Creative Industries is one of Britain’s fastest growing sectors with a huge range of opportunities within advertising, design, visual arts, creative writing, film, TV, animation, computer games, interactive media, publishing, fashion, theatre, dance, music, stage and set design, textiles, jewellery and craft, as well as museums, venues and galleries etc.
Our staff are all current practitioners, including artists, designers, performers and musicians and teams are supported by exceptional specialist facilities. Courses allow for dynamic continuous assessment so you always know how well you are progressing throughout your studies.
Many students who graduate from our Level 3 programmes often choose to progress onto Higher Education at Walsall College or university.
Choosing to study a Performing Arts qualification is a brilliant decision to make for lots of reasons. Acting is a unique profession, allowing you to explore diverse characters and stories and introducing you to ideas, situations and people that can help you develop a richer understanding of the world. It takes dedication to develop your skills – many actors work long hours and it can be physically emotionally and financially draining. It also takes training, a good understanding of your responsibilities and a commitment to teamwork to succeed.
These courses will give you the opportunity to study and develop the skills and disciplines needed to perform on stage or screen. Learners will explore a range of styles and techniques including: Classical Theatre, Contemporary Theatre and Musical theatre. Practical skills will be delivered through workshops and small and large scale performances supported by a team of specialist staff. These qualifications offer a professional and highly practical experience; you will become part of the colleges own theatre company.
Learn about all aspects of the performing arts industry including: directing, technical theatre, business and stage management. Students will keep up-to-date on their progress on the course through regular feedback from subject lecturers and one to one tutorials with their personal tutor.