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Performing Arts

Do you dream of taking center stage, capturing the emotions of your audience, or perhaps orchestrating the magic that unfolds behind the curtains?

Whether your heart beats for theatre, dance, music, or the multitude of roles backstage, our performing arts courses are crafted to turn those dreams into reality.

Captivate audiences through the art of performance.

Peterborough College’s Performing Arts Department is a sanctuary for individuals drawn to the world of drama, dance, and the wider realm of performing arts. We offer a wide array of courses, starting from Level 1, which introduces students to the essence of performing arts, and extending to Level 3, where learners can dive deep into specialized domains such as acting or dance.

Our courses, which strike a harmonious balance between hands-on performance and theoretical grounding, are delivered by industry professionals who bring with them not only experience but also a passion for nurturing talent.

Career-focused education

Some of the career opportunities listed below may require further study and qualifications in order to enter the industry

  • Actor/Actress
  • Dancer
  • Stage Manager
  • Theatre Technician
  • Choreographer
  • Costume Designer
  • Set Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Sound Technician
  • Playwright
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Voice Coach
  • Drama Therapist
  • Casting Director
  • Theatre Critic

Studying Level 3 BTEC Dance at Peterborough College allowed me to secure a spot at Urdang University of London for a Musical Theatre and Professional Dance degree!

Claudio Keita
Level 3 BTEC Dance

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