• Use of Mime and Improv
• Dramatic Literature
⇒Candidates for this course must already have achieved first class honours in Grade 10 examination or equivalent in Speech and Drama with a recognised examining body.
⇒Candidates must be at least Eighteen years old.
⇒A requirement of higher level English in Leaving Certificate is necessary.
⇒A minimum of 8 months preparation time should be considered for a Diploma.
⇒Candidates will be required to submit their application for consideration by the head of Speech and Drama Athlone and may be required to present for an interview and/or audition.
⇒An Academic Essay will be required from the candidate along with application.
Speech and Drama Athlone reserves the right to refuse any applicant with the above entry requirements.
This course focuses on students reaching their highest achievements with
⇒Associate and Licentiate Diploma in Acting
⇒Speech & Drama
⇒Personal & Professional Communications
Graduates of the Licentiate Diploma may progress on to the Fellowship diploma.
Graduates of the Licentiate Diploma have set up their own private practices, classes, drama schools and performing arts schools.
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
Diplomas are available on a part-time basis over a one year period.
Lectures take place on a one to one basis, online, weekly. Exams take place externally in December and June annually.
Zoom meeting software should be downloaded prior to the course startdate.