Warwickshire College Performing Arts

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Warwickshire College Performing Arts

Warwickshire College Performing Arts



Our Performing Arts students present shows throughout the year at our own Platform Theatre at Rugby College. Find out more about the courses we offer here.

Elf the Musical – 12 December at 7pm, 13-15 December at 6pm

Second year students 

Tickets £7.50 (£5 concessions)

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Elf the Musical is based on the iconic Will Ferrell film of the same name. When Buddy the elf discovers he is actually human he leaves the North Pole for New York in search of his real dad. Including the songs ‘Happy all the time’, ‘Never fall in love with an elf’ and ‘Sparklejollytwinklejingly’ this show is fantastic for all ages and will put everyone in a festive mood in time for Christmas.

Performed by a principle cast of year 2 performing arts students as part of their Performing and production arts level 3 course. These students have been rehearsing since October along with the rest of the performing arts cohort, bringing the cast to a whopping 46 elves! Supporting by our foundation degree students who are acting as the technical crew.

Made by You – 7-8 February 2018 at 7pm

First year Level 3 and Level 2 students

Tickets £7.50 (£5 concessions)

Made by You is a show where you the audience decide what’s next. A mixture of dance, drama, comedy, musical theatre, this show is a real showcase for our students and a fun night for all. Our audience will be seated around tables with refreshments provided.

Please note there may be some adult language used in this performance and parental guidance is advised when bringing children under 12.

Romeo and Juliet – 13-16 March 2018 at 7pm

Level 3 second year students

Tickets £7.50 (£5 concessions)

A twist on the classic Shakespearean play performed by our year two students. When Romeo falls in love at first sight with Juliet it soon becomes apparent that their families are sworn enemies. This tragic story has been spiced up for a modern age.

Action Theatre Festival – 12-22 June 2018 6pm/7pm

All year groups 

Tickets £7.50 (£5 concessions)

As part of their final major performance projects all of our groups will be performing around 8 different shows over the two week festival. The shows will include condensed versions of well known musicals and plays, student written plays and choreographed dances and devised and variety shows.

Programme to be finalised and confirmed in the Spring.