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Performing Arts...

Full-Time Study Programmes

Get into career mode with Performing Arts

Can you see yourself as a future Performing Artist?


If you have a passion for performance and want to be on the stage, on screen or behind the camera, then our Performing Arts programmes are your ticket to the big show!


Our Performing Arts study programmes will teach you lots of useful skills in the world of entertainment such as dancing, technical theatre, improvisation & comedy, singing and TV & radio drama. However, a qualification in Performing Arts doesn't just mean you’re limited to a life on the screen or stage. Performing Arts training will give you the opportunity to become a Teacher, Coach, Youth Worker, Lighting Engineer or Journalist. You could also choose to become an:


• Actor
• Camera Operator
• Choreographer
• Costume Designer
• Dancer
• Lighting Technician
• Music Therapist
• Screenwriter
• Set Designer
• Stage Manager


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Why choose Bolton College?

• We'll reward your achievements with trips to The Anderton Centre, the University’s outdoor pursuits centre, and so much more. You’ll also have the opportunity to apply for the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Award.


• Work experience opportunities are available for students in a range of exciting performance-related settings. You’ll get to work on full-scale productions including contemporary theatre productions, dance shows and musical theatre productions.


• We'll give you the opportunity to complete a Silver Arts Award - a qualification which is highly valued in the Performing Arts sector.

• Take advantage of excellent enrichment events and activities such as trips to theatres, backstage tours, and masterclasses from award-winning industry specialists.

• We also have a wide range of events throughout the year including showcases, enterprise activities and cultural celebrations.