Course in Performing Arts

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Performing Arts

Students enroll in courses to gain knowledge in a specific subject area. In many instances, the credits they earn from taking the class helps them advance toward a specific degree. Some classes last a semester, while others last an entire year.

 

What is a course in performing arts? This type of class focuses on musical theater, physical theater, drama, dancing and choreography. During the class, students learn different styles of dancing. They also learn the business behind the performance industry. Many classes also teach students about the history of art and performing. There are courses around the world that students can enroll in. Some are even available for younger students to help them gain the skills needed to transfer to a good college.

 

There are many benefits to learning about performing arts. This type of class is typically hands on, and most students find it to be very enjoyable. It is a great foundation for future classes and theater work. Also, the structure of the course allows students to be more interactive and meet new people.

 

Since there are so many different courses available, it is hard to pinpoint the exact cost of taking one in performing arts. To learn more about the cost, it is best to contact the administration office at the university that offers the class. They can provide more detailed information about enrollment fees and other costs.

 

If you take a course in performing arts, then you might have future opportunities to work as a dancer or choreographer. Many people receive special certifications or diplomas from their coursework, allowing them to have an easier time finding a job. Some also pursue additional education after they finish the course.

 

If you are interested in studying this exciting subject, you can look online and find the course that is right for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Video-jockey And Sound Technician

Campus FP
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Spain Madrid + 1 more

Being a DJ can now be your profession and, with Official Qualification! You can energize all kinds of events and shows. You will process and mix any musical style and you can create your own. [+]

Best Course Studies in Performing Arts 2017. Being a DJ can now be your profession and, with Official Qualification! You can energize all kinds of events and shows. You will process and mix any musical style and you can create your own. Learn the latest techniques to create musical sessions and visual projections, you can work on multiple events. Your passion for music and video has a future! GOALS The Video technician Disc Jockey and Sound Performs its activity in the field of sound for Film, video, television, multimedia, radio, record industry, shows And fixed sound installations and in companies dedicated to the production of public musical events, such as music bars, discotheques, concert halls or festivals, as well as in non-strictly musical events such as fashion shows, advertising presentations, etc. Course program First Year Professional Modules Installation and assembly of sound equipment (230 h) Sound capture and recording (230 h) Preparation of sessions of video-discjockey (180 h) Digital picture taking and editing (230 h) Training and job counseling (90 h) Second Year Professional Modules Control, editing and mixing sound (180 h) Live musical animation (200 h) Live visual animation (200 h) Company and entrepreneurial initiative (60 h) Training in work centers (400 h) Professional outings Sound assistant on television. Film and video microphone. Microphone of musical concerts. Microphonist of stage shows. Assistant of sound assembly in cinema. Disc jockey. Video-jockey. Video Disc-jockey. Light-jockey. Digital photo retoucher Academic progress At the end of our studies the students can accredit Cambridge... [-]

Acting for film - Year program

Prague Film School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Prague Film School offers an accredited conservatory Acting for Film program. Students rigorously train in on-camera acting, voice, movement, acting theory and the business of acting. While some 90% of actors experience theater training, 90% of work for actors is in filmed media. To be successful in this highly competitive field, knowledge of techniques specific to film is essential for today’s actor. [+]

Acting Technique This practical course explores acting techniques applicable to both theater and film. Students will start with basic ensemble acting exercises and projects, progressively integrating more complex principles. Students will practice approaches to developing a character and analyzing text. Because film is primarily a naturalistic medium, the main emphasis will be grounded in the teachings of Konstantin Stanislavksi and his disciples. Actors will train in the basics of naturalist acting technique such as pursuing an objective, breaking scenes into beats, playing actions, and overcoming obstacles. The course will include a substantial unit on Meisner Technique, which builds the foundation for listening and responding truthfully in character. Screen Acting Craft Acting is both an art and a craft. This course will focus on craft, emphasizing the technical demands of screen acting. Students will learn to calibrate their performances specifically for the camera frame, adjusting for close ups and a wide shots. Since the camera photographs thought, students will develop an active and varying inner monologue, and understand the nuances of acting, thinking and listening with the eyes. A professional script supervisor will guide students through the craft of consistently using props and gestures, essential to on-set acting. A scene study unit will underscore how to break down a scene and play it effectively for camera. The course will culminate in the final project for the program, in which each student will develop a scene that best showcases him/her for a demo reel. Scenes will be professionally shot. Film Production It... [-]

Short course - Music Management

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 months Open Enrollment Italy Rome Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London + 6 more

