If a career in entertainment is for you, then you’ve come to the right place.

Whether it’s music, acting, lighting & sound or theatre production, you’ll learn from the very best, using the very latest equipment.

Studying with us, you’ll get the practical, the theory and the professional skills you need to kick-start your career in this fast-paced and competitive industry. You’ll develop ‘real-world’ skills and experience by spending part of your study time with our key industry partners. 

Delivered in partnership with:

Northern Stage

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  • Whether your interest is staging, set design, music technology, or performing, you’ll have opportunity to understand the roles within the industry and grow your talent in the area that interests you most.
  • You’ll have regular opportunities to gain work experience out in the field with Northern Stage and Sage Gateshead. We’ll also bring in professionals from the industry to share their experiences with you.
  • You’ll design your own curriculum, depending on your interests and we’ll provide you with regular opportunities to showcase your work.
  • Through self-directed study, you’ll have the opportunity to experiment, be curious, make mistakes and self-reflect, without the pressure of impacting on your final grades.
  • Your qualification will be awarded by University of Arts London – a partnership of six of the best Universities in the world, opening up doors to further education or employment in this vibrant and diverse sector.

Corben Jones

L3 Live Events Production

“My work experience at Northern Stage, working on ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ gave me a real idea of what it takes to put on a full production. One day I was in charge of lighting and the next I was managing everything backstage.” 

Our Courses

We offer a range of vocational qualifications ranging from beginner (Level 1) to intermediate (Level 2) and advanced (Level 3), which is equivalent to A Levels, in music and performing arts.