Pera Frank, BA (Hons) Popular Music
"The course gave plenty of opportunities for work placements in a range of music venues, enabling us to acquire the skills to prepare for employment within the music industry. I’ve since progressed onto a PGCE at UCC, before entering the music industry as a performing musician."
Polly Haynes, BA (Hons) Popular Music
"I have gone onto being a gigging musician, playing at many highly regarded venues, and supporting multi-platinum selling musicians. I also co -curated events and audio-visual company ‘Pink Shed’. There we encourage and support local artists in the area."
David Michael Hands, BA (Hons) Musical Theatre alumni starring in Jersey Boys (International Tour, 2018)
"Just over a year from graduating, I feel so blessed with the opportunities that I’ve been given. If I hadn’t gone to UCC, I don’t think I’d be where I am today."
Karis Jack, BA (Hons) Musical Theatre graduate starring as Éponine in Les Misérables (West End, 2018)
"The feeling as I came off stage was incredible. It was as if everything I had worked for all those years at my drama school and at University Centre Colchester was being presented to me before my very eyes."
September Mead, BA (Hons) Creative Performance (Acting) alumni
"Learning how to devise our own work was exciting and fun. We also had the opportunity to work with external directors and practitioners, enabling me to learn a lot from talented industry professionals...Another huge aspect was that we got to perform our shows at many different venues including the Lakeside Theatre at the University of Essex, The Etcetera theatre in Camden and Brighton Fringe Festival!"
Katy Cirne, BA (Hons) Technical Theatre graduate
"During my studies at UCC, I was able to apply my practical skills whilst on work placement. After graduating I was immediately employed as a Junior Technician. I now enjoy working alongside other UCC students and graduates."