• Introduction to Musical Theatre and Acting Skills (incorporating NPA Musical Theatre)

  • SCQF

    Level 5/6

  • Attendance / Duration

    Full-time 18 weeks

  • Start Date

    From 15 Jan 2018

  • Campus Availability




Start Here

We’re looking for you to have 3 National 4s at Grade C or above or four relevant Standard Grades at Credit Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent. Students must have a basic background in core elements of Musical Theatre; Singing, Dancing and Acting.

For interview, please prepare to perform an extract of a song from a well-known musical and an excerpt from a modern dance.

Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area, will also be considered for entry and an appropriate portfolio of work is required at time of interview.

What's Involved

This introductory course is designed for people who are interested in exploring a career in theatre and, for the first time at Ayrshire College, offers the opportunity to gain a qualifcation in Musical Theatre.

Subjects may include:

  • Acting Through Song
  • Group Dance Performance
  • Solo Singing Skills
  • Acting for Camera
  • Social Networking
  • Go Anywhere

    If you successfully complete this course, you may be able to move on to the HNC Acting and Performance at SCQF Level 7

      Possible careers you could explore:

    • Film Actor
    • TV Actor
    • Actor for Commercial Productions
    • Theatrical Actor
    • Musical Theatre Actor
    • Script Writer
    • Director
    • Producer
    • Deviser
    • Community Actor
    • Drama Teacher