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In partnership with Wiltshire College and University Centre, we deliver Level 2 and Level 3 Performing and Production Arts Course accredited by UAL.

If you have a passion for Performing or Production Arts, are keen to explore these fields further, develop your own skills and have ambitions to work in the performing arts or related industries, this is the course for you!

Students are trained at Wiltshire Creative venues, spending two days a week learning in the professional environments with further sessions taking place in the well-equipped college campus studio.  There is the opportunity to take a Performing or Production Arts pathway.



Alumni destinations: Some of the exciting destinations for our brilliant students who have completed the course include:

Performing Arts: Rose Bruford, Goldsmiths University, Chichester University, Bath Spa University, East15
Production Arts: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, LAMDA, LiPA, GSA

How will I learn?

This is a vocational course, where students work on five practical projects throughout the year, presenting in the Salberg, Salisbury Arts Centre, and on a schools' tour. 

Students see a variety of productions throughout the year and often partake in talks and workshops from Wiltshire Creative staff and visiting practitioners, including the Artistic and Associate Directors, Production and Company Stage Managers. 

All Students

  • Contextual and Critical Analysis
  • Script analysis
  • Research skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Mindfulness
  • Evaluation skills and reflective practice
  • Preparing for progression

Performing Arts Pathway

  • Voice technique and development
  • Physical and movement skills
  • Character development
  • Practitioner studies
  • Devising
  • Improvisation
  • Contemporary Theatre
  • Children’s Theatre
  • Classical Theatre
  • Acting to Camera
  • Audio performance
  • Directing practice
  • Script writing

Production Arts Pathway

  • Stage Management (Stage Manager, Deputy Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager)
  • Lighting (Operation and design)
  • Sound (Operation and design)
  • Costume
  • Set design and construction
  • Prop making
  • Puppet design and construction
  • Technical Maintenance
  • Directing practice


‚ÄčLevel 2 Performing and Production Arts 

Entry requirements 4 GCSE's grade 3 or above incl. English and Maths + Audition/Interview
Click here to apply


Level 3 Performing and Production Arts 

Entry requirements 4 GCSE's grade 4 or above incl. English and Maths + Audition/Interview
Click here to apply




Originally planned for sharing on the Main Stage at the Salisbury Playhouse this verbatim project has been reimagined in light of the latest lockdown and recorded on personal devices to share directly with the residents of the Avonbourne Care Centre, whose stories provided the content for this piece.
Enjoy a sneak peak by clicking on the film below.



To find out more visit Wiltshire College's website or email Tom Sherman
Wiltshire College & University Centre