Why Choose Performing Arts and Technical Theatre at Fife College
Are you someone that enjoys putting on a show? Perhaps you dream of seeing your name in lights, or scrolling in the credits, or in a theatre show programme? Then look no further! Our performing arts courses, drama courses, dance courses and technical theatre courses are for you!
Our highly experienced practitioners and lecturers offer a wide variety of specialisms in Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre, Theatre Performance and Production Arts. Creative industries is a sector which is highly entrepreneurial as it is open-minded to flexible, new ways of working. It’s where a growing number of young, dynamic small businesses are flourishing and new, exciting employment opportunities are generated.
Our students benefit from many superb opportunities to get hands-on, real-life experience through work placements and helping out at external events, such as award ceremonies with Fife Chamber of Commerce and shows at the Leith Comedy Festival. Hear more about this from our students below.
Our Courses in Performing Arts and Technical Theatre at Fife College
We offer courses in the following subjects:
· Acting and Theatre Performance
· Musical Theatre
· Technical Theatre and Production Arts
Progress to a Degree
You can start at SCQF Level 5 (the equivalent to National 5s) and progress through HNC/HND and on to year 3 of a degree at Fife College or one of our partner universities or move into employment.
Our exciting new BA (Hons) Creative Enterprise, developed in partnership with Queen Margaret University, will allow you to take your HN studies through to Honours Degree level at Fife College, and start developing your business plan for a successful career in performing arts and theatre.
What Happens after I Apply?
There are four possible outcomes from your interview:
Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.
Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.
Waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.
If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.
Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.
They may be able to help you find another suitable course.
A Career in Tech Theatre
Lecturer for sound and lightening, Matt Eason talks about the facilities on offer and the benefits of studying at Fife College.
Hear from William
HND Student William chats about his work placement at the Alhambra Theatre in Dunfermline and how it has benefited his learning.
Hear from Sean
HNC Student Sean talks about his experiences helping on various different events at Perth Concert Hall and Theatre.