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CAPA College Course Pathways

CAPA College currently offer four course pathways. Each of these course pathways provides students with intensive full-time practical training alongside the rigour of academic Arts study. On each course pathway students achieve the equivalent of four A levels.

Musical Theatre: Performing Arts Course Pathway

Full-time Dance, Drama and Singing training and education leading to the following qualification package:

  • UAL Level 3 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Musical Theatre)
  • A Level Dance
  • A Level Drama & Theatre Studies

 

The Performing Arts: Musical Theatre course pathway incorporates dance, drama and singing with both practical and academic training. The curriculum covers commercial and contemporary dance, acting and performance and both solo and ensemble singing.

Dance: Contemporary And Commercial Course Pathway

Full-time Dance training and education leading to the following qualification package:

  • UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Dance)
  • A Level Dance

 

Over the two-year course students will study a broad and balanced Dance curriculum which includes ballet, jazz, urban, contemporary, commercial and choreography, before honing their skills, interests and expertise.

Drama: Stage And Screen Course Pathway

Full-time Drama training and education leading to the following qualification package:

  • UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Drama)
  • A Level Drama & Theatre Studies

 

The Drama: Stage and Screen course pathway encompasses everything from acting, directing and devising theatre to scriptwriting, improvisation and physical theatre. Students are examined both practically and through formal written examinations.

Production Arts: Technical and Creative Theatre Course Pathway

Full-time Production, Design, Technical Theatre and Creative Media training and education leading to the following qualification package:

  • UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Production Arts)
  • BTEC Level 3 (equivalent to one A Level)

 

This course pathway offers a broad range of training in all aspects of theatre, film, events, design and media, including set construction, sound recording, lighting operations, photography, digital video production and animation.

Film and TV: Cinematography and Performance

Full-time Film and TV training and education leading to the following qualification package:

  • UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Drama & Production Arts)
    (equivalent to 4 A Levels)
  • A Level Drama & Theatre Studies

 

The vocational focus of the qualifications means that all work and performance opportunities (including all ongoing participation in classes and rehearsals) are assessed. At the end of the course, students will be awarded an overall grade according to the combined total of all the individual units.