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Drama - Advanced Acting

Course Code(s):  6M5128
QQI Award Code:  6M5128 Classical Acting
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5128
QQI Award Code 6M5128 Classical Acting
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The Advanced Acting course is designed for students who already have some core performance skills. It offers students the opportunity to consolidate and build on existing skills, as well as developing new ones, towards a career in the professional Theatre or a related industry.

Core to the teaching practise in Kinsale is belief in an ensemble approach to theatre. Students are considered to be part of a Company, where each actor has a vital contribution to make to the group. During the course, emphasis is placed on devising original work through improvisation, as well as the study and performance of existing play texts. Students are given the tools to either devise their own work or to audition for existing companies and theatres.

What will you Study?

Engaging with Drama 6N3545
Creating Drama 6N3546
Improvisation 6N3552
Characterisation 6N3551
Theatre Studies 6N3565
Communications 6N1950
Work Experience 6N1946
Acting Skills and Techniques 5N5055
Theatre Performance 5N4568
Solo Acting 6N5430
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
ECACT 6M5128

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