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Academies welcome day final

  1. 1. Bridgwater College Performing Arts Academies and Enrichment<br />A level Welcome Days 2010<br />
  2. 2. Bridgwater College Performing Arts Academies and Enrichment<br />Dance Academy<br />Drama Academy<br />Show Choir<br />Rock Academy<br />Bridgwater College Choir<br />Bridgwater College Music Ensembles<br />Music Centre (one-to-one lessons)<br />
  3. 3. Academy Expectations and Commitments<br />Monday morning 9 – 11.15am A Block on timetable<br />Attendance at all rehearsals and performances<br />Occasional evening and weekend commitments<br />Cost of performances are covered by the college but there is a small cost for rehearsal and performance wear and any residential<br />
  4. 4. Meet the Directors<br />Dance Academy – Kate Golder <br />Drama Academy – Philip Leigh <br />
  5. 5. Meet The Directors<br />Show Choir – Kat Stevens<br />Rock Academy – Luke Allen<br />
  6. 6. How To Apply And Auditions<br />Complete the Application Form in the Academy brochure – you can apply for as many academies as you would like.<br />Register your interest at the Fresher’s Fair in September<br />Auditions on Monday 13th September<br />Each audition is of slightly different format<br />Dance/Drama/Show Choir – you will be involved in a workshop and no need to prepare any material previous to the audition<br />Rock Academy – Prepare a piece (no longer than 4 minutes)<br />You will be contacted via college email informing you if you have been successful in any of the auditions<br />
  7. 7. Dance Academy<br />Dance with a dynamic, professional style dance company <br />Perform at a wide range of regional venues<br />Work with top-end visiting professional choreographers and companies<br />Develop network links with dancers and companies in the region<br />Gain technical and choreographic experience, and develop skills to help progression to dance schools and related HE courses<br />
  8. 8. Drama Academy<br />Perform in many fully-staged plays<br />Experience a wide variety of theatrical styles and genres<br />Work with other motivated and talented performers <br />Improve your performance skills and develop your confidence<br />Increase your knowledge and experience of theatre repertoire<br />
  9. 9. Show Choir<br />Perform in a wide range of concerts, including international tours<br />Compete in high profile regional and national festivals and competitions<br />Develop advanced vocal and movement skills<br />Sing in a wide range of styles with unique harmonies and choreography<br />Work with other motivated and talented vocalists from across the College<br />
  10. 10. Rock Academy<br />Perform in many public rock gigs<br />Learn from experienced musicians and mentors<br />Tour and compete in rock competitions at a national level<br />Work with other motivated talented musicians<br />Increase your knowledge of repertoire and performance style<br />
  11. 11. Bridgwater College Choir<br />Open-access to students on any course<br />Rehearse Tuesday and Thursday 11.15 – 12.15<br />No audition and membership is free!<br />Variety of performance opportunities including high profile regional festivals and competitions and with full orchestra<br />Sing a wide range of styles and genres<br />Join over 100 other singers in this fantastic group<br />
  12. 12. Bridgwater College Music ensembles<br />Open-access to students on any course<br />Wednesday 1.15 – 4.30 (A Block on timetable)<br />Membership is free, but you must own your own instrument (except piano/keyboard/drums)<br />Take part in public concerts and festivals<br />Work alongside other motivated talented musicians<br />
  13. 13. Music Centre (one-to-one lessons)<br />Available to students on any course<br />Competitive priced one-to-one tuition<br />Highly experienced music lecturers<br />Lessons organised to fit with your timetable<br />Complete graded music exams, or learn purely for pleasure<br />Apply through course enquiries or register your interest at fresher's fair in September<br />
  14. 14. What Next…<br />Fill in an application form for the Academies at the back of the Performing Arts Academy brochure<br />Register your interest in being a member of the College Choir (pink sheet) with one of the lecturers present today<br />Register your interest in joining one of the Music Ensembles (blue sheet) with one of the lecturers present today<br />Register your interest in having one-to-one music lessons from the Music Centre (green sheet) with one of the lecturers present today<br />