Performing Arts & Theatre Production for 16-19 year olds (Worthing)

Study performing arts & theatre production at Northbrook MET

The Northbrook Theatre, with its surrounding rehearsal studios and workshops, provides a unique environment for anyone with an interest in on-stage or off-stage disciplines - from drama, dance and singing to set design, technician skills and management.

Check out our 360 degree tours and facility videos below and then keep scrolling to discover the wide range of courses we offer. 

Why study with us?

Take the first steps in your performing or production arts career.

Find out more about our performing arts courses and the fantastic facilities students get to use when they study with us. We have a professional on-site theatre, Northbrook Theatre, dance studios, prop-making workshops, and much more. 

Browse our courses below and apply now for September 2021. 

360 tour of the Theatre at Northbrook MET

West Durrington Campus, Worthing

Facilities include a professionally-equipped theatre, state-of-the-art recording studios and a range of studios and workshops for creative practices such as painting, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, photography, graphics and media. Performing arts and production arts students have access to a range of industry-standard rehearsal spaces and studios/workshops. We also have a training restaurant and coffee shop that are open to the public.

Available courses

  • Worthing
    Performing & Production Arts | UAL Diploma in Performing and Production Arts | Level 1
    Performing & Production Arts | UAL Diploma in Performing and Production Arts | Level 1

    This is a highly practical course for students with an interest in acting, dancing and singing.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Music, Performance & Production Arts Level 1
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  • Worthing
    Performing & Production Arts | UAL Diploma in Performing and Production Arts | Level 2
    Performing & Production Arts | UAL Diploma in Performing and Production Arts | Level 2

    This course offers options in dance, singing and acting, costume, hair and make-up for theatre and set and prop design.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Performing and Production Arts Level 2
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  • Worthing
    Actor Musician | Level 3
    Actor Musician | Level 3

    The demand for versatile performers continues to grow and diversify. In response to this, we have developed our brand new actor musician course with distinctive and practical training for actors who have musical skills.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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  • Worthing
    Design for Theatre, Film and TV | Level 3
    Design for Theatre, Film and TV | Level 3

    This practical course covers a broad range of design skills, from set, scenery and props to costume and make-up, including both historical and modern contexts.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Extended Diploma in Performance & Production Arts Level 3
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  • Worthing
    Festival and Event Management | Level 3
    Festival and Event Management | Level 3

    This exciting course will help you to plan, promote and produce events in the theatre and music sector.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Extended Diploma in Performance & Production Arts Level 3
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  • Worthing
    Musical Theatre | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) | Level 3
    Musical Theatre | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) | Level 3

    The musical theatre pathway covers the diverse training required for progression towards the industry. You will take workshops in vocal technique and a variety of dance styles, as well as focusing on a broad range of acting skills

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Performing & Production Arts Level 3
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  • Worthing
    Performance & Production Arts | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Performing Arts - Dance | Level 3
    Performance & Production Arts | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Performing Arts - Dance | Level 3

    Based in our five dance studios, you will increase your skill base with a variety of genres, including ballet, contemporary, jazz and tap.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Extended Diploma in Performance & Production Arts Level 3
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  • Worthing
    Performance & Production Arts | UAL Extended Diploma in Performing Arts - Acting | Level 3
    Performance & Production Arts | UAL Extended Diploma in Performing Arts - Acting | Level 3

    This course develops your skills in a broad range of styles and techniques including physical theatre, improvisation, devising and script work.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Extended Diploma in Performance & Production Arts Level 3
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  • Worthing
    Performance & Production Arts: Theatre Technology & Event Production| Level 3
    Performance & Production Arts: Theatre Technology & Event Production| Level 3

    This practical course will teach you how to plan and rig the lighting, sound and projection systems for plays, musicals, gigs and festivals.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Extended Diploma in Performance & Production Arts Level 3
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  • Worthing
    Music/Performance & Production Arts | Level 4
    Music/Performance & Production Arts | Level 4

    This course is intended as a professional foundation in performance practices.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Performance
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  • Worthing
    Music/Performance & Production Arts | Level 4
    Music/Performance & Production Arts | Level 4

    This course has been designed to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to work in the production arts industry.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Technical and Production Practice for the Creative Industries
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Theatre Props - End of Year Show

Case studies

  • Claud: Level 3 Diploma in Theatre Production | Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) - Art, Design & Media with Theatre Specialism. Claud successfully completed their Level 3 Diploma in Theatre Production at the MET in 2016, before going on to study the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) - Art, Design & Media with Theatre Specialism, at the MET in 2020. Read more here
  • Amanda: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Musical Theatre | FdA Acting and Contemporary Theatre Making | BA (Hons) Top Up Acting. After successfully completing her Level 3 Diploma in Musical Theatre at the MET, Amanda progressed onto an FdA in Acting and Contemporary Theatre, before completing the top-up year for a BA (Hons) in Acting. Read more here
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