Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities
Teaching takes place in theatres, dance studios and workshops that are equipped to enable you to create professional-standard public performances both on and off stage. Our creative courses are accredited by the University of the Arts London.
You will become a member of our Lanfranc Theatre Company and have the opportunity to perform for real clients from the industry.
Take a tour through the Performing Arts department with Acting student, Georgie-Ray.
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.
Wondering what you can do when you finish your course? There are many different progression routes you can follow.
You can progress into Higher Education at a range of universities or performing arts colleges.
Student may also consider careers or job roles such as:
We work with a wide range of top companies in the local area to empower you to reach your true potential.
The Performing Arts department has links with:
Whether its gaining that all-important work experience, learning from the professionals, or putting your learning into good practice, you are sure to make use of our fantastic industry links.
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.
I specialise in theatre production and I love how varied it is. We learn costume design and set building for real shows and we have a lot of creative control. I definitely feel prepared to work in the industry.
"I love that my course allows me to try out every aspect of theatre production, which has led to me finding a passion for stage management. The course prepares me for university, with supportive and knowledgable tutors."
Lanfranc Theatre Shows
Acting students performed 'Multiplex', as part of their assessment, at our onsite Lanfranc Theatre to a real audience.
Example: Actors, entertainers and presenters
Across the UK 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.
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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If you are 16 to 18-years-old and want to explore your options then apply today.
Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway.
We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.
At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.
If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below: