Level 2 Performing Arts (Acting Route)

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code R02SPL2PAA101
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


The Performing Arts Level 2: Acting pathway creates opportunities to explore, experiment and creatively engage in fun and challenging interactive games and exercises that enable you to improve confidence in acting, singing and dance skills. You will also learn about working in the industry, professional development, lighting for the stage and devising original material.

As part of the course you will perform in front of a live audience. Working with your class, you will develop a play to perform and be given the opportunity to work in schools and external venues. You will work on your creativity, highlighting your strengths and developing them further. This course is one year long.

This course gives you an overview of acting, physical theatre, production arts, dance and musical theatre. Focussing upon building a solid foundation in performing arts skills you will investigate vocal projection and clarity, working together, performance discipline, body language and different forms and genres of theatre that will inspire and challenge you. You will learn the skills for progressing to further levels and gain insight into the world of the performing arts.


  • Theatre, Drama and Performance Skills
  • Comedy and Physical Skills
  • Rehearsals and Performances
  • The Business of Performing Arts
  • Contextual Research in Performing Arts
  • Practical Work in Workshops, Studios, Theatres and Outdoor Venues

How will it be delivered?

Your course assessments may include:
  • Practical assessments
  • Q&A
  • Coursework

Your next steps...

  • Performing Arts Level 3: Acting
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Community Arts