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Full-Time Study Programmes

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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

Why choose Bolton College?

There are countless reasons to choose a Study Programme at Bolton College, including…


Technical Qualifications

Technical education is our sole focus and we are experts in delivery. If you need to develop your foundation skills to support progression, we will prepare you; or if you are prepared already, we will ensure that you achieve your full potential on our T Level and BTEC advanced programmes, highly regarded by universities and employers.


Vocational Careers

Industry Placements and work experience will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to confidently begin your future career, or progress to university.


English, Maths & Digital

Employers and universities require a GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths, but if you didn’t achieve this, don’t worry, we’re here to help! We’ll teach you important digital skills too, putting you ahead of the game.


Learner Support

Enjoy FREE travel and breakfast, financial support and a discounted gym membership. Throughout your time with us, you’ll also receive one-to-one support from your dedicated Learning Development Mentor and a Careers Coach, helping you to achieve your ambitions.