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Performing Arts

Are you a confident individual? Can you see yourself taking centre stage in your career?

Through our tailor-made Theatre and studio spaces, you will receive practical instruction to enhance your skills, alongside theoretical guidance to help you determine your ideal career path. Taught by our expert staff, you will gain work experience throughout your course and have opportunities to perform both here at Kidderminster College and in regional settings.

From working on a cruise ship to being behind the scenes or even performing in the West End, our performing arts courses open up endless possibilities!

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What can I study?

Performing Arts (Acting, Musical Theatre and Technical Theatre) - Level 1

Learn about the basics of performing arts with our Level 1 course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Performing Arts (Acting, Musical Theatre and Technical Theatre) - Level 2

Hone in on your performing arts skills with our Level 2 course! Develop your skills in acting, dance, singing and even technical theatre

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Ignite Acting - Level 3

Hone in on your acting skills on our Level 3 Ignite Acting course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Ignite Musical Theatre – Level 3

Expand on your musical theatre skills and prepare for a life in the spotlight with our Level 3 course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Ignite Technical Theatre - Level 3

Explore the technical side to theatre with our Technical Theatre course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Ignite Dance - Level 2

Join our on-site dance company with our Level 2 Dance course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Ignite Dance - Level 3

Enhance on your dance skills on our Level 3 course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Kidderminster College

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Meet our Tutors and Students

What can I do with a qualification in Performing Arts?

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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What can I do with a qualification in Performing Arts?

How can I progress?

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Higher Education

You don't need to move away to study a Higher Education course! Take a look at our HE courses here at KC!

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Apprenticeships

Step into the world of work and embrace the opportunity to earn while you learn through an apprenticeship.

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Levels Explained

Confused about your grades? Unsure about your study options? Check out our 'levels explained' guide for answers.