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Acting for Theatre & Film

Course Code(s):  5M5151 PA
QQI Award Code:  5M5151 Performing Arts
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5151 PA
QQI Award Code 5M5151 Performing Arts
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one year course provides an intensive production-led study in theatre performance. It enables learners to develop the personal qualities and performance skills essential to an actor/performer, self-confidence, focus, concentration, flexibility, trust, imagination and co-operation. Training prepares students to perform in a range of Media.

What will you Study?

Alexander Technique
Physical Theatre
Improvisation
Devising
Voice/Singing
Acting Skills
Dance
Stage Combat
Fencing
Puppets/Masks
Stage Management
Communications 5N0690
Set Design and Construction
Lighting
TV/Film
Audition
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
5M5151

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Entertainment & Performing Arts
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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