Performing Arts Course - Production Arts with Welsh Baccalaureate

Production Arts with Welsh Baccalaureate

Performing Arts Courses

The course is suitable for students with a keen interest in the technology and processes that underlie modern TV, film production and performing arts events. We offer a range of specialisms including; scenic art, set construction, costume construction, prop making, set and costume design and makeup and hair for performers. You will follow a broad based introduction to the specialisms and have the opportunity to take part in a major study at the end of each year. During the course you will have the opportunity to engage with the broad and diverse range of performance programmes. The combination of venues, workshops, construction spaces, design studios, stage and workshop technologies. The Film and Theatre industry in Wales is continuously growing and thriving. Production companies are looking for prospective employees with a certain skill set and this course is designed to provide you with these skills. Students will have the opportunity to work within a professional context in the college’s Nidum Theatre giving the opportunity to work on ‘Live’ projects. There will be numerous opportunities for involvement in projects with Performing Arts students from other areas in the College theatre, as well as opportunities to work with Media Studies students who regularly make films as part of their courses.

Career Prospects

This qualification will allow students to pursue employment as stage crew, assistant designer, a scenic artist or an assistant manager in performing arts venues and TV & Film productions. Alternatively this qualification provides progression to Higher Education in courses such as Film Set and Television Design, Costume & Performance Design, Make Up and Special Effects for Television and Film.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE’s at A* - C , to include Maths or English/Welsh is achieved. Level 2 BTEC Diploma in a related subject at Merit Grade or above. All students also need to present a satisfactory portfolio of practical work at interview.

Course Units

Scenic Construction for the stage Scenic Painting Designing costume for performance Developing Costume Design Skills Props Making Makeup for Performers Make Up Using Prosthetics Production Arts Planning Production Management for Live Performance.

Contact Details

Phil Broome 

[email protected]