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Whether you're set to star on the stage or screen, or are keen to work behind the scenes, there's a performing arts course for you at Newcastle College. We offer exciting opportunities for aspiring performers, directors and technicians in every area of the arts and entertainment industry, with access to professional recording and rehearsal space.

All of our courses are based in the Performance Academy, a world-class training facility based in the heart of Newcastle. It offers a huge choice of performance spaces, from studios and rehearsal rooms to our 200-seat Peter Sarah Theatre and gig space The Venue, which hosts large-scale performances every year.

We're passionate about performing arts and will support you towards succeeding in your dream career every step of the way. You'll collaborate with like-minded students and industry-experienced tutors, to devise and deliver amazing performances, and get up close and personal with industry guests, from performers and producers to record labels and local venues.

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What can I do with a qualification in Performing and Production Arts?

Daily tasks:

  • Plays pre-recorded music at nightclubs, discotheques, and private functions.
  • Conducts interviews and prepares reports for news broadcasts, current affairs programmes and documentaries.
  • Introduces and presents radio and television programmes, reads news bulletins and makes announcements.
  • Trains animals to perform entertaining routines and may perform with them.
  • Performs singing, comedy, acrobatic, illusion and conjuring routines.
  • Assumes character created by a playwright or author and communicates this to an audience.
  • Studies script, play or book and prepares and rehearses interpretation.

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Daily tasks:

  • Demonstrates and directs dance moves, monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how improvements can be made.
  • Participates in dance performance.
  • Attends rehearsals to develop and practice dance routines for performance.
  • Builds and maintains stamina, physical strength, agility and general health through fitness exercises and healthy eating.

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