Performing Arts and Music at B&FC
To make it as a musician or performer requires talent and determination not to mention experience and appropriately developed skills. At B&FC, our programmes have been designed to support you into these exciting industries and to follow in the footsteps of successful alumni such as John Simm and Coronation Street’s Kate Ford.
Here you can access outstanding facilities including recording studios and a fully working theatre as our industry specialists support you to hone the skills needed to launch or develop your career. Our excellent employer relationships facilitate exciting live briefs and the chance to perform at prestigious venues such as Blackpool’s Grand Theatre.
Discover how B&FC can help you begin or advance your career in the performing arts and music industry. Contact us on T 01253 504 343 or E firstname.lastname@example.org.
Performing Arts and Music programmes
As a performer, you'll need talent, dedication and determination to succeed. Musicians can either work alone or as part of a band, whereas acting roles might range from live stage performances of the classics and community theatre, to soap operas, radio work, television advertising and film parts.
With its lively music and entertainment scene, the North West is a good base from which to launch and grow your career.
Most popular career routes:
Actor | Entertainer | Presenter | Stage Manager | Musician | Dancer | Pop Musician | Director
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Why choose B&FC?
With our FREE 24/7 Blackpool Transport travel pass, eligible students* get unlimited use of any Blackpool Transport bus or Tram. We also offer help with long-distance travel costs.
Your own personal progress tutor will help you to settle in, keep you informed about upcoming events and provide ongoing support and guidance. We also offer confidential counselling.
We offer a FREE healthy breakfast for everyone. You could also get up to £1200 worth of funding and FREE meals if you're in care or receiving certain benefits.
If you have a disability (including a specific learning or mental health difficulty) we will help you to access the support needed to manage your studies as independently as possible.
Food and Drink
From smoothies to sub rolls, we offer a wide range of low-cost food and drink plus a FREE healthy breakfast for everyone and FREE meals for eligible students*.
*Eligibility applies - see blackpool.ac.uk/support/funding for details
Our free careers service includes expert advice and resources to help with making career choices, applying to university and coaching to get you ready for employment.
Our tutors are specialists in their subjects and help you develop the skills you need to be successful. They regularly spend time in industry to keep their knowledge and experience up-to-date.
Our Students' Union runs a variety of clubs, societies and events, all aimed at giving you the best student experience possible. You could also get involved as a rep or elected officer.
Sports are big at B&FC and there are lots of fitness activites and College teams for you to join, facilitated through our all-weather pitch, sports hall and fitness suite-inspirations.
Work experience opportunities
B&FC works with a wide range of leading companies, offering specific industry placements that offer valuable sector experience.
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How to find us
Squires Gate Lane