The ESE Professional Programme in Music Management was designed as a means of providing students with a real working structure to guide them in this innately formless and rapidly evolving field. [+]

Best Course Studies in Performing Arts 2017. The ESE Professional Programme in Music Management was designed as a means of providing students with a real working structure to guide them in this innately formless and rapidly evolving field. The Music Management course has been developed to meet the needs of students who wish to pursue a business and management career in the music industry. A series of lectures, seminars and workshops with both regular and visiting industry specialists introduces candidates to the most significant aspects of the music business, including contract law, intellectual copyright, artist management and the recording industry. Success in the contemporary world of music is increasingly dependent upon business know-how. Assessment for the programme is usually through a group project and presentation. Course Title: ESE Professional Programme in Music Industry Management Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered Artists and Repertoire Digital Music Major Event Management E-Business and E-Commerce Entry Requirements: Application form High-School Diploma Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable £50 application fee Internship Programme: Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement. Intensive English Course (optional): ESE London offers an English Foundation Course which starts 5-weeks prior to the commencement of the programme's start date. Students can choose to... [-]

Three Year Course

The Oxford School of Drama
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Woodstock

This is a demanding course based on the traditional values of classical acting adapted to suit the needs of contemporary media. It is practical, not theoretical, and aims to equip you with all the skills and expertise you need to become a dynamic and courageous actor. [+]

This is a demanding course based on the traditional values of classical acting adapted to suit the needs of contemporary media. It is practical, not theoretical, and aims to equip you with all the skills and expertise you need to become a dynamic and courageous actor. So this means, for example, that the assessments you will undertake throughout the course are structured like auditions, rather than like tests, in order to give you experience of working to the highest possible standard in a high stakes situation. The training is very much student-centred giving time for individual attention. To audition you must be eighteen or over when the course begins and have thought carefully about pursuing professional acting training. Whilst academic achievement is not a prerequisite for entry, a degree of intellectual and emotional curiosity is important. First Year Technical classes in acting, voice, movement, applied movement and characterisation, music, film and stage combat. The year ends with an internal production performed to tutors and students. Second Year Technical classes continue with the addition of radio, acting through song, devising and sightreading. Internal performances of a C19th realism play, a Restoration play and recording of a radio production. Public performances of a rehearsed reading, a Schools’ Tour and an outdoor Shakespeare production. Third Year Technical classes continue with additional focus on sightreading, audition technique, workshops and masterclasses and professional development. This year includes public performances at a professional theatre in Oxford, the Trafalgar Studios and Soho Theatre. There is also the... [-]

Acting and Film Directing Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 6 months Open Enrollment Italy Florence + 1 more

Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Learn how to become a film director. Theorical and practical lessons. [+]

Best Course Studies in Performing Arts 2017. Acting Course Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Acting course features: Programme: Acting for films, audition techniques, film craft, voice and movement, study of scenes, monologues, meisner method. At the end of the workshop, each student receives a cd-rom containing the works done, a participation certificate, and the opportunity of taking an audition in the famous agency "La Bottega degli attori" in Rome. English available 1 lesson = 50 minutes Course prices and duration: 2 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week , 150 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 180 € 4 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week, 100 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 180 € 6 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week 100 € 4 lessons, 2 days a week 120 € (private) Film Directing Course Learn how to become a film director. Theorical and practical lessons. Film-directing course features : Programme: Film directing basic rules, direction of the actors and organization of a set set (how to interact with members of the crew, learning to coordinate them). Simulations of a set with the actors of the school. Film directing tips for every different cinema category ( advertising spots, commercials or music video, live shooting...). Film discussion. Course prices and duration: 2 Months Course: 4 lessons, 2 days a week,180 € 6 lessons, 3 days a week, 200 € 4 Months Course: 4... [-]

Electronic Music Production

Microfusa
Campus Part time 9 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 1 more

This Music Production course focuses on electronic music and will give you the skills and knowledge needed to master the tools of creative music production. You will have the chance to work with leading audio software such as Ableton Live, Logic Audio and Reason. [+]

