Music, Media and Performance News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.