Performing Arts

The School for the Arts is based in our Centre of Excellence in Creative Arts with state-of-the-art equipment and exceptional tuition.

Facilities include the purpose built Saidy Theatre, three sprung floor dance studios edged with floor to ceiling mirrors and spacious classrooms.

Choose from performing arts, acting and dance courses, which are predominantly practical and include workshops, seminars and classroom-based activities. You will develop the performance skills to become confident and accomplished artists.

Showcase your skills and talent through a range of local and national performance opportunities, professional workshops and competitions.

We are looking forward to you joining us in September when you start your journey towards creating an outstanding future.

If you have any queries about your application or starting College, email us on Year11applicants@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or call our friendly Admissions team on 01942 761111.


Step 1: Welcome to the Department
Step 2: Sampling Activities
Step 3: Career Zone
Step 4: Virtual Open Evening
Step 5: Virtual Tour
Step 6: Apply to Wigan & Leigh College
Step 7: Interview for College
Step 8: Transition Activities
Step 9: New Student Day
Step 10: Important Information for your Course
Step 11: Enrolment