Full-time Musical Theatre Programme 2020-21 [1 Year]
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Performing Arts
(Registration Number: 252301)
Recruitment for 2020 – 21 intake is now open!
EXCEL (Extension and Continuing Education for Life) of HKAPA is proud to be making its contribution in continuing education within the sphere of the performing arts, related technical arts, and film and television. Since 2002, HKAPA EXCEL has been running its Summer Musical School (SMS), providing high quality musical theatre training in the summer. In 2009, a full-time musical theatre programme was launched, which was eventually accredited by Pearson BTEC in 2012, leading to the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Performing Arts qualifications.
EXCEL MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAMME
PEARSON BTEC QUALIFICATION
– Secondary school graduates and those who are considering a career change are welcome to apply.
– Applicants must be 16 years old or above, have completed at least Form 5 or equivalent, and pass the subject of English Language.
– Experience in acting, singing and dancing will be an advantage. All candidates must pass an audition.
- The Performing Arts Industry
- Professional Development
- Jazz Dance
- Tap Dance
- Musical Theatre History in Practice
- Vocal Repertoire
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Past graduates had joined Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park for career development. Some are doing freelance works, doing TV commercial and performance-based works. Others are furthering their studies at the Academy or overseas.
5. A cheque for application fee payable to “EXCEL Ltd.”
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR AUDITION
1. Applicants will be invited to attend an audition. Candidates need to prepare the following:
2. A one-minute presentation of monologue from any plays.
3. A one-minute presentation of a song from any musicals or related styles.
4. Candidates must provide their own pianist or prepare an MMO in CD format.
5. At the audition, candidates will be taught a series of dance combinations and requested to present it before the panel of judges.
6. A cheque of the Registration Fee payable to “EXCEL Ltd.” on or before the audition. (Registration Fee will be banked in when the student is accepted; the cheque will be returned to unsuccessful applicants. Candidates without Registration Fee payment cheque will not be auditioned.)
EXCEL will inform applicants audition date and time by email in due course. Result will be released via email within a week after the audition
Application form is downloadable Here
Programme brochure is downloadable Here.
* It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead