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Acting Extended Diploma

Cornwall College St Austell LEVEL: 3 Music & Performing Arts

The Arts

If you want to become an actor and would love to work in TV, theatre or film, then this course is for you. You will enhance your acting skills learning key disciplines like voice techniques. You will also get the chance to devise and direct your own work performing in front of live audiences in our Keay theatre and discover the business and cultural heritage of performing arts.


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Ideal if:

You want to develop the skills you’ll need for a career in acting for film, television or stage.

You’ll need:

four GCSEs at grade C or 5, including English and mathematics, or equivalent qualifications. Successful selection is also based upon interview, audition and your commitment to the course.

You’ll learn:

How to experiment with performance and develop your acting and voice techniques. Successful selection is also based upon interview, audition and your commitment to the course.


Many opportunities to expand your knowledge of contemporary and classical theatre and the chance to devise and to direct your own work.

You’ll love:

Exploring the business and cultural heritage of performing arts.

You’ll go on to:

Employment in the performing arts industry or progression to university study.


Music & Performing Arts
Music & Performing Arts
Music & Performing Arts



Start Date



St Austell


2 Years full-time


Katie Perrin Actress

Katie’s most recent role was playing Princess Fiona in the Italian touring production of Shrek. Katie studied performing arts and has enjoyed great success in the industry.
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