The NC in Acting and Theatre performance aims to provide students with appropriate skills and knowledge in drama and theatre performance. There is a blend of practical and technical work underpinned with theory and research work. Students will study Acting, Voice, Movement, Technical Theatre in Context, Dance and preparation for Audition.
Access to the award is at the discretion of the College, however students would benefit from previous experience of a Drama Course or Units, Standard Grade Drama or National Courses in Drama at Intermediate 1 or 2 or Higher would be appropriate. Moreover, it would be expected that candidates would have an interest and some experience of acting and performing or drama. Relevant work experience would also be acceptable.
The course contains the following units:
Plus at least 4 units from the following subject areas:-
The final decision on which units are delivered will be disclosed at Course Induction
Learning and teaching will include lectures, individual and group work reinforced by hand-outs and worksheets. Practical work is essential and should underpin theoretical work in addition to developing practical skills. Real-life scenarios and performance activities will reinforce learning.
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Further study at HNC Acting and Performance or BA (Hons) Drama offered at UHI partner Colleges or other FE and HE establishments in Scotland
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