• Performing Arts

    HNC Acting and Performance

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Are you passionate about expressing your creativity through acting? If so, our HNC Acting and Performance course could be the perfect fit for you. This one-year course offers you the

chance to explore and enhance your acting skills in a practical and dynamic environment.

Entry Requirements

To join this course, you'll need:

  • a genuine passion for performance
  • at least one Higher, preferably in Drama or English
  • alternatively, a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 6, such as NC Acting and Performance
  • an audition and interview with us

If you don’t have formal qualifications but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please do apply.

Course Content

Our course offers a diverse and exciting curriculum that allows you to create and perform in various professional settings. Here's a glimpse of what you may learn:

  • develop vocal skills for improved diction, vocal clarity, tone, and projection
  • enhance movement skills to embody different characters effectively
  • gain insights into touring theatre production companies through community drama projects
  • create and perform site-specific and/or street theatre performances in a location of your choice
  • develop acting skills for production, from text research to rehearsing techniques and performing full-length productions for live audiences
  • introduction to singing for actors and the development of singing skills and techniques
  • creating and leading workshops in a community-based setting, working with diverse groups including children, young people, and adults
  • mentorship in creating a professional online profile and exposure to external practitioners

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

After you successfully complete this course, you may have several options to consider:

  • progress to HND Performing Arts
  • pursue a performance-related degree course at a university
  • explore opportunities in Community Education
  • delve into various career possibilities, including Actor (for TV, Commercial Productions, Theatre, Musical Theatre, or in the Community), Script Writer, Director, Producer, Deviser, or Drama Teacher

Why Choose This Course?

Our HNC Acting and Performance course empowers you to unlock your full creative potential in the world of acting. Taught by industry-experienced staff, you'll receive comprehensive training and support to reach your maximum potential. You'll also have the chance to participate in real-world productions, gaining valuable experience in different professional environments.

If you're passionate about acting, this course provides the perfect platform for your journey in the performing arts.

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Start Date

Aug 2024

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