This is a diverse course designed to push you towards your performing potential. Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) has exceptional theatre facilities including a PASS theatre that sits up to 120 people as well as dance and aerial studios. The course will test your skills in acting, singing and dancing with a view to progress to a career in the exciting industry of musical theatre.
Opportunities to visit theatres and take part in industry-run workshops will be available through PASS industry connections. You will gain essential experience in working environments and make crucial connections with theatre professionals. As part of this course you will participate in musical theatre productions. Upon completion you will be qualified for further study of acting at a university level. Your final show (PASS Out) takes place at the Traverse Theatre to a paying audience and industry professionals and agents will be invited. This course can collaborate with other students in Edinburgh College including make-up artists, costume designers and technical theatre designers. You will learn how to take a simple idea and expand and explore it until becomes a final product; bringing it to life. You will meet previous PASS students who have become theatre professionals at our yearly and inspiring PASS It On.
Content: Acting skills; Practical singing skills; Practical dance skills; Audition skills; Performance skills; Personal skills.
1 or 2 Highers, preferably including English and Dance, Drama or Musical Theatre; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and audition.