You will need four relevant Standard Grades at Credit Level, or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent.
A place on the course is subject to an interview process.
It would be expected that applicants would have an interest and some experience of acting and performing or drama.
Applicants offering alternative entry qualifications or experience will be considered.
At your interview you will be expected to audition where your abilities in drama will be evaluated.
Who is this course for?
Anyone who sees themselves working in television, the theatre or the community as a performing artist. This course covers all aspects of the industry. This course will help develop a range of skills in voice, movement, acting and stagecraft and integrate these skills in theatre production.
What subjects will I be studying?
As the course progresses you will:
Work with text
Work in rehearsal and performance creatively and innovatively
Work co-operatively in teams
Develop adaptability skills
Develop an understanding of theatre practice
Develop an ability to respond to direction
Explore and develop an awareness of the self
Learn how to write and develop scripts
How will I be assessed?
We try to achieve a balanced approach to assessments with the majority of assessments being practical based supplemented with written assignments and projects where appropriate.
All students will perform in productions as part of the course and these will form the basis of the majority of the course assessment.
How many days will I be in college?
Normally 3/4 days, however you will be given your timetable when you attend your Induction Day.
If you are successful in passing the NC course you may be able to progress to the HNC Acting and Performance.
The decision will be made depending on your results and positive feedback from your lecturers as to your suitability.
How do I fund my course?
You should apply for a Bursary. You can get a Bursary/EMA Application Pack from the Student Finance Office located in the Student Information Centre at Ayr Campus once you have been offered a place on the course.
Alternatively complete the form below and our Admissions Team will contact you.
Enquire About The Course
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