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Acting (Level 3/4 ALRA Foundation Diploma) - Full-time


Course outline

This course is perfect if you have a talent and passion for acting and the performing arts and want to refine your skills further in preparation for drama school or university. This course is run in association with the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA).

You’ll learn and develop further skills in acting, voice, plus devising and producing theatre, through specialist classes and projects during the year. You’ll visit the theatre both locally and nationally, reviewing performance to get a taste of current industry trends. You will also have visitors from industry sharing their professional experience with you.

You can expect tutors that have a wealth of industry experience and knowledge, the opportunity to explore different texts, periods and genres of theatre, and the opportunity to devise your own pieces. You’ll work with students from other courses to create performance material, giving you the chance to develop effective communication skills and confidence.

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Level 3/4 ALRA Foundation Diploma


1 year

Level Level 4
Entry requirements

You’ll need either a Level 3 vocational qualification in acting or related performing arts subject, or 3/4 A Levels, ideally with a performing arts subject, and/or substantial performing experience with the intention of applying for drama school the following year.


Choose to follow with foundation degree in Acting, HNC Foundation course in Acting, or top-up degree in Performing Arts, or apply for drama school or university.

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