Performing Arts

Performing Arts
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Welcome to Clarendon Sixth Form College Performing Arts

All the world may very well be a stage, but earning your right to be on that stage and perform with confidence, truthful integrity and imagination requires hard work, self-discipline and above all; passion. We are a newly formed Performing Arts Department, made up of a team of teachers with many years of professional industry experience in both stage and screen as well as decades of experience as teachers in colleges, universities and drama schools.

We offer the best training in Tameside for vocational performing arts with a strong emphasis on preparing you for progression into top universities and drama schools. Indeed, we are noted by the UK’s leading drama schools for our excellence in training, which is why they come to us to provide our students with audition workshops and free auditions held at Clarendon Sixth Form College.

Students learn in a modern campus in the heart of Ashton-under-Lyne. Equipped with state of the art facilities, including the Brooke Vincent theatre and dance studios, you will have the ideal opportunity to prepare for a career in performing arts.

Training in acting, musical theatre or dance at Clarendon Sixth Form College is a balance of hard work and great fun, all within a small, caring environment. You will perform in numerous public performances as well as to develop yourself outside of the course with our wonderful enrichment programme, supporting your development in singing, acting, writing skills, audition technique, stage combat, dance, yoga and so much more.

Ofsted rate Clarendon Sixth Form College as a ‘good’ provider citing: ‘Teachers have developed creative activities that motivate students to acquire knowledge and skills to make good progress’.

If you feel you have what it takes to make it in performing arts, why not take your first step by applying for a place at Clarendon Sixth Form College.

We look forward to working with you.



Working closely with top uk drama schools: ArtsEd, RWCMD, Mountview, ALRA, LIPA, OCU, UCLAN, MMU. The Arden and Edge Hill Universities.


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