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BTEC Musical Theatre Extended Diploma
In Performing Arts Practice (Musical Theatre) Level 3

This full time course is designed for 16-18 year olds who aspire to make musical theatre their professional career; be it working in the West End, performing for companies, cruises, cabaret shows, the list goes on.


There are many options for a professional career in musical theatre and this two-year course will predominantly focus on singing and acting skills for Musical theatre (both ensemble and one to one lessons) but will also provide the high quality dance training needed to set solid foundations in commercial dance, street dance, jazz, ballet, contemporary, tap, Latin, choreography, and much more.


Working in partnership with Lead Education we place teaching and learning at the heart of what we do, some of our staff are still working in the industry to ensure our students get current training that is relevant and effective. 


During each year of training our dancers can audition to take part in main stage and showcase performances at Move It London (UK biggest dance convention attracting an audience of 70,000), Can You Dance Super Convention and Soar Uk. All students will also take part in termly shows. 


Alongside these performances throughout the course, students will study four mandatory modules as follows:  Performing arts skills development The performing arts industry Personal performing arts profile Collaborative performing arts project


EXCLUSIVE TO TTC- Our students will have the opportunity to study Stage Makeup & Hair with a professional makeup artist and hair stylist. Once the BTEC Extended Diploma qualification is completed the students then have the opportunity to audition for a Higher Education course at some of the UK's leading Theatre Colleges; enabling the performers to complete their training fully qualified and ready for the industry. Our BTEC in performing arts is run in partnership with Lead Education therefore course fees are fully funded and the awarding body for the qualification is Pearson.

Learners will be required to audition for this education programme and must achieve 5 GCSEs grade 4 and above (including maths and English). If successful at audition, learners will simply apply and enrol with us. As part of this BTEC level 3, learners will be assessed through practical performances, rehearsals, training sessions and assignments.


This BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts Practice will allow learners to progress onto university, audition/apply to specialist, advanced performing arts schools and/or gain employment directly into the industry. Past 'Lead Performing arts' learners have successfully auditioned to advanced training schools such as Urdang, Laine, Addict, Bird, Rambert, Northern Ballet, ArtsEd, Wilkes, and many more. Other students have gained employment directly into the industry including TV work, touring shows, cruise ships and modelling contracts. At TTC and LEAD, our students ALWAYS come first.


We pride ourselves on being a supportive, learner focused organisation. We cater for all genres of Performing Arts including Dance, Musical Theatre and Singing/Acting. In the industry, this is known as a ‘Triple Threat’ and what is required to be successful. The course is Validated by Pearson Edexcel

BTEC Musical Theatre Extended Diploma
In Performing Arts Practice (Dance Pathway) Level 3
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