Performing Arts

Back to the theatre

Students at VLUK Stagedoor Cheltenham campus have been used to performing three or four times each academic year in the intimate Irving Studio at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham. As well as an annual large production, the studio shows have made up the bulk of assessments, as well as giving students plenty of opportunities to…

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Film making at Stagedoor Cheltenham

Second year learners at VLUK’s Stagedoor Cheltenham Campus had a day of filming this week, with film maker Neil Smith from SOS Film in Cheltenham. The students are rehearsing two plays which will be on in the Irving Studio at the Everyman Theatre, in November, and, with Neil, have planned and created two short films – one…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival

The nationally acclaimed Cheltenham Literature Festival returned to Cheltenham this weekend, after being cancelled last year. The annual event attracts a huge range of authors and celebrities; this year’s programme includes comedians, actors, politicians and sports personalities, as well as renowned authors of fiction and non-fiction. If you visit, you could expect to see anyone…

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Cheltenham students in the community

Some of the second year students at the VLUK Stagedoor Cheltenham Campus were involved in a high profile local event last weekend. The Pittville Pump Room, which is a grand Regency building in Cheltenham, launched a new Heritage Trail telling the story of the Pump Room and Cheltenham Spa. The event included the launch of…

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Stagedoor – Theatre Sell Out

VLUK’s Stagedoor students have recently performed Benjamin Till’s ‘Brass’ at The Everyman theatre to two sold out audiences as well as getting standing ovations on both nights! Brass was written by Benjamin Till, with additional lyrics by Nathan Taylor & Sir Arnold Wesker. It was originally written for the National Youth Music Theatre in 2014.…

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Tutor of the Year 2020

Throughout this academic year, at VLUK, we have had to change the usual way of teaching and supporting our learners. Throughout this time, all of our tutors have been exceptional in the way they have been able to adapt their teaching to ensure our students have been able to continue with their studies and ultimately…

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Stagedoor Learning committing to students

VLUK education partner, Stagedoor Learning, commit their time and efforts to ensure their students are offered amazing opportunities. Having developed a close working relationship with the Everyman Theatre, Jenny Cameron (director and course leader) ensures her students are given various opportunities to work alongside some great professionals in the performing arts and not only in…

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