Performing and Production Arts
PERFORMING & PRODUCTION ARTS COURSES FOR 16-19 YEAR OLDS
From theatre, TV and film, to make-up, design and choreography, our courses provide countless options to progress in this exciting, dynamic and creative art.
This area covers a broad range of skills in technique, creativity, performance and production within four discipline areas including - acting, singing, dance and production arts make-up and hair. Whether you are interested in working in theatre, community, education, performance, film or TV, our programmes are designed to give you the skills you need. We have designed our curriculum with your future in mind, so you will be learning the skills you need to pursue a career in performing and production arts. When it comes to jobs, you are only limited by your own ambitions and there are a number of career paths available to you.
You’ll also get the chance to showcase your skills and be noticed by key industry figures.
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Weston College offer a wide range of creative qualifications and here’s a taster of the types of careers they can lead onto:
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Performance Arts, UAL Diploma
This course is ideal if you have a passion for working on the stage. It will give you the skills and knowledge needed to pursue further studies and a performing arts career. The course has a strong emphasis on practical work so you will experience all aspects of performance and develop skills in acting, dancing, voice, singing, physical theatr...Click Here
Acting for Theatre, Film and TV, UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma
This unique course embraces all aspects of acting and is designed to provide you with the extensive skillset required for both stage and screen acting, and to provide a supportive transition from general to more specialised study. The diploma will be completed in year 1 followed by the extended diploma in year 2. You will have the opportunity ...Click Here
Musical Theatre, Diploma/Extended Diploma
This course is ideal if you have a passion for working on the stage. It will give you the skills and knowledge needed to pursue further studies and a career in musical theatre. The course has a strong emphasis on practical work so you will experience all aspects of performance and develop skills in acting, dancing, and singing to help you beco...Click Here
Professional, Commercial and Contemporary Dance, UAL Diploma / Extended Diploma
This unique course embraces all elements of dance and will provide you with the extensive skill set required by a dancer. There is a strong emphasis on practical techniques and each lesson focuses on a specific style of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, commercial, pas de deux, international and contemporary. You will develop and advance you...Click Here
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We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.
We work with a range of employer partners and have a number of industry accreditations. These are all important factors in ensuring your study programme with us makes you job ready. These include:
- The Blakehay Theatre
- Grand Pier
- Puxton Park
- Theatre Orchard
Occupations related to Performing and Production Arts
Actor, Entertainer or Presenter
Actors, entertainers and presenters sing, portray roles in dramatic productions, perform comedy routines, gymnastic feats and tricks of illusion, train animals to perform and perform with them, and introduce and present radio and television programmes.
Employment in region: 310 positions
Dancer or Choreographer
Dancers and choreographers devise, direct, rehearse and perform classical and contemporary dance routines.
Employment in region: 60 positions
Level 3 Performing Arts
"The best thing about studying at Weston College is the people you meet and the lecturers you get to work with because they're very supportive of what you do"