Performing Arts

Why study Performing Arts at Halesowen College?

  • Purpose built theatre with professional standard sound and lighting
  • An exciting range of courses covering all aspects of the performing arts
  • Subsidiary Diplomas in Musical Performance, Music Technology, Musical Theatre, Performing Arts - Acting or Performing Arts - Dance can be combined with A Levels
  • A well equipped dance studio with an extensive mirrored wall
  • Professionally trained staff with direct experience working as dancers, actors, musicians, DJs, band managers and sound/technical engineers
  • Industry standard sound recording equipment, rehearsal space and practice pods
  • Exciting College Progression Routes
  • Professionally organised workshops and visits from top theatrical and dance companies
  • Opportunities to participate in sell-out theatrical productions and music events
  • Excellent cross-curricular projects and the opportunity to take part in College events
  • Interesting subject related trips, including theatres and music venues
  • Expert advice and guidance about careers and higher education, including Finance

Courses in this Area

Full Time

Part Time

Level 4+ - Higher

Michael Crump

Former Drama student, Michael Crump, secured his first major TV role in the BBC1 film 'Danny and the Human Zoo', playing Danny’s best friend, Terry.

Mike studied A levels in Drama, English and Film Studies with the Subsidiary Diploma in Music Performance. He got full marks in his A level Drama performance practical and took the lead role in the College promotional video 'The Applicant's Journey'.

Michael Crump

Claudia Whittle

Halesowen College was the place I knew I wanted to study at. The environment and the feel of the surroundings made me feel at home, not to mention how enthusiastic the teachers were. I hope to have a career in music in the future as this is also what I decided to study at college.

BTEC Level 3 Music Performance

Claudia Whittle