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Performing Arts Courses

Study a Performing Arts Course at MK College

Determined to make a career in musical theatre or the world of performance? From different styles of dance, to working backstage, to performing in a featured musical, studying a Performing Arts course at MK College will offer you the chance to become a well-rounded performer, ready to take on any role on or off stage.

Anyone looking to pursue a career in the performing arts needs to have a well-rounded skill set. Our performing arts course covers acting styles, understanding improvisation, and undertaking audition prep are essential skills that you’ll develop, through a combination of workshops, rehearsals and live performances. From film and TV acting, to developing your singing skills and exploring theatre genres, you will use your talent to take on different roles, expanding your skill set and your passion to work out your next steps.

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Performing Arts

Intermediate or Advanced?

You may have seen our perfoming arts courses split up into Intermediate and Advanced. Here’s the lowdown on what they mean…


This level of study is equivalent to Level 1 & 2.

This will offer you a dedicated support system to prepare you for progression. You will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in your chosen specialism, encouraged by your tutors and peers. Your experiences will enable you to decide what you want to do next, whether it’s an apprenticeship or an Advanced (Level 3) study programme at College, you will discover the wide range of options open to you.


This level of study is equivalent to Level 3.

Put your passion for your chosen subject into action with a variety of work experience opportunities. You’ll put your skills and knowledge to the test by taking on work experience in your chosen industry, getting an insight into what life in that career will be like. You’ll develop your learning at College, taking full advantage of our industry-standard facilities. Professionalism is a must for advanced programmes, as you will be making contacts and opening doors for yourself which could lead to something extraordinary.


This level of study is equivalent to Level 4, 5 & 6, and is only for people who have already completed an Advanced (Level 3) qualification (BTEC or A Level or equivalent).

Take your career to the next step with undergraduate qualifications, from HNCs to BA Degrees. Focus on your specialism, developing advanced technical, practical and research skills to prepare you for a fulfilling and successful career. With expert lecturers, small class sizes and access to facilities mirroring industry, get ready to become an expert in your chosen field.

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