Course details

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Qualification name Diploma in Performing and Production Arts
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation University of the Arts London
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 13th September 2022
Cost description Please refer to our website
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

At the heart of the drama department is the thriving Technical Theatre and Production Arts Department. Lead by industry experts with many years of professional experience you will join one of the hardest working teams in the college.As a Stage and Technical Management student, you will support every show that we produce here at Chichester College and build a portfolio of work that is akin to professional standards. You will cover theatre lighting, sound, stage management, set building, props and all theatre making processes. The department is busy, constantly active and enormous fun. We offer you an experience in our theatre that is as near to a professional experience as possible. We expect high standards and we support you to produce excellent results.This is a 2 year programme at Level 3. You need to pass year one in order to be accepted on to year 2. If you achieve a Merit grade or above at the end of 2 years, you can choose to apply for Chichester College Technical Theatre at Level 3. Through this route, you will gain enough UCAS points for a University entrance or entrance to any of the highly sought after drama schools. We have a 100% success rate for students entering HE and Apprenticeships. We also have a very high success rate for students going into the industry in local theatres, directly from this course.Come along at any point in the year to see one of our shows and see the work of the Tech theatre students in action.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will need 5 GCSEs at a grade 4 or above including English Language and maths, and a keen interest in Backstage work.It is important that you have a genuine interest in this subject and are able to demonstrate a passion for the subject at interview. However, no previous experience necessary.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

All course work for your qualification is digital. There are no exams and every assessment on the course is based on coursework. You will run a live and active website blog which will detail and document your learning throughout the year. You will be assessed on your practical work in the theatre and on events as well as your presentation of show based paperwork. You will also be assessed on the manner in which you carry out your duties, i.e. your attitude, organisation and commitment.You will b

Studying Technical Theatre and Production Arts means you can have a career as a technician or Stage Manager for theatre, live events, festivals, music venues or sometimes film and television. Its also possible for you to move into more specialist areas like producing and management.Most of our students move on to study Technical Theatre and Stage Management at drama school or university. You could also advance to the Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship or potentially secure work in theatre

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Name Chichester College
Address Westgate Fields
West Sussex
PO19 1SB
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Phone 01243 786 321
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