Getting Ready for your Performing Arts Course


We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our department in both June, for Summer College, and in September when your course starts.

This page has been made so that you start to discover some of the exciting topics, activities, and work you’ll be doing on your course as you work towards your career or university.

Be sure to check out our new Emerging Technologies Centre and Institute for Enhanced Curriculum – two new facilities that will really help you to get ahead in your plans.

If you have any questions about your course, please get in touch: admissions@farn-ct.ac.uk. Why not follow us on social media to find out what else is happening around the College? We’re on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Meet your teachers

Tim Hensler

Programme Manager

Industry Experience: Professional musician for 15 years, touring internationally
Subject Specialism:
Performance, creative songwriting and studio production
Favourite Instrument to Play:

Sian Holland

Lecturer in Performing Arts

Industry Experience: Toured the UK with a Theatre in Education company
Subject Specialism: Acting, devising and physical theatre
Favourite Theatre Production: Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil

Amy Hawkins

Lecturer in Performing Arts

Industry Experience: Production cast for P&O and Cunard cruise lines
Best thing about working at Farnborough: Seeing the students’ journey from first rehearsal to final performance
Best Project Worked On: Choreographing Aladdin, Mary Poppins and The Little Mermaid for Amateur Theatre Companies

Performing Arts courses at Farnborough

  • Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Performing Arts
  • Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

Virtual campus tour

Join Tilly for a walk around our Farnborough campus

Blog activity

Get ahead with your course and try new skills between now and September.

The Challenge

Create either a blog, powerpoint/prezzi presentation, or video based on one of the topics you’ll be learning on your course. Click through to the ‘Studies Include’ section of your chosen course to see a list of options. Bring that topic to life by creating some content to introduce it!

For example, Level 3 Performing Arts covers Musical Theatre Techniques. You could make a blog, presentation, or video on the popularity of musical theatre over time and the techniques used in some of the world’s most successful productions.

Send your completed work to discover@farn-ct.ac.uk. We look forward to seeing your work!

Performing Arts Quiz

Student Support

We look forward to seeing you soon!

There's still time to apply for September, enrol today!
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