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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education

Acting for Theatre & Film


Course Code:  5M5151 PA
Award Code(s):  5M5151
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This one year course provides an intensive production-led study in theatre performance. It enables learners to develop the personal qualities and performance skills essential to an actor/performer, self-confidence, focus, concentration, flexibility, trust, imagination and co-operation. Training prepares students to perform in a range of Media.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Alexander Technique
Physical Theatre
Improvisation
Devising
Voice/Singing
Acting Skills
Dance
Stage Combat
Fencing
Puppets/Masks
Stage Management
Communications
Set Design & Construction
Lighting
TV/Film
Audition

 

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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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