College launches ‘industry-led’ arts academy

A new theatre TV gallery and motion capture suite are among the facilities offered by the new Expressive Arts and Media Academy at The City of Liverpool College

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New equipment at the Expressive Arts and Media Academy at The City of Liverpool College

 

A new Expressive Arts and Media Academy has been launched by The City of Liverpool College.

It will offer industry-led courses to students as well as new commercial spaces. New investment in the facility has seen the refurbishment of spaces, including a new theatre, TV gallery and motion capture suite.

From journalism to performing arts, set design to music performance and production, students will have the opportunity to study with industry experts, on courses that have been designed with industry in mind.

With partnerships with the organisations such as of Sound City, Everyman, Liverpool Film Office and the Royal Court, the courses offer students real world experience. They give the opportunity to manage and run live performances, as well as producing, directing and editing content, helping prepare them for the world of work.

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Other facilities include dedicated dance, acting, music, studios and media suites. The recently refurbished multi-purpose venue has been kitted out with the latest equipment including sound systems and lighting, a TV gallery with 4k cameras, plus an acoustically treated recording studio fitted with the latest recording equipment.

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Expressive Arts and Media Academy course will be ‘industry-led’

 

Rebecca Gooch, head of Expressive Arts and Media Academy, said: “We’re incredibly excited to have launched our academy, which will give us the opportunity to showcase all of the ways in which our courses stand out from the rest.

“As part of our investment, all of our equipment and software have been carefully selected to reflect what our students will encounter in the professional world. Through inspirational study programmes, they will gain real-world skills, and industry knowledge, ready to set them on the road to the career they’ve always dreamed of.

“Whether it’s performing onstage, producing a masterpiece, perfecting the art of storytelling, or mastering the view from either side of a camera, the Expressive Arts and Media Academy will transform provide students with the very best chance to succeed.”

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