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Performing Arts students get a masterclass from West End star

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Julia Worsley with Performing Arts students.

Performing Arts students from the University Centre at Wakefield College were in the esteemed company of