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Performing and Production Arts, UAL Diploma
What to expect on this course
If you enjoy performing and production arts and are unsure of what is the right route for you, this study programme allows you to explore many different opportunities in this exciting industry. This exciting course will offer you a good skills base in performing and production arts across all disciplines providing streams that will develop either performance or production skills or a mixture of both in preparation for progression to Level 3.
There will be many opportunities to work in varied venues both as a performer and backstage. In addition you will also develop your literacy and numeracy skills and build your creative thinking abilities to enable you to take your studies further.
We will assess your practical and written assignments.
What will this lead to?
You could progress into a career in the industry and/or further qualifications such as our Performing Arts, UAL Extended Diploma or Production Arts, UAL Extended Diploma pathways at Level 3.
A Level 1 qualification and a successful audition/ interview.
Occupations related to Performing and Production Arts, UAL Diploma
Actor, entertainer or presenter
Actors, entertainers and presenters sing, portray roles in dramatic productions, perform comedy routines, gymnastic feats and tricks of illusion, train animals to perform and perform with them, and introduce and present radio and television programmes.
Employment in region: 448 positions
Dancer or choreographer
Dancers and choreographers devise, direct, rehearse and perform classical and contemporary dance routines.
Employment in region: 148 positions
Musicians write, arrange, orchestrate, conduct and perform musical compositions.
Employment in region: 554 positions
What Our Students Say
Joe Turton, Performing Arts
“The variety of training offered to performers at Weston College has been amazing”
Former school: Churchill Academy
Course: Performing Arts
What next? Joe aims to study performing arts at London Metropolitan University.