Performing Arts | Bolton College

Performing Arts


Do you dream about being on the stage, the screen, or even behind the camera? With tuition from industry-experienced tutors and the use of our professional studios, recording studio and 100-seater theatre, your fantasy can become a reality. Our two dance studios are equipped with sound and video facilities and have sprung wooden floors, mirrors and ballet bars.

We offer courses at four levels: Entry Level to Level 3 Extended Diploma, so we’re sure to find the right level of learning for you.
Your course will help you to develop a high level of skills in:

  • Acting styles
  • Dance
  • Choreography
  • Acting for film and TV
  • Audio acting
  • Mask performance
  • Theatre in education

Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 combine skills such as 

  • Dance styles
  • Acting styles
  • Putting on a performance

For Level 3, you will choose which pathway you specialise in:

Level 3 Dancing

  • Dance styles
  • Dance techniques
  • Choreography
  • Musical Theatre

Level 3 Acting

  • Devising and script techniques
  • Acting for Film, TV and Audio
  • Theatre in Education
  • Musical Theatre
  • Mask Performance

All of our Performing Arts courses are taught at our Deane Road Campus in the heart of Bolton town centre. The campus is conveniently located for students travelling from Manchester and Lancashire.

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