer than one academic year, the fees stated are for the first year, and the cost of the second or subsequent years will be discussed at interview. For details of fee remission for students over 19 click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email info@newbury-college.co.uk.

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