Dance and Performing Arts - Musical Theatre Programme (Year 11 Applicants Only)•
About the course
Do you love to perform? Be on stage? Feel a part of something bigger? In this 8 week course you will take part in acting, singing and dance technique classes to develop your skills in preparation for creating work to be performed at our Annual Musical Theatre Showcase. You will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours in preparation for study on a Dance or Performing Arts Course at Burnley College. You will work as a company to create and develop the material with our outstanding lecturers in Performing Arts. On your final week, you will take part in technical and dress rehearsals for your performance in our outstanding industry standard Performance Theatre. You will then have the exciting opportunity to perform as the curtain rasier for our Musical Theatre Showcase and have the opportunity to watch the rest of the show where our Level 2 to Degree learners will perform.
Year 11 students wishing to progress at Burnley College in Dance or Performing Arts.
There will be no formal assessment on this programme however you will receive ongoing feedback on your development of skills in acting, singing and dancing by our outstanding lecturers during the 8 week course. You will also have the opportunity to receive feedback on your final performance. This will prepare you for assessment on Level 1 - 3 Dance and Performing Arts Courses at Burnley College. By watching the performances of our current students you will be able to observe the assessment requirements of our level 1 - degree students for their practical work.
Careers & Progression
This course will develop skills in acting, singing, dancing and performance necessary for progression on to a Level 1, 2 or 3 course in Dance or Performing Arts at Burnley College. You will also meet other learners who will be attending college on the same course as you in the future making the transition to college exciting.
Extra curricular activities
By participating on this course you will have the opportunity to be invited to several other performances by the Dance and Performing Arts courses Level 2 - Degree, such as the Dance Showcase, Acting Showcase and Annual Musical Theatre Production at the end of the year.