2 Year Vocational Sixth Form in Acting (level 3)


Overview

Why train in Acting at school

when you can train in Acting at drama school?

This fully funded 2 year course in Acting is for those students who are considering a professional career in the industry.  Equivalent to an extended BTEC/3 A-Levels, this Oxford, Cambridge and RSA (OCR) qualification provides those aged 16-19 years with a level 3 award. We are pleased to be delivering this course alongside local Performing Arts school, LeAF Studio.


Time:

Monday – Wednesday

September – July

39 weeks per annum

 

Location:

Lighthouse 21 Kingland Road Poole  BH15 1UG


Content

  • Acting technique - "The Process - the secret of truthful acting"
  • Improvisation
  • Devising projects
  • Monologues
  • Classical & contemporary text including Shakespeare
  • Voice training
  • Arts administration
  • Stage sound design & operation
  • Stage lighting design & operation
  • Performance
  • Theatre visits

Performance

Throughout the course you will rehearse for several performances.


Faculty

You will be regularly taught by several teachers and coaches at DSA who have trained at Rose Bruford, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, East 15, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Italia Conti and Northern Ballet School. Their professional work is both national and international, West End, off West End, touring, TV, film and some have their own successful theatre companies.


Fees

All fees for this course are fully funded by the Local Education Authority for those aged 16-19 years only.  Please be aware that extra costs may be incurred outside of training hours for things such as uniform, theatre visits, travel, scripts.


Entry & Application Information

Age for entry: 16-19 yrs. Entry onto the 2 year Vocational Sixth Form in Acting requires an application (direct from LeAF Studio) followed by a pre-arranged assessment/audition. You will be asked to prepare:

  • 2 contrasting monologues, 1 contemporary, 1 Shakespearian/Jacobean.

Please wear appropriate and comfortable clothing and footwear.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE OPEN SHORTLY.  IN THE MEANTIME PLEASE CLICK ‘APPLY’ AND COMPLETE THE FORM TO EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST IN THIS COURSE.  WE WILL THEN CONTACT YOU WHEN APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN.

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Qualifications

OCR

OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA) is a leading UK awarding body. They provide GCSEs and A Levels in over 40 subjects and offer over 450 vocational qualifications.

Their heritage is long established and provides them with expertise across the full range of academic and vocational qualifications. Since becoming established in 1998 their experience, knowledge and skills have enabled them to build a reputation for reliably high standards. As part of the Cambridge Assessment Group, they have access to unrivalled expertise and research capability across assessment and examinations.

I have throughly enjoyed my time at the Dorset School Of Acting. The teachers are incredibly dedicated and lovely. The range of lessons that are offer is amazing, I have done things here I never thought I’d have the chance to try. They cover everything to give you the best experience they can. I don’t know what I’d do without this course. Thank you so much for everything you have done.

Benedict Robertson - DSA student
2017-18