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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade A*-D, or Level 1 Diploma in Performing Arts.

Who is the course for

This one year course is for anyone with and an interest in learning more about the Performing Arts. Whilst experience is useful, we welcome anyone with an enthusiasm and passion for the subject area.

Course Content

  • Acting techniques
  • Movement skills
  • Musical theatre
  • Devising projects
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Production arts skills
  • Performance workshops all designed to help improve your skills, confidence and performance ability.

Study Methods

Throughout the year you will discover your strengths as a performer whilst finding out more about professionalism and the industry itself. You will study rehearsal, performance and production skills in a course designed to help you progress to the next step. Each term you will work towards a performance project designed to develop you as a performer and showcase your talents.

How is the course assessed

You will be assessed in regular performances taking place at The Edge (the college’s very own theatre!) or at other exciting venues such as local schools when learning about theatre for children and at external professional theatres such as The Beck. Alongside performing you will create scrapbooks and keep an online blog to document your journey as you prepare for each performance.

Where next - Further Studies

Progression onto the Level 3 qualification specialising in music, dance or acting.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Successful students can work in a range of roles, these may include working in Creative Industries such as: performing, directing, choreographing, teaching, script writing, producing, designing or working in arts management and administration.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated 30 June 2016

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00