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Performing Arts (Acting route) – Level 3

Level 3
2 Years
Full Time
Middlehaven (Main Building)
Dance students

Course overview

This course provides you with a good quality grounding in performing arts, equipping you with background theory and performance skills in specialist areas of performing arts.

There are three different specialist areas offered within this qualification which are, acting, dance, musical theatre and stagecraft. The course is practical and work related.

You will have the opportunity to make the decision of which specialist route you follow.

The options are:

  • Acting (Acting for Film and TV – Physical Theatre, Performance Skills– Voice – Improvisation)
  • Dance (Jazz/ Commercial– Contemporary – Ballet – Circus Skills)
  • Musical Theatre (Musical Theatre Performance – Singing Skills – Acting – Jazz)
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Explore Performing Arts

Performance and Production Arts students will have access to an on-site 156 seat commercial theatre with full sound and lighting capabilities plus many modern rehearsal rooms. Here, students will get the chance to develop their confidence and professionalism in one of our many productions across the year, either performing on stage or supporting with the staging, sound and music.

Not sure what career path is right for you? Take the career path assessment. 

Performing arts production student in theatre

Visit Middlesbrough College

Come and visit us on one of our college open days, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current students and staff.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.