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Performing Arts

Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

Whether you want to be on stage or backstage, we have a range of courses to suit you.

Our creative courses are accredited by the University of the Arts, London. Students will become a member of our Lanfranc Theatre Company and have the opportunity to perform for real clients from the industry. 

Careers
  • Cruise Ship Entertainer
  • Theatre Designer
  • Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Actor/Dancer

Hollie, Level 3 Stage Management & Theatre Production student shares her experience of life at College and explains how the course has prepared her for progression to university.

 

Teaching takes place in theatres, dance studios and workshops that are equipped to enable students to create professional-standard public performances both on and off stage.

BRIT Kids at Canterbury College is one of our newest partnership schools. Hosted at Canterbury College,  BRIT kids offers classes in Theatre, Dance, Singing, Art Club, Digital Design and Film Making.

Students at Canterbury College benefit from 10% off all weekend classes at BRIT Kids.

Find out more here.

Why people love Performing Arts

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities

Example

Actors, entertainers and presenters

Annual pay
£36,920

The workforce is projected to expand by 24% over the period to 2027, adding 10,875 jobs. In the same period, 71% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 32,427 job openings.

Role description

Actors, entertainers and presenters sing, portray roles in dramatic productions, perform comedy routines, gymnastic feats and tricks of illusion, train animals to perform and perform with them, and introduce and present radio and television programmes.

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What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Guidance on Interviews

Once you have submitted an application we will contact you with the a range of options for conducting your interviews remotely, such as telephone or Skype, or organising interviews once the College reopens and social distancing is relaxed.

Courses at Canterbury College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent
CT1 3AJ

Telephone:
01227 811111