drama course at scfe

Advanced Performing Arts

QQI Level 6 Certificate in Dram 6M3566

Duration: One Year Full-Time

The overall aim of the Advanced Performing Arts programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence in the theory and practices underpinning the dramatic process and to engage with that process as a practitioner in a variety of drama related contexts. By progressing to the Level 6 Award in Performing Arts, students will gain the opportunity to hone and develop their confidence, creativity, self-dicipline and team working skills within the theatre context and to gain a deep understanding of group dynamics. These skills are transferable to work successfully within theatre as performers or drama facilitators and also with other Arts Community and Business sectors.

 

Learners who successfully complete this course may progress to Institutes of Technology and Universities.

COURSE COMPONENTS

  • Engaging with Drama
  • Creating Drama
  • Communications for Theatre
  • Work experience in Theatre
  • Improvisation
  • Characterisation
  • Theatre Studies
  • Solo Acting Performance

Course Features & Facilities

  • Learners take part in solo and group performances throughout the year
  • Learners develop skills in drama process and drama workshop facilitation
  • Development of theatre production and theatre workshop skills
  • Visits to theatre productions and workshops facilitated by practitioners and performers working in the industry
  • Performing Arts space
  • Access to fully equipped IT suites and Library

Course Content

  • Engaging with Drama
  • Creating Drama
  • Communications for Theatre
  • Work experience in Theatre
  • Improvisation
  • Characterisation
  • Theatre Studies
  • Solo Acting Performance

Employment Opportunities

Working with industry professionals provides a real opportunity for learners to access direct employment in:

  • Theatre
  • Film
  • TV
  • Arts events co-ordinator
  • Production
  • Director’s assistant

Entry Requirements

Level 5 QQI award in Performing Arts or relevant experience

Audition and Interview

Mature applicants welcome

Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements.