Music, Media and Performance News
College celebrates Diversity Week 2017
Staff 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 colleges
Gower 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 April
After 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 Parliament
A 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 theatre
A 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.
Primary Partners inspires a love of theatre
Pupils from 12 schools across Swansea will have the chance to learn about working in the theatre and performing live on stage thanks to a special partnership between Swansea Council and Gower College Swansea.
The annual Primary Partners 2016 event comes to Swansea Grand Theatre on June 16 and 17 to give hundreds of youngsters the ultimate arts work experience.
Theatre students' progression success
Technical Theatre students from Gower College Swansea recently spent the afternoon in workshops with Andy Franks, Production Director at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
The workshops covered opportunities in the technical theatre industry, communication skills for production meetings, and a very entertaining ‘show cueing’ exercise.
Students selected for one-off show
Performing Arts students from Gower College Swansea have taken to the stage after being specially selected to perform at a one-off Cinelive Project.
‘What’s the Grey Matter with Gregory?’ was an immersive theatre production staged at the Taliesin on 20 January for an audience of around 100 local secondary students.
Students receive audition advice
Performing Arts students at Gower College Swansea have benefited from one-to-one coaching from the Head of Acting at one of the UK’s leading conservatoires.