Performing Arts

Our performing arts courses will develop your skills in acting, directing, movement and singing. We have a range of levels on offer and are here to help you develop and grow, ensuring you gain both the practical and academic skills that you’ll need to progress on to Higher Education including drama school or directly into work. 

The College has a state-of-the-art purpose-built theatre, a dance studio and workshop spaces. You will be taught by an experienced team, who continue to work in the Creative Industries and continue to further their knowledge through research. 

Gaining employability skills is important so we work with a number of companies to provide work experience and work-related project opportunities either individually or in a group.      
Projects have included casting for Wind/Rush Generations at the National Theatre Connections Festival, a Children’s Theatre tour to local primary schools, performing at both the Kiln and Soho Theatres (in association with National Theatre Connections) and a Christmas production of Little Shop of Horrors at our Sarah Siddons Theatre. We also make regular visits to participate in workshops at professional theatres and to watch their productions. 

Do you know… 

Recently, our extended diploma students competed to become the cast that premiered in Wind/Rush Generations at the National Theatre Connections Festival.   

Career Paths 

Actor, Artistic Director, Casting Director, Choreographer, Dancer, Drama Coach, Performing Artist, Playwright, Producer, Prop Manager, Set Designer, Singer, Stage Hand, Stage Manager, Theatre Director and Theatre Producer. 

Earning Potential 

Ranging from £10,000 - £14,000 at entry level with uncapped potential once established.

Please click the course links below for more information on Performing Arts courses at City of Westminster College. Apply for any of these courses by clicking the APPLY button on the course page.

For more information on Performing Arts courses, please click on the links below.

Course Suitable for Categories
Introduction to Acting: Stage and Screen Adults (Part-time) Short Courses
Level 2 Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (UAL) 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (UAL) 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
Public Speaking Skills Adults (Part-time) Short Courses
Rigging for the Entertainment Industry Adults (Part-time) Short Courses