Description This Music Production course focuses on electronic music and will give you the skills and knowledge needed to master the tools of creative music production. You will have the chance to work with leading audio software such as Ableton Live, Logic Audio and Reason. The course provides essential knowledge for composition, audio synthesis, mixing and processing, mastering and many more. The course is divided into three levels and has a total of 220 teaching hours, most of which are under the supervision of our team of teachers; all of whom are experienced in the fields of both production and teaching. Syllabus Level 1 Setting up the studio. Choice of equipment and audio and MIDI interfaces DAW workstations. Production using loops. Sequencing and audio editing. Music composition. Tempo, piano roll (event matrix/grid), drum patterns and timbres of percussion. MIDI sequencing in the DAW and drum machines. Introduction to mixing and to audio processors. Electronic instruments. Synths and samplers. Production analysis. Musical genres and timbres in electronic music. Level 2 Fundamentals of synthesis and the physics of sound. Musical language. Tones, melodies, scales and chords. MIDI devices for creating melodic and harmonic patterns. Mapping and slicing of samples in the sampler Structure and parameters in the synthesizer Modulation and control MIDI messages in the synthesizer Preset design. Production analysis. Arrangements, structures and choice of patches. Level 3 The audio chain and theory of digital audio. Sampling in the studio. Electronic instruments, processors and mixing. Listening theory and mixing fundamentals. Audio Processors... [-]

FdA in Professional & Commercial Dance, full-time [Shockout Arts]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester Bolton + 1 more

This course is a partnership between the University of Bolton and Shockout Arts, based in central Manchester, and is designed to give you the edge to succeed in the busy performing arts market place. The course has been designed to reflect the needs of professional commercial organisations operating in this industry. It focuses on developing your practical skills to a high level and you will undertake your physical dance training in Shockout Arts’ high... [+]

Best Course Studies in Performing Arts 2017. Professional & Commercial Dance - FdA full-time [Shockout Arts] This course is a partnership between the University of Bolton and Shockout Arts, based in central Manchester, and is designed to give you the edge to succeed in the busy performing arts market place. The course has been designed to reflect the needs of professional commercial organisations operating in this industry. It focuses on developing your practical skills to a high level and you will undertake your physical dance training in Shockout Arts’ high-standard industry-approved dance studios. Additionally, your studies of specialist subject areas will be underpinned by knowledge and understanding of the key concepts needed for an all-round appreciation of commercial dance in a professional context. You will acquire a thorough grounding in Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary dance, and develop the knowledge and skills needed for a career in a variety of exciting and demanding professions in this industry. About the course Shockout Arts has longstanding links with organisations and employers in the performing arts industry throughout the United Kingdom and internationally. The programme is designed to address the current and future needs of such employers, and to enhance your lifelong career prospects as a professional commercial dancer. In addition, Shockout Arts’ highly experienced tutors are keen to make the time you spend with them as academically stimulating and rewarding as possible. The course includes a significant proportion of practical training and workshops where you will develop a range of techniques from most... [-]

Pearson BTEC HND in Performing Arts (QCF)

South Eastern Regional College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Bangor

This two year course is equivalent to the 1st Year of a degree programme. It is a production-based course for students who wish to develop skills in the performing arts. The course is highly practical, but it also demands academic ability. [+]

This two year course is equivalent to the 1st Year of a degree programme. It is a production-based course for students who wish to develop skills in the performing arts. The course is highly practical, but it also demands academic ability. Accredited via Pearson, this two year course has an emphasis on learning skills current to the performing arts industry with the aim of increasing your employability. It is a production-based course for students who wish to develop skills in the performing arts. The course is highly practical, but it also demands academic ability. We employ Project Based Learning (PBL) approaches giving you industry relevant experiential learning; preparing you for employment within the broad spectrum of the performing arts field. So, whether you’re looking to change job, return to work or boost your career prospects, the HND Performing Arts offers a higher education qualification for people of all ages and backgrounds. Typical delivery hours consist of 17 hours per week of student/lecturer contact time. Students are expected to undertake approximately 10 hours self-study time per week. Studies will be based at the new SPACE building, located within Bangor. Staff hold significant industry experience with specialism in devised theatre and specialism with academic practice and creative arts research skills. You will study three mandatory modules throughout the duration of the programme, along with 13 specialist modules. MANDATORY MODULES Mandatory modules include: Creative Arts Research Skills Preparation, Process and Production Professional Practice SPECIALIST MODULES modules may be a choice of: Popular Entertainment... [-]

Electronic Music Production

Centre for Arts and Technology
Campus Full time 12 months July 2017 Canada Kelowna

Love to create or produce your own music? Our 12 month Electronic Music Production program is offered as an accelerated skill driven training opportunity through our Audio Engineering department in Kelowna, BC. It was designed for anyone interested in an audio and music production career. LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY. [+]

LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY.

