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Key Stage 4 Course Information Musical Theatre Post 16 Course Information Musical Theatre What will I Study? What will I Study? You will study for a BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre), which is equivalent to two GCSEs. On the course you will explore a variety of performance styles, with an equal focus on singing, dancing and acting. By the end of the course you will have developed practical and theoretical performance skills that will put you in good stead to continue your study of musical theatre at a higher level. This course focuses on developing your skills and knowledge in all areas of performing arts and lets you explore new performance techniques. With an equal focus on singing, acting and dancing you will get practical opportunities to practise what you’ve learnt through performance inside and outside of school. How do I Apply? Please answer the following questions in section 7 of the application form: a) Why do you feel you are suited to studying Musical Theatre? b) What do you think you will learn about yourself by studying Musical Theatre? c) Which musical would you most like to be in? Which one would you least like to be in? Explain the reasons for your choices. d) What performance have you been involved in that has influenced your decision to study Musical Theatre? you may also like : Once you complete your course you will have achieved a UAL, Level 3, Extended Diploma in Performing Arts which is equivalent to three A Levels. How do I Apply? Please answer the following questions in section 7 of the application form: a) What do you think are the five most important attributes of a musical theatre performer? b) With reference to your future aspirations, what are your expectations of the Musical Theatre course at The BRIT School? c) What do you feel you contribute to a team? Give an example of your participation in a team event. d) Tell us about a musical theatre composer that you admire. Explain the reasons for your choices. Community Arts Practice ( post 16 only ) p21 / Dance p22 / Music p24 / Theatre p28 27