Performing Arts Courses: Acting, Dance, Musical & Technical Theatre

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Our Performing Arts Courses are delivered by a team of experienced staff who are active professionals and their expertise is valued by our students. There are excellent facilities for students including dance and drama studios, recording studios and two iMac suites running Logic, Reason, Sibelius and Soundtrack Pro. We also have a concert hall and practice rooms for bands and orchestras.

The strong practical content of the course appealed to me and I’ve gained valuable skills and knowledge working on College shows and productions. I’m currently freelancing to develop my technical experience and CV, my ambition is to work in lighting design, production, and stage management in London’s West End.”Tommy Booty - Technical Theatre Level 3
Further education performing arts programmes focus on developing a wide range of skills to prepare students for careers in acting, dance, musical theatre or technical theatre. Our Higher Education Centre provides a great range of specialist facilities including well-equipped teaching spaces and private study areas.

…Another huge aspect was that we got to perform our shows at many different venues including the Lakeside Theatre at the University of Eseex, The Etcetera theatre in Camden and Brighton Fring Festival!September Mead - BA (Hons) Creative Performance (Acting) alumni
Higher Education programmes are designed to develop proficient and versatile practitioners. Qualifications are available in acting, musical theatre and technical theatre. Our Higher Education Centre provides a great range of specialist facilities including well-equipped teaching spaces and private study areas.

For those interested in Technical Theatre, the Honours degree is also offered as part-time study.

Apprenticeships are a great way to gain a new qualification whilst gaining the skills and experience employers are looking for, and are increasingly popular and a fantastic way to start or further your career plans. An apprenticeship in the Performing Arts sector opens up fantastic career opportunities working in a live events environment.

Our Courses are delivered by a team of experienced staff who are active professionals and their expertise is valued by our students. There are excellent facilities for students including dance and drama studios, recording studios and two iMac suites running Logic, Reason, Sibelius and Soundtrack Pro. We also have a concert hall and practice rooms for bands and orchestras. Further education Performing Arts programmes focus on developing a wide range of skills to prepare students for careers in acting, dance, musical theatre or technical theatre.

Music Suite
Recording Studio
Swinburne Hall