& musical theatre training for stage, film and TV

THE COURSE objective

This bespoke course is intended as a step towards further training at one of the UK's top theatre schools. 100% of Debut graduates successfully gained a place at one of their top choices directly out of their second year of training at renown colleges including, Wilkes AcademyMasters Performing ArtsLondon Studio CentreAddict Dance AcademyThe Northern Ballet SchoolMidlands Academy of Dance and Drama (MADD) and many more incredible institutions, all with funding assistance. Other students have gone on to have fantastic Dance, Acting and Musical Theatre careers directly from their BTEC training with Debut, some graduating straight into representation with West-End agents including Russel Smith and commercial agent Dancers Inc.

All graduating students will have a clear knowledge and talent in dancing, singing and acting and how to be fully prepared for auditions, giving them a head start to competitors. Dancers who sing, singers who dance, actors who sing or singers who act, we provide the best training in the North-West for anyone dreaming of a career in Performing Arts. With only 20 places per year, our students receive close and intense training and no-one is overlooked. Regular meetings and tutorials will ensure our teachers and students are constantly working toward their achievements. 



Training under current industry performers whose stage, TV and commercial credits include: Dirty Dancing, Coronation Street, Steps, Hollyoaks, Cats, Royal Ballet, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia 2, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, X Factor, BGT, Jessie J, Starlight Express, Cold Feet and Matilda; to name just a few. Students at Debut College are receiving knowledge and teaching from the industry first hand. All of our teachers are not only highly qualified, but highly experienced performers, making training exciting, fresh and current.


Throughout training, in addition to core subjects, Debut provide hours of enrichment and workshops with performers such as Perri and Jordan from Diversity, Alyx Steele (Jessie J), Adam Garcia (Broadway, West-End and Got to Dance), Billy Sawyer (Steps, Jess Glynne) Kimberley Wyatt (PCD), dancers from Matilda, Thriller, Evita, WWRY and more. Not only do you get chance to train harder, but Debut also provide the opportunity to perform on TV, stage and live events, which in itself is valuable training most other colleges do not provide. Students have already performed on Channel 4's 8 out of 10 Cats with Jimmy Carr, featured in an Adidas commercial and successfully received other job offers that go hand in hand with their training.


Debut College has one phenomenal course under the umbrella of Performing Arts Practice, with two pathways focussing on either Dance and Musical Theatre, or straight Acting. With our small year groups and large faculty we have the facilities to cater the course individually for those who class themselves as actors, dancers, singers or all rounders. Each pathway receive their core classes, with the added opportunity to join in with other classes from a different pathway, to expand your skill base. 

Core Subjects Include:

Dance (Ballet, Jazz, Commercial, Tap)

Musical Theatre (Script Work, Improvisation, TV and Film Acting, Voice Work, Vocal Technique, Singing for Audition, Acting Through Song)

WEEKLY Enrichment Subjects Include:

Musical Theatre Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Acrobatics, House and Heels. 

Debut College students can expect up to 24 hours of weekly contact hours timetabled.


Additional Enrichment Subjects Include:


Voguing, Body Maintenance, College Audition Workshops, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre Jazz, West-End Workshops, Script Writing, Radio Work, Integrated Performance, Choreography, Direction, Audition Workshops, Performance Projects and more. 


Debut have provided a course which will ensure you achieve your academic grades and the industry training you need to be steps ahead of the competition. With on going business management throughout your course, Debut give you the option to audition in your second year, or use the tools and knowledge provided and being your career upon graduating.


For any more information or advice if you are unsure about your next step in education, click any of the links above to contact us or simply call 0161 429 6419.