Music, Media and Performance News

20
Mar
Students ready to face the music at top universities

Students ready to face the music at top universities

A Level Music students from Gower College Swansea are celebrating after receiving course offers from some of the top universities and conservatoires in the UK.

15
Nov
College welcomes 'Mary Poppins'

College welcomes 'Mary Poppins'

Gower College Swansea's Performing Arts department has welcomed West End star Caroline Sheen for a musical theatre masterclass for our upcoming Christmas musical production of Mary Poppins Jr.

01
Nov
Acting brothers return with acting tips

Acting brothers return with audition tips

Two former Performing Arts students have returned to Gower College Swansea to share some words of wisdom.

Brothers Amukelani (Kel) and Anthony Matsena visited the Gorseinon Campus to meet with current student and discuss their experiences of auditioning and competing for places at specialist drama colleges.

25
Jun
Gower College Swansea honoured in national celebration of teaching

Gower College Swansea honoured in national celebration of teaching

Performing 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.

30
Apr
All the world’s a stage for GCS students

All the world’s a stage for GCS students

Almost 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.

13
Feb
Generation O ready to take to the stage

Generation O ready to take to the stage

Students 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.

19
Dec
Richard Mylan to direct GCS Acting Company production

Richard Mylan to direct GCS Acting Company production

Students on Gower College Swansea’s specialist one year acting course will soon take to the stage under the direction of actor Richard Mylan.

27
Oct
College celebrates Diversity Week 2017

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.

28
Mar
Students head to UK's top performance colleges

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.

23
Mar
'Revolting Pirates' at the National Waterfront Museum - 1 April

'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.

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