Is this the course for you?
The Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts is designed to provide you with an introduction to the world of performance and production, and develop your knowledge and understanding of performing arts as a collaborative activity. You will gain essential skills in performance and production, that will enable you to progress to further training and Higher Education, and ultimately achieve a rewarding career in this creative, exciting, and varied industry.
Through collaborative learning and immersive study, you will learn how to use your body and voice in performance, engage with elements of design and technology, and entertain and inform your audience. This course will develop your skills in the use of voice and vocal manipulation, dance and movement, text and dialogue, mask design and use, design for performance (including sets, costumes and lights), and technical management.
More than just developing your technical skills, you will also gain a deeper knowledge of the theories and principles of performing arts, and increase your understanding of the industry as a whole. You will learn about professional standards, contextual research methodology, and the expectations of the professional world of performance and production.
So, whether your future lies on stage or screen, behind the scenes or in-front of an audience, or in performing or producing, the Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts can help set the stage for your future career journey.
Performing Arts at Lambeth College 2018/19 in numbers
- 32 theatre visits
- 16 performances
- 9 visiting companies and workshops
- 8 external events and workshops
- 8 students with university offers
- 5 programmes undertaken by students
- 4 major projects
- 3 conservatoire offers (so far)
- 2 industry professional tutors
- 1 Open Door recipient
What modules will you do?
You will develop skills, techniques, and knowledge in areas that can include:
- Introduction to performance
- Introduction to production
- Communicating with an audience
- Staging a performance
- Contextual research for performance and production
- Performance skills and practice
- Production skills and practice
- Personal project and presentation
- Producing and performing to an audience
What do you need to apply?
4 GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) at grade D or 3 or above, or equivalent Level 1 vocational qualification.
Additional information: Minimum of x2 GCSEs at C or 4 or above Maths and English achieved at Entry Level or Level 1 You will have a review of your portfolio and ideally show some moderate success in the subject area
All Learners need 2 black T-shirts and 2 black jogging bottoms to take part in practical sessions, notebooks, pens/pencils, highlighters, jazz shoes, hairbands, set textbook (to be indicated in week 1).
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed by a combination of assignments, course work, observation of practical workshops, and a final project.
Where can this course take you?
This course can lead to future employment in a number of performance and production-based roles in a variety of performing arts environments, or provide a route to further training and Higher Education. Careers that could become open to you include theatre actor, screen actor, model, live performance dancer, dancer for tv/film, circus performer, drama therapist, director, scriptwriter, stage manager, front of house manager, producer, independent artist, and voice actor/coach.
After successfully passing the Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts, you may wish to consider the following Level 3 course:
- Level 3 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts (UAL)