Wiltshire Creative Academy

In partnership with Wiltshire College and University Centre, we deliver diplomas at Levels 1-3 in Performing and Production Arts. Accredited by University of the Arts London, this qualification is for students over 16 who want to develop their skills in a professional arts environment.

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.

DROP IN TASTER SESSIONS: Contact tom.sherman@wiltshire.ac.uk

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.

what will I learn?
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
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 do I apply?

​Level 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