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Acting for Stage and Screen

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Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE

Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5151
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Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This innovative exciting one year full-time course provides a comprehensive introduction to the performing arts. The Performing Arts course provides a comprehensive one-year introduction to the performing arts. Learners gain first-hand experience in a wide range of disciplines, developing core skills that can help them advance to a more specialised performing arts training.

What will you Study?

Theatre Performance Skills 5N4568
Performance Craft 5N4567
TV and Film Acting 5N6046
Contemporary Dance 5N6145
Event Production 5N1374
Theatre Studies 5N4571
Music Performance 5N1301
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
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.

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