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HNC Acting and Performance (2018/19)

Course Content

This is a highly practical course which aims to develop skills in performing, devising and theatre making. SQA units covered include Acting, Voice, Movement, Production, Creating Devised Theatre, Shakespeare and Theatre Styles. You will have the opportunity to perform a devised theatre piece as well as one text based production to be staged at The Space theatre, Kingsway Campus.

Target Audience

Candidates with an interest in acting, performance, theatre and community arts.

Entry Requirements

NC Acting and Theatre Performance or equivalent qualification would be advantageous but not essential, as would passes in 2 Highers including English and drama. Participation in a workshop and the performance of 2 audition pieces. Completion of a short diagnostic test for essential skills. Please note that this course involves physical contact and working closely with other students.

Future Prospects

Progression to the HND Acting and Performance course or further study at drama school or HE.


Combination of practical classwork, performance and written assignments.


Gardyne Campus

How to Apply

Courses marked 2018/19 are an indication of our likely provision. These courses are currently under review and may be subject to change.

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