Acting and Theatre Performance

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This course is an exploration of the acting industry. This course is designed to introduce you to acting and theatre career opportunities and push your creative potential. Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) has exceptional theatre facilities including a PASS theatre that sits up to 110 people as well as dance and aerial studios. This course will test your acting and theatre skills through subjects in acting, voice and theatre.

Opportunities for practical work experience will be available through PASS industry connections. Immerse yourself in the art of acting as you gain essential experience in professional environments and make crucial connections with theatre professionals. You will learn how to take a simple idea and expand and explore it until becomes a final product; bringing it to life. Theatre visits will be organised, and you will showcase your developing skills through at least two-stage performances of your own. This course will ensure you are well-prepared for further study of acting and performance at a higher level as well as preparing you for work in the industry.

Content: Preparation for audition; Personal skills; Live performance; Acting skills; Movement skills; Theatre skills in performance; Voice skills; Theatre history; Money management; Movement and dance.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5. Audition.

Progression Routes

HNC Acting and Performance

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts