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Musical Theatre - Level 3

Start Date: 5th September 2022

Newcastle College Performance And Production Arts 3
  • Length 2 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Performing Arts Practice (Musical)

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More about the course

Begin your career in Musical Theatre in specialist studio spaces and our state-of-the-art theatre. This established Musical Theatre course has been developed with support from industry experts to help aspiring performers achieve their ambitions and stand out within the industry. On this course you will gain enhanced experience of acting, singing and dancing within a stage environment.

You will perform in three major performances a year, alongside your own devised projects within the local community. We will work with you to develop your vocals and introduce you to essential music notation. You will receive one-to-one support to improve your acting, dance and performance skills, give you opportunities to collaborate with other performers and deliver truly memorable and emotive performances. You will also gain a strong understanding of grassroots theatre and will take on a production role within each performance, leaving you equipped with the skills and knowledge to devise your own productions.

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What can I do with a qualification in Musical Theatre?

Daily tasks:

  • Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
  • Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
  • Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
  • Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
  • Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
  • Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
  • Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.

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Daily tasks:

  • Demonstrates and directs dance moves, monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how improvements can be made.
  • Participates in dance performance.
  • Attends rehearsals to develop and practice dance routines for performance.
  • Builds and maintains stamina, physical strength, agility and general health through fitness exercises and healthy eating.

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Daily tasks:

  • Auditions and selects performers and rehearses and conducts them in the performance of the composition.
  • Scores music for different combinations of voices and instruments to produce desired effect.
  • Plays instrument as a soloist or as a member of a group or orchestra.
  • Tunes instrument and studies and rehearses score.
  • Conceives and writes original music.

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Daily tasks:

  • Forms rope slings, ladders, netting and other rigging and measures, cuts and repairs wire or fibre rope.
  • Erects jib, derrick and similar hoisting equipment and installs ropes, pulleys and other lifting tackle.
  • Lays and secures wooden planking to form working platforms and fixes guard rails, ladders, cradles and awnings as required.
  • Examines scaffold tubing and couplings for defects and selects, fits and bolts scaffold tubes until scaffolding reaches required height.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.

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