Love to create or produce your own music? Our 12 month Electronic Music Production program is offered as an accelerated skill driven training opportunity through our Audio Engineering department in Kelowna, BC. It was designed for anyone interested in an audio and music production career that has special interest in digital music production, recording, mixing and arranging.

AUDIO ENGINEERING COLLEGE KELOWNA – ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION

Because of recent developments in specialized audio software, music production is no longer limited to those who work in advanced recording studios. Many digital music producers work out of home based studios which gives them the opportunity to work on a number of projects while keeping up their own music endeavours.... [-]


Apprentice Program

California College of Music
Campus Full time 6 months April 2018 USA Pasadena

The Apprentice Program equips students with extensive and practical real-world skills to empower them to succeed in the modern popular music industry. Technical development, ear training, private lessons, and ensemble playing give students valuable hands-on experience in the craft of music. [+]

Apprentice Program 2 Quarters, 30 Credits The Apprentice Program equips students with extensive and practical real-world skills to empower them to succeed in the modern popular music industry. Technical development, ear training, private lessons, and ensemble playing give students valuable hands-on experience in the craft of music. Taught by world-renowned professional musicians, the Apprentice Program is the right choice for students who wish to quickly establish a firm foundation of musicianship for the modern industry. The Apprentice Program curriculum for vocalists and instrumentalists is the same as the first two quarters in the Diploma and Associate’s Degree Programs. CCM offers the Apprentice Program for the following: VOICE GUITAR BASS DRUMS PIANO/KEYBOARDS HOW TO GET STARTED AND APPLY Step 1: Film your Video Audition Step 2: Complete an Application for Admission Step 3: Pay your application fee and send us your supporting documents APPLICATION DEADLINE CCM enrolls new students in our Spring and Fall quarters. Our Spring 2017 starts on April 3rd, 2017, and new students must submit all application materials by: U.S. Residents: March 1st, 2017. International Students: February 1st, 2017. PLEASE NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE REVIEWED UNTIL THE APPLICATION FEE IS RECEIVED [-]

Ableton Live And Push Course

DJ Productor - Escuela Producción Musical
Campus Full time 1 month September 2017 Spain Madrid

The production course at Ableton Live and Push has been created by a certified Ableton instructor, in this course you will discover the creative tools and techniques of musical production regardless of gender or style. [+]

Best Course Studies in Performing Arts 2017. The Ableton Live and Push production course Has been created by a certified Ableton instructor, in this course you will discover the creative tools and techniques of musical production regardless of gender or style. Introduction to synthesis, sampling and tools to play live. Our personalized method and permanent practices will make your step by DJ Producer a complete musical experience. DJ Productor is the first and only Ableton Certified Training Center in Madrid, with which you will have exclusive support and a specialized study program. As a student of DJ Productor, you can purchase an educational license from Ableton with a significant discount. Hours: 2 Hours per class 3 days per week Start of classes: From the 1st to the 10th of each month Hours for mornings: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Opening times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 19:30 to 21:30 Intensive Saturdays: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: School of Musical Production "DJ Productor" - Calle Virgen del Portillo 55, Madrid Capital Agenda Each class lasts 120 minutes Warping and Scenes: First track Simpler: The sound base of electronic music Beat Making I Introduction to Synthesis with Analog Beat Making II Audio Effects and Racks Creative Music - MIDI Effects Structuring, deconstruction and more techniques to put our songs together Automation and Modulation: Creativity to the brim! Treatment of loops: "The truth is out there" Creating a Remix Advanced release of clips and scenes Terms Maximum... [-]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Acting

Arts University Bournemouth - Arts Study Abroad Programs
Campus Part time 10 - 30 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Poole

This highly practical course provides those aspiring to be successful actors with a thorough preparation for a career in acting. You will learn the key skills required to respond to the diverse demands of the industry and how to become a creative, flexible and [+]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Acting

 

This highly practical course provides those aspiring to be successful actors with a thorough preparation for a career in acting. You will learn the key skills required to respond to the diverse demands of the industry and how to become a creative, flexible and independent artist. As well as strengthening performance skills you will learn self-motivation, self-discipline, and develop a critical and imaginative engagement with the social, historical and cultural contexts of performance. Although there is a strong element of academic research, this is often approached through practice, emphasising the vocational nature of this course.

