Performing and Production Arts (UAL)- Level 2
Start Date: 5th September 2022
More about the course
Performing and Production Arts is for learners who aspire to a career in media and theatre, but who need to gain the right qualifications to progress onto a Level 3 qualification. This collaborative course will help you gain a wide knowledge of performing and production arts.
You will work as a group to develop in your areas of choice, which could include acting, singing, dancing, musical theatre, lighting design, prop design, stage management or directing. You will build your creative portfolio with three performances a year and will also take on a role in production, to help expand your knowledge of grassroots theatre.
- 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and maths
You will also be invited to perform in an audition.
What will I achieve?
When you complete this course successfully you will receive a Level 2 UAL Performing and Production Arts.
What will I learn?
- Performance skills
- Communicating with an audience
- Researching history of performance
- Experience of performance
How is the course taught?
- Studio based creative workshops
- Group work
How am I assessed?
- Project work
Work experience opportunities
Our work experience team will support you to find work experience opportunities. Last year students performed in The Snow Queen at The Northern Stage and delivered performances in the community, such as Beamish Museum's Fright Night.
English and Maths
If you have not achieved your English and maths, we will help you to work towards a qualification in each area. You will also get more practical experience to develop your understanding, when you conduct character research, develop your portfolio and plan show productions and budgets.
Where can I progress?
This course will help you progress onto a Level 3 performance qualification, like our Dance, Acting and Musical Theatre -Level 3 courses.
If you are aged 16-18 when you begin your course you are likely to be eligible for free tuition. Detailed information can be found within the financial support section.
If you are aged 19+ the cost of the course will depend on your circumstances. Our support pages can help you determine your suitability.
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What can I do with a qualification in Performance and Production Arts?
Actors, Entertainers and Presenters
- 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.
Median Salary£33,513 View more
Dancers and Choreographers
- 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.
Median Salary£33,148 View more
- 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.
Median Salary£38,203 View more
Scaffolders, Stagers and Riggers
- 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.