Performing & Production Arts
Our highly practical performing arts courses are perfect for those who would love to be in the spotlight or play an important backstage role in exciting productions. These fast-paced courses will provide you with vital technical and industry knowledge as well as unleashing your creativity and letting your talent shine.
Students studying performing & production arts at our Warrington campus will study in our brand new Advanced Creative & Digital Skills (ACDS) Centre, equipped with the latest industry-standard equipment and software, working alongside some of the industries top employers.
Trips and visits
As a performing arts student, you will have plenty of opportunity to enhance your industry knowledge by visiting local and national dance studios. Furthermore, you will be able to see the professionals in action in theatre productions and live music showcases at local theatres. Past students have even toured the West End on a thrilling residential trip to London.
Throughout your course you will take part in guest lecture workshops with employers as well as undertaking live performance projects for local community groups and employers. You will work with a variety of external agencies in order to strengthen your knowledge and experience, including Culture Warrington, Warrington Museum, Community Objectives and various professional theatre projects.
16-18 Years Old
These fun, dynamic courses allow you to develop the key skills required to become a successful actor/dancer, or secure a related job role. Taking part in a variety of practical, structured workshops, you will develop your performance skills across a variety of genres and work collaboratively to rehearse and present a wide range of performing arts productions throughout the year.
HND Professional Dance Practices
HND Professional Theatre Practices
Level 2 Acting and Musical Theatre
Level 2 Contemporary and Commercial Dance
Level 3 Acting and Musical Theatre
Level 3 Contemporary and Commercial Dance
I am an
If you are passionate about performing and already have some experience, why not take your skills to the next level? Our adult performing arts courses will propel you towards your dream career and get you ready to shine!
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Higher Education Learner
Are you ready to take the next step in your performing career? Our HNC and HND courses are aimed at those who have a passion for the performing arts industry and have already reached a high standard in their training as an artist so far. The focus is on practical training with the opportunity to perform at least four times in a variety of settings and genres, gaining valuable experience for your future career.
Meet our students
There is so much to get involved with here, from pantomimes to musicals. Coming to this college was the best choice I could have made.”
George Moore progressed onto the college's HNC Performing Arts (Acting) after successfully completing his Level 3 course. George, a former student of St. Gregory's Catholic High School, has a huge passion for acting and is thoroughly enjoying his course.
Meet our tutors
Performing Arts Tutor Rosie Rigby has taught at the college for three years and specialises in acting and singing. Rosie graduated from East 15 Acting School with honours before going on to work with many prominent London theatre companies, including The National Theatre and Solomon Theatre Company. Rosie loves sharing her experience with her students and encouraging them to explore their passion for performing arts.