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Course: Dance/Steps On Broadway

Rennert English Language School
Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York Miami Beach

This program is designed for the English student who has a passion for dance and also wants to experience all that New York City has to offer. [+]

Best Course Studies in Performing Arts 2017. Course: Dance/Steps On Broadway This program is designed for the English student who has a passion for dance and also wants to experience all that New York City has to offer. Rennert and Steps on Broadway are collaborating to present the perfect mix of language learning and dance training in one of the world’s foremost dance cities. Founded in 1979, Steps on Broadway offers over 50 classes each day, from beginning to advanced levels. A wide range of styles and techniques are taught by an international, world-class faculty. Students will dance and train alongside veterans from Broadway, the Opera and major dance companies including New York City Ballet, Kirov Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Martha Graham, and Complexions to name a few. Rennert students choose either a specialized schedule in one of three focuses: Ballet, Open Street or Hip-Hop, or select from Steps’ ‘open class’ general dance schedule. Students will get their own membership card to Steps on Broadway, which entitles them to all the benefits of the school including discounts on Master Classes, workshops and at neighborhood stores. Upon completion of the program, a special Dance Certificate, as well as a Rennert Certificate will be awarded to the student. Together, Rennert and Steps on Broadway combine expertise to create a very meaningful and rewarding educational program in English language and professional dance training. Program Highlights Choose a specialized dance focus in ballet, Open street, or Hip Hop or… The flexibility of... [-]

Short Course: 2-Day Rigging Course

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 2 days August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield

This course is an in-depth theoretical and practical training course designed for people of all levels of experience. It’s delivered using a purpose-designed truss rig and a wide range of safety equipment. It also includes one night’s on-site accommodation. [+]

This course is an in-depth theoretical and practical training course designed for people of all levels of experience. It’s delivered using a purpose-designed truss rig and a wide range of safety equipment. It also includes one night’s on-site accommodation. Topics Covered Regulations, guidance, standards, and working at height PPE inspection and Inspection records Basic lifting principles Rigging hardware – factors of safety, mode of use factors Truss theory, beams, load distributions, bridles, and angled loads Practical (Rigging hoists from bridles, floating the hoists, slinging and flying a truss-box, ropework from the flown box, de-rigging and packing away safely) Bridle choice from estimation, measurement and calculation Calculation of loads from Vector Analysis (Parallelogram of forces) Knots – Bowline and clove-hitch, and rope finishing Basket and choke techniques, shackle types Truss slinging Hoist operation and electrical safety Rescue planning Who Should Attend The course appeals to a wide cross section of people, from industry novices with an interest in rigging, to technicians working with rigging equipment, and professional riggers wanting a refresher course to sharpen their skills. Prerequisities There are no prerequisites for the Rigging Course, other than a keen interest in working in the rigging sector in live events. Icluded Within Course Lunch, refreshments and one night’s on-site accommodation *The course is delivered in a studio at Production Park subject to studio bookings and BACKSTAGE ACADEMY® reserves the right to move the location of the Rigging Course practical training to a different location on the Production Park site. [-]

Diploma In Classical Acting

EUTHECA - The European Union Academy of Theatre and Cinema
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Rome

The aim is to give the student a more complete comprehension of the playwright’s work, considered not only in the scenario of a European theatre context, but how it is applied in the contemporary scenario and generally related to the work of the actor. [+]

Best Course Studies in Performing Arts 2017. DESCRIPTION of “COMMEDIA DELL’ARTE, ARTE DELLA COMMEDIA” Commedia dell’Arte means theatre and not only this, dramaturgy of social life, and Art means profession, actor discipline. It is a kind of living theatre which keeps evolving, acting in human field of its time. In the theatre the word is connected to the action and the actor is the one who acts. Nowadays, the Commedia dell’Arte keeps operating as an independent category but in particular it is essential in the education and comprehension of theatrical action in author’s text for those who care about theatre. Six months abroad at EUTHECA is for everyone who wants to deepen in theory and practice, the exploration of a close connection between Commedia dell’ Arte and European Dramaturgy. AIMS: The aim is to give the student a more complete comprehension of the playwright’s work, considered not only in the scenario of a European theatre context, but how it is applied in the contemporary scenario and generally related to the work of the actor. Acquire comic interpretations and the mask techniques with or without the mask (Pantalone, Capitano, Dottore, Zanni, Arlecchino, Pulcinella, Colombina ecc.) through a postural, gestural and advanced vocal training Acquire breathing techniques and vocal emission Acquire the rudiments of fencing and stage combat. Acquire tools and techniques to be used in the creation of a characterization. Understand the works of key playwrights such as William Shakespeare, Molière, Carlo Goldoni. Study and develop abilities connected with acting profession... [-]