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*A Donation from our student performances this year will be made in support of The Greyfriars Club -
A social group run by volunteers in Elgin every Thursday evening for Adults with learning disabilities

About UAL Performing & Production Arts...

The University of the Arts London (UAL) Diploma in Performing and Production Arts (SCQF Level 6) is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree level study or employment in the performing arts. 

Delivered in collaboration with UHI Moray, there will be a priority and emphasis on the discipline of Musical Theatre, with elements of dance, singing and acting.
 
The Diploma provides an opportunity for you to explore the performing arts, develop and test your creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating, demanding and provides a supportive transition from general to more specialised study.

Watch our video to learn more about the course...

Special features

  • Project-based learning

  • Delivered by an active and recognised theatre company in the industry

  • Varied curriculum across voice, movement, dance and acting

  • UAL Awarding body qualification

  • Performing and community-facing learning opportunities with 3 performances throughout the year.

Entry Requirements

  • Two National 5s, preferably one in English.

  • An audition with members of staff from Out of the Darkness Theatre Company.

  • Applications are encouraged from prospective students without the standard entry requirements as listed above.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of the course you can progress onto further study:

  • HNC Acting and Performance

  • HNC Musical Theatre

  • BA (Hons) Drama and Production

Please note that some courses might request a Higher English qualification over and above the Diploma.

Alternatively, you will have the skills to gain employment in freelance performing and production roles or organisational positions including formal education and community engagement.

To apply for UAL Performing & Production Arts & start Sept '24 or would like more info contact us at
social@odtheatre.org.uk
or

About HNC Acting & Performance...

Do you have experience in performance? Or have you always wanted to pursue your interest but never taken it further?

 

Now is your time. Develop your skills in voice, movement, acting, and stage craft with our HNC (SCQF Level 7). Be part of performances in the community to trial run your performances in scratch performance nights, work in teams, share leadership opportunities, and take part in innovative and creative approaches to working in rehearsal and performance.

Listen to some of our past students experience of the course...

Special features

  • Delivered by an active and recognised theatre company in the industry

  • Varied curriculum across voice, movement and acting​

  • Explore acting for camera, creating devised theatre, leading a workshop and more

  • Performing and community-facing learning opportunities

Entry Requirements

  • 2 Scottish Highers at grade C or above including English OR

  • 2 A levels at grade D or above including English, PLUS

  • Four National 5s at grade C or above, or equivalent

  • Prospective students without the standard entry requirements are encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis

 

Access Routes

  • UAL Level 3 Diploma Performing & Production Arts (SCQF level 6)

  • NC Acting and Performance

  • NC Creative Industries with at least National 5 in English

  • NC Musical Theatre

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of this course you may choose to seek a career in acting, community theatre, community arts or stage management. The HNC Acting and Performance course is also a great stepping stone into teacher training.

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Can I progress into further study?

 

On successful completion of the HNC (gaining grade A or B in the Graded Unit), there is the opportunity to progress to the second year of the BA (Hons) Drama and Production.

To apply for HNC Acting and Performance and start Sept '24 or would like more info contact us at
social@odtheatre.org.uk
or

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