Music, Media and Performance News
Gower College Swansea honoured in national celebration of teachingPerforming Arts Team at Gower College Swansea wins a Silver Teaching Award in the 2018 national Pearson Teaching Awards Selected from thousands of nominations, the Performing Arts team is one of just 65 winners who celebrated on Friday 22 June - Thank A Teacher Day - as the national Teaching Awards marks its 20th year of celebrating excellence in education.
All the world’s a stage for GCS studentsAlmost 30 students from Gower College Swansea have been offered places at some of the UK’s most prestigious drama colleges and universities. “Our Performing Arts department has had the most amazing twelve months and these stories of successful progression are a wonderful way to end the academic year,” says Learning Area Manager Lucy Hartnoll.
Generation O ready to take to the stageStudents on Gower College Swansea’s specialist one year acting course are ready to take to the stage this week under the direction of actor Richard Mylan.
Richard Mylan to direct GCS Acting Company productionStudents on Gower College Swansea’s specialist one year acting course will soon take to the stage under the direction of actor Richard Mylan.
College celebrates Diversity Week 2017Staff and students across Gower College Swansea have celebrated Diversity Week with the twelfth annual Diversity Fayre and a series of awareness-raising workshops.
Students head to UK's top performance collegesGower College Swansea students have secured places at some of the most in-demand acting and theatre schools in the country. The students – from a range of BTEC Performing Arts, Production Arts and A Level Drama courses – are coming to the end of their time at the Gorseinon campus and are looking forward to the next stage in their careers.
'Revolting Pirates' at the National Waterfront Museum - 1 AprilAfter a hugely successful tour that has seen them visit 25 local schools and perform in front of an estimated 4000 children, our first year BTEC Performing / Production Arts students are taking their 'Revolting Pirates' show to The National Waterfront Museum on Saturday 1 April. There are FREE PERFORMANCES at 1pm and 3pm.
Students take their views to ParliamentA group of students from Gower College Swansea visited the Houses of Parliament earlier this month as part of the UK Youth Parliament movement. Scott Russell, a Level 3 Technical Theatre student from the Gorseinon campus, was joined by Sian Bolton, Jack Scott and Gwen Griffiths on the trip.
Frantic Assembly workshop explores physical theatreA Level students at Gorseinon have spent two days in intensive performing arts workshops with Amelia Cardwell, a Learn and Train Practitioner with the renowned Frantic Assembly theatre company.