Level 3 Diploma Performing Arts (Dance & Musical Theatre 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 R02SPL3PDM101
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


If you dream of becoming a singer, dancer or all-round performer, then Level 3 Musical Theatre and Dance is the right course for you.

Musical Theatre and Dance are the key disciplines studied on this pathway and involve a rigorous and challenging study package to give you industry-standard skills needed to succeed. These skills include; jazz, contemporary, anatomy, body conditioning, drama analysis, devising your own work to singing and music theory.

You will also work towards small and large scale productions and take part in a range of industry experiences including flash-mobs, competitions, workshops and theatre trips.

This exciting course will provide professional training enabling you to access a range of higher education and career options.

The full extended diploma is two years long.


  • Jazz
  • Contemporary
  • Ballet
  • Body Conditioning
  • Anatomy and Fitness
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Devised Theatre
  • Scripted Musical
  • Drama Analysis
  • Vocal Technique
  • Acting Through Song
  • Music Theory
  • Sight Singing
  • Ensemble and Solo Performance
  • Performance Skills
  • Professionalism
  • Discipline
  • Confidence
  • Resilience
  • Creativity

How will it be delivered?

Your course assessments may include:
  • 100% practical assessments and coursework
  • There are no exams
  • Independent study
  • Collaboration and Ensemble Work

Your next steps...

Higher Education (including dance and drama schools).