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Legally Blonde Jr 2017

Wednesday, 07 June, 2017

Following on from 2016's hit Rent and previous hits such as Fame and We Will Rock You, Musical Theatre students from Mechanics’ Performing Arts presented Legally Blonde Jr. Based on the novel and the hit movie of the same name, Legally Blonde Jr chronicles the journey of the famously perky Elle Woods, a fashion savvy, UCLA sorority girl who finds her life turned upside down when she is dumped by her boyfriend Warren. In an effort to prove to Warren that there’s more to her than meets the eye, she follows him to Harvard Law, where she struggles to fit in and do well. Ultimately, she defies expectations and manages to stay true to her delightfully pink personality.

A Touch of Class 2017

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017

Mechanics' Performing Arts are proud to present 'A Touch of Class', an evening of dance and song performed by the Musical Theatre and Dance students.

PREVENT Dress Rehearsal

Wednesday, 01 March, 2017

The prevent performance, by Wakefield College Performing Arts students, follows main character Tom through his College and home life as he begins to question world events and their impact. He eventually becomes influenced by an extreme group and ends up taking extreme measures for what he believes is right. The performance tackles how young people can be influenced over time and how friends, family and teachers can work together to prevent extremism. The performance was shown to hundreds of internal students and is due to be filmed by West Yorkshire Police to be distributed nationally.

PREVENT 2017

Wednesday, 01 March, 2017

The prevent performance, by Wakefield College Performing Arts students, follows main character Tom through his College and home life as he begins to question world events and their impact. He eventually becomes influenced by an extreme group and ends up taking extreme measures for what he believes is right. The performance tackles how young people can be influenced over time and how friends, family and teachers can work together to prevent extremism. The performance was shown to hundreds of internal students and is due to be filmed by West Yorkshire Police to be distributed nationally.

Xmas Twerky

Friday, 16 December, 2016

Music students perform at their annual Christmas concert the ‘Xmas Twerky’.

Upload Music Festival 2016

Sunday, 12 June, 2016

Following the loud and lively success of last year’s festival at Unity Works, Wakefield College’s School of Popular Music have teamed up with Wakefield’s ‘Long Division’ Festival to present ‘Upload 2016’ - the students’ end of year live music showcase on 12 June 2016.

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