Filed under: Performing Arts

Barton Peveril Alumnus Keeps Dancing

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College alumnus Kai Widdrington has joined BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing

Barton Peveril Alumnus is on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing Barton Peveril Sixth Form College alumnus Kai Widdrington has joined BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing as a professional dancer, taking to the floor with celebrity partner AJ Odudu for the 2021 series. Kai, who attended Barton Peveril between 2011 and 2013, was previously a backing…

Barton Peveril Prepares Performers of the Future

Barton Peveril Prepares the Next Generation of Performers

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Popular Music Performance Course Leads to Success 100% of the students on Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Popular Music Performance course received offers to study at conservatoires around the country, this year. The Popular Music Performance course equips students with the skills and experience needed to make it in the…

Barton Peveril’s Dance Show Returns

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College's One Night Only Dance Show

Barton Peveril’s One Night Only Dance Show Barton Peveril Sixth Form College welcomed audiences from across the county for its annual One Night Only Dance Show on 27th May 2021. The show was performed to a socially distanced audience and streamed to over 1,000 people online.  The Dance Show took place in The Rose Theatre,…

BAFTA Award Winning Writer Opens Theatre

David Nicholls with Barton Peveril Principal Jonathan Prest

Barton Peveril Alumnus David Nicholls Reopens Theatre Barton Peveril Sixth Form College alumnus David Nicholls, author of many bestselling novels and BAFTA Award winner, opened Barton Peveril’s extensively remodelled Rose Theatre on Wednesday 23rd June 2021. The Rose Theatre, which underwent a £1.35 million reconstruction, now boasts 372 seats, fully updated technical infrastructure (the latest…

Barton Peveril Welcome World Leading Drama Schools

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have welcomed guest speakers from world leading Drama Schools and Universities, and industry professionals

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Performing Arts Careers Event Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have welcomed guest speakers from world leading Drama Schools and Universities, and industry professionals, during a virtual Performing Arts Careers Event held on Tuesday 17th November 2020.  Over 200 students attended 20 virtual lectures from the Drama School and University representatives…

Barton Peveril Students Cast for Sky True Crime Series

Barton Peveril students Lydia Le Brocq and Ella Jump

Barton Peveril Students Featured on True Crime TV Series Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students Lydia Le Brocq and Ella Jump have been cast for series five of Sky TV’s ‘Britain’s Most Evil Killers’ and will feature in an episode of the true crime series on Tuesday 29th December 2020. Both students play victims of…

Barton Peveril Students’ National Theatre Performance

Barton Peveril's Performing Arts (Acting) Students

Barton Peveril Students Hit the Stage Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Performing Arts (Acting) students performed their rendition of Crusaders for National Theatre Connections, prior to the competition’s cancellation, in the College’s Rose Theatre on Wednesday 4th March. The event at the College was a sell-out, with school pupils, residents from the local community, teachers,…

Barton Peveril’s Acting Students Perform Love and Information

Barton Peveril Performing Arts students perform Love and Information

Barton Peveril’s Performing Arts (Acting) Students Take to the Stage Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Performing Arts (Acting) students performed a moving rendition of Love and Information, by Caryl Churchill, on 12th and 13th February 2020. The first year students performed to crowded audiences of friends, family, and local residents in the College’s Rose Theatre….

Barton Peveril’s First Year Musical Theatre Students Hit the Stage

Barton Peveril's Urinetown: The Musical Cast

Barton Peveril Students Take to the Stage Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s first year Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) students performed Urinetown: The Musical to large audiences, in the College’s own Rose Theatre. The students performed in front of the local community, their friends, and their families across two nights, on 29th and 30th January 2020….