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    When you enrol on one of our performing arts courses, you will develop your talents, gain confidence in performing and benefit from lecturers with industry links and experience.

    As part of your study programme, we will prepare you for the professional world by developing your industry knowledge and providing opportunities for you to perform in shows for assessment. You will also have the opportunity to perform on stage for the College at various locations.

    Our expert teaching staff are all qualified within their specialist pathway to degree level and above, and continue to participate in industry workshops and their own personal development.

    After successfully completing your course, you can go onto one of our Level 3 courses, our HNCs or other higher education provision, apprenticeships or employment.

    Career options

    • Actor
    • Choreographer
    • Community Theatre Performer
    • Dancer
    • Director
    • Film and TV Crew
    • Presenter
    • Set Designer
    • Stage Manager
    Jordan Connolly, Performing Arts Level 3

    “It’s great studying a subject I love! The atmosphere at BSDC is welcoming and relaxed, and it’s great to be an adult learner here. I’ve worked my way up and I’m now looking forward to a career in Performing Arts

    Jordan Connolly, Performing Arts Level 3
    Ellie Beech, Level 3 Dance, Dancer

    “Studying here gave me the confidence and experience to successfully apply for the Stella Mann College of Performing Arts. It’s the perfect jump from school to being in the professional industry.”


    Ellie Beech, Level 3 Dance, Dancer
    Euan Broughton, Level 3 Performing Arts, Actor

    “I have played the leading role in shows, tried my hand at directing and have even been inspired to write my own scripts!”

    Euan Broughton, Level 3 Performing Arts, Actor
    Contact Details

    Contact Details

    Burton and South Derbyshire College
    Tel: 01283 494400

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    Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

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