THIS COURSE IS FOR S5 & S6 PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL
This course is being offered through the Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) at Edinburgh College.
This course gives young people the opportunity to study at college and gain a unique qualification and a range of experience in Acting and Performance and Theatre Preparation.
The aim is to help students make an informed choice for future options after school regarding the Performing Arts. The course gives you the opportunity to achieve two National Progression Awards (at SQCF Level 6)
The award is also designed to meet the needs of learners who
wish to develop a foundation for progression to further study and to provide
skills and knowledge appropriate to the theatre industry.
- Preparation for Audition
- Drama: Acting Skills
- Professional Theatre in Context
- Drama: Theatre Skills in Performance
- NPA in Professional Theatre Preparation
The NPA in Professional Theatre Preparation is designed to equip candidates with the knowledge, understanding, and skills appropriate to the theatre profession and to develop a foundation for progression to further study in drama.
- Ideally, you will be studying towards/achieved Higher English and you will require a pass (grade C or above) at National 5 English
English Proficiency Requirements
How the course is assessed
- Through practical demonstration and written theoretical assignments.
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
- Selection is competitive and based on your interview and application form (not just on your academic qualifications)
- You will be required to attend a selection process interview and audition. Information will be sent to you if you successfully pass the application process.
Progression And Articulation Routes
- The NPA qualification has UCAS tariff points similar to 1 Higher at Grade B when applying for related film and media or drama degrees
- At college you can study a wide variety of film or acting related HN qualifications
- You can progress on to a film and media or drama related course.
- Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 1.30-4.00pm