Broadstairs College - Performing Arts
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Performing Arts


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

Explore performing arts and learn how to develop your passion for singing, acting or movement into theatre productions for education and community. As part of our in-house theatre company, 'Fourth Wall', you will work on all aspects of running a small-scale theatre production company and take part in work experience with the Looping the Loop - a theatre group made up of local producers and performers. 

  • Actor
  • Community Arts Officer 
  • Stage Manager
  • Director
  • Drama Teacher 



Career Prospects

Example: Actors, entertainers and presenters

 Annual pay
£15,080 - £78,000
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

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.

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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Entry requirements

Our entry requirements allow any student to apply enrol and progress in their studies with us to achieve their full potential.

You will apply for your chosen pathway and at the interview you can discuss what entry criteria you need for each level.

Once you have your GCSEs we can ensure you are enrolled on the best level for you to progress and succeed at College.

Please see our Group entry requirements

What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

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

Step 2 - Interview

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.

Courses at Broadstairs College

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

Need more help?

Our advice and guidance team can be contacted to help you understand your next steps at College.

Courses at Broadstairs College

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

Why people love Performing Arts

Looping Loop

Work with industry professionals

Gain real insight into the industry by working with Looping the Loop on festivals, performance projects and pop up's with their street theatre actors in unexpected places around the Isle of Thanet.

Develop your skills

Develop your skills

You'll have the chance to take your performances out into the community, working at festivals, community events and putting on shows for school children.

Collaborative Working

Be part of something big

Performing Arts students will benefit from working with other students including music, media and theatrical makeup to help them fully understand the performance and creative industries.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN

01843 605040