Performing Arts

Study programmes in Performing Arts

Apprenticeships in Performing Arts

We don't currently offer apprenticeships in this subject. Why not take a look at our Apprenticeship Department page to see everything that we do offer?

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

  1. The Electric Theatre is our purpose-made 250 capacity venue with great facilities, where many productions are held. This gives students the opportunity to learn their skills in a real theatre environment.


  2. Students have the opportunity to work collaboratively to create new and innovative group projects with peers and tutors.

  3. Our courses are taught by expert tutors who have extensive experience in the Performing Arts industry.

  4. Students have the opportunity to perform at external events including the college’s most prestigious event of the year, the Student Awards.

  5. The Performing Arts department is based in our Old Mill Lane campus. Visit our Campus page to explore our state-of-the-art facilities and take a 360 tour.

All students have access to:

Students performing a musical

What next?

Studying Performing Arts will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Actor, Events Manager, Choreographer, Drama Therapist or Theatre Director.

See what careers are available in the Performing Arts sector.