Studying Performing Arts at South Devon College will give you the perfect start to a dazzling career in this cultural industry, which thrives on creativity. Our experienced staff have all worked in the performing arts industry, from theatre and technical management to live music performance and radio production, so we know that we have the best team to help you on your journey.
You will benefit from access to many of Torbay's creative sector experts, including the Princess Theatre, live music venues such as the Attic and many local festival and music events. We want to encourage and nurture your raw talent and turn you into a wonderful and enthusiastic professional.
At South Devon College we have our very own theatre, which stages live performances throughout the year. Our facilities also boast technical lighting rigs and equipment, fully operational recording studios and superb dance studios, so whatever field you want to specialise in, you will have all of the tools you require to make your dream become a reality. We offer the experience of studying in a professional environment so that when you complete your studies you can transition into employment and turn a passion into a career.
South Devon College is an outstanding place to learn, and the perfect place for your education and development. In 2014, we were delighted to be recognised as the top Further Education and Tertiary College in England, in results published by the Skills Funding Agency for 2012-13. We were also graded as 'Outstanding' in our most recent Ofsted inspection.
We are proud to promote a culture of success within the College, with fantastic results across the entirety of our provision. With an exceptional learning environment and our inspirational teaching team, we know that together, you will enjoy the same success in your studies and achieve your goals, whatever they may be.
Every student at South Devon College has a Personalised Learning Programme; a custom plan tailored to you as an individual that ensures you gain the academic, vocational and employability skills necessary to achieve your goals and find employment upon the completion of your studies.
After completing my studies, I was approached by 'Scarlett Entertainment' agency, and was offered a role in a high school themed musical titled 'Music High'. We went on to perform worldwide, including a show at the Bahrain Grand Prix in 2012. I'm now working on new productions with the agency, and it's been a great opportunity, one which the skills I gained at South Devon College opened up for me.
South Devon College is a leading provider of apprenticeships, offering nearly 40 different types of apprenticeships and we work with over 1000 apprentices and 500 employers a year. Our apprenticeship are the perfect option for you if you want to study towards a qualification and increase your employability whilst getting paid.
By working in your chosen trade or sector, you'll be developing vocational experience that employers look for and putting the skills you learn at the College into practice, giving you the ideal preparation for starting a career.
We offer a wide variety of apprenticeship frameworks, working at a range of levels across different industries and job roles, so we are confident that we can find the right course to help you achieve your goals. To find out more about South Devon College's apprenticeship programmes, click here: