Foundation Short Course - Sixth Form

A FREE one day a week course for 16-19 years

Accredited gap - year and vocational prep performing arts training for actors and musical theatre performers aged 16-19. Totally FREE* (funded), and presented in partnership with a leading London school. This SHORT course runs one day a week (Wednesdays) for two terms (20 weeks), class starts in late January 2018, and is at South Hill Park Arts Centre - an immersive arts space for young people who are keen to polish their skills! In addition to the 5 core hours a week - class members can opt to undertake additional enrichment classes with Medusa Young Company, Medusa Pro (for producers), and by audition Artemis Elite Cheer or Phoenix Dance Company! All included and funded. 

This course is accredited, and is for students who want to prepare for vocational drama/musical theatre university courses, and those who would like to apply for our Level 3 sixth form course starting in 2018. Class includes help with UCAS, audition preparation, work experience and much more.

Foundation Short Course - Sixth Form

Class Fees
Payable termly. Split payments available.
Credit cards & childcare vouchers accepted.
£0.00 per term
£0.00 per week (5.00 hours)
That's only£0.00 per hour

Overview

Gap - year and vocational prep performing arts training for actors and musical theatre performers aged 16-19Totally FREE* (funded), and presented in partnership with a leading London school. This SHORT course runs one day a week (Wednesdays) for two terms (20 weeks), class starts in late January 2018, and is at South Hill Park Arts Centre - an immersive arts space for young people who are keen to polish their skills! In addition to the 5 core hours a week - class members can opt to undertake additional enrichment classes with Medusa Young Company, Medusa Pro (for producers), and by audition Artemis Elite Cheer or Phoenix Dance Company! All included and funded. 

This course is accredited, leading to a qualification in performance, and is for students who want to prepare for vocational drama/musical theatre university courses, and those who would like to apply for our Level 3 sixth form course starting in 2018. Class includes help with UCAS, audition preparation, work experience and much more.

Topics covered: 

  • Acting Technique
  • Musical Theatre Dance
  • Muscial Theatre Singing
  • Perform in shows for the public
  • Work experience - for those who want to build their CV - we offer work experience in the theatre, teaching, producing, events management and more! 

Working with a key tutor who will support you through your studies, as well as guest specialists for each module. 

* To qualify for funding you need to be aged 16-19 (you must have been 18 as of 31st August 2017), or up to 24 if you have an SEN. You cant be in any other school or college course at the time of enrollment, but you can be at work.

In depth

Our Foundation Short Course is for keen performers aged 16-19, who are on a gap year, or who need to prep for full time performing arts training. 

Held one day a week in a vibrant arts centre, and taught by industry specialists, including theatre and events companies who offer real work experience!

Students must be able to commmitt to class on Wednesdays, for for two terms (20 weeks) as a minimum. For those who are ambitious or want extra training and prep, choose from 5 enrichment options (also FREE) - Medusa Young Company (Saturdays 1.45-6pm), Medusa Pro (Thursdays 6-8pm), Apollo Adult Acting (Wednesdays 8.10-9.40), Artemis Elite Cheer (Wednesdays 7,30-9.30, by audition only) and Artemis Phoenix Hip Hop Company (Thursdays 7-9pm, by audition only). 

Appear in lead roles in either Sweeney Todd or Ghost Station in July 2018 at the Kenton Theatre! 

Work towards real qualifications - adding to valuable UCAS points! 

Who might want to join the course?

If you are 18 or 19, and finished college in 2017, but weren't ready for uni, or didn't get your first choice in drama schools - this course will help refresh and build on your skills. We will get you ready for HE in September 2018. Our supportive tutors will help you with applications and auditions. 

If you are 16 or 17, and have to re-sit a maths or English GCSE, but want to go into full time college level performing arts training in 2018, we can help you as well. Building on exisiting skills, and raising the bar - you will have support applying to drama and dance schools - or have the option of moving into our own brand new sixth form in September 2018. 

We will be accepting only 25 students into the first ever Foundation year - so registering your name and interest as soon as possible is important! 

What to do next: 

Registering your name is not committing you to joining. Once registration opens, you will be sent an email inviting you to a workshop to meet our key tutor, and to talk about your experience, current qualifications, and what you hope to get out of being a member. 

After the workshop - if you would still like to join, and space is available, you will register formally (ID will be needed - but this will all be in an info pack sent out before the workshop). 

To express an interest - and book a place on the workshop day EMAIL: info@artemis-studios.co.uk and tell us your NAME, DATE OF BIRTH, ADDRESS and a CONTACT NUMBER.