When? Get in touch now to start from September onwards
Where? NWTAC Theatre, 270a Lightbowne Road, Moston, Manchester, M40 5QH
How do I apply? Click on the link to contact NWTAC. Just mention that you are an Our Pass member to access your exclusive 10% discount. You need to be an Our Pass member to get the discount, so don’t forget to flash your card!
What is the Gap Year Theatre Course? The Gap Year Theatre Course (GYTC) has been carefully designed to cater to students aged 16 and upwards. It is specifically for those who wish to commit to an intensive course in preparation for entry to top drama schools or universities. Students should have a genuine ambition to work in the performing arts industry. The course will provide advanced training in acting, singing, dance and stage management/technical theatre. The timetable is structured so that students may take on employment to fund themselves throughout the course.
What does the course offer? Developed by NWTAC, the GYTC has access to excellent resources and offers intensive skills development, working with a range of industry professionals and practitioners. Students will extend their repertoire, receive training and guidance for auditions, work on core skills and have the opportunity to perform in a number of productions; including plays, musicals, revues and showcases. Students will also have the opportunity to audition for a variety of professional touring productions throughout the year; providing an opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’.
Who are NWTAC? Formed in 2009, in north Manchester, to continue to encourage young people in the performing arts, the North West Theatre Arts Company (NWTAC) deliver a full and varied programme of productions throughout the year. Based at NWTAC Theatre in Moston, NWTAC runs the North West Stage School (NWSS), training young people from the ages of 7-24 in the performing arts; in preparation for academic drama courses, a career in the industry or simply as a hobby. NWTAC provide alternative training for those young people who wish to be involved in the performing arts in a less formal way. NWTAC also tour Theatre in Education (TIE) projects delivering professional productions, workshops and classes to schools and colleges. NWTAC’s hire department has an extensive collection of set, props, costume and drops and guarantee to beat any like for like quote in the North West. With a bespoke making and tailoring service option, companies, schools, and amateur societies can be confident that their show/event looks fantastic.