Known to be extremely competitive, you'll need more than genuine talent to break into a career in the performing arts. Whether you want to be performer, music producer, stage manager, lighting designer, theatrical make-up artist or backstage technician, our courses will develop your confidence and technical know-how. Each pathway is delivered by professionals who will guide you into work, an apprenticeship or higher education - helping you to achieve your career goals within the creative and cultural industries.
Why work in Performing or Production Arts?
The creative industries are growing faster than any other sector in the UK - working in this industry offers many challenges and rewards. You can expect:
To spend time mastering your craft
A higher than average likelihood of being self-employed or freelance
To benefit from great financial rewards when working in the creative industries once you have built your reputation and expertise
Working environments that range from offices and art/design/film/photography studios to theatres, museums and music venue
The chance to travel nationally and internationally depending on the role
All our courses have been designed to meet the needs employers. They provide the opportunity for you to progress into Higher Education and/or training – as well as moving straight into a job if desired.