The course is designed for students who are either new or “curious” to acting and performing or for students who have already taken drama classes at school or out of school activities and would like to pursue this further within the beautiful green settings of one of Cambridge Universities College or London Universities College gardens .

The course however is for students who show a passion in developing their acting, singing and dancing abilities.

Through a fusion of the 3 disciplines of acting, singing and dancing students from day one will develop skills in voice, movement and acting. The course is taught by leading industry professionals and is full of inspiring activities that build confidence, teamwork and self-esteem as well as providing the essential skills for the performing arts.

The course is designed to end with the student performance on the final day of the course in front of friends, family, invited guests and staff.


Students will be invited by LITE Regal to see a prominent West End musical and a Shakespeare Play by the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival set annually within Cambridge University grounds.

Please see https://www.cambridgeshakespeare.com/programme/

What students can expect from the Performing Arts & Drama course

  • confidence in self-awareness and communication skills through performance
  • fusion of the 3 disciplines acting/singing/dancing
  • stagecraft
  • acting through song
  • learning & understanding harmonies
  • musical theatre & industry knowledge
  • performance stamina and technique
  • gaining confidence to contribute within a group
  • understanding the importance of stage presence
  • participation in the end of the course performance in the University auditorium


Romeo and Juliet in St Johns College Gardens, Cambridge


For 2016 : A trip to Roald Dahls “Matilda” by the RSC (Royale Shakespeare Company) in London. Students can use this knowledge gained by watching the performances in their own performances.

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23 Reviews

deborah smith

The medical course was not what I imagined, It was better than I expected. I went on the Medical as I would like to be a doctor one day, and this summer camp was recommended by a friend in Lebanon. However the course was vastly different to the basic science done at other places and was very intriguing and has also made me very passionate about a career in medical science. The tutor Rebecca was also very friendly and so easy to understand that it might as well be basic science. Thanks Rebecca!

Posted 3 months ago

Chris Irwin

The place was fantastic, teachers were very thorough with their explanations. I had engineering and my tutor Gao Wei was very energetic with the subject and had an infectious attitude, he was easy to keep up with and understand. I loved my engineering course.

Posted 3 months ago

Robert Jenkinks

Sports activities were great as the facilities and equipment available were very good and effective. The tasks set out were effective to either determine or effect a variable of the student, such as endurance or strength of a certain limb or muscle. The tasks set were easy to understand and were fun to complete. Overall these activities were very effective and worth while.

Posted 3 months ago

Aira Waseem

The summer course was excellent as I found out many things unknown to me at this course. Also the great activities done after the course for the day were very engaging and entertaining. The activity leader Mr Lucas was social and easy to get along with allowing for the other attenders to engage with each other if the activity required group work.

Posted 3 months ago

Ranama Bilash

At first I was nervous to go to this place as I didn't know any of the teachers or any of the other attenders. However the English course I was set to do was very effective as teacher Doris was very kind and patient,that allowed me to get settled in and get engaged with the work. There were many scenarios where I was not confident or didn't know the answer and she was patient for me to try for the correct answer and if I didn't get the answer she would drop hints for me to use.

Posted 3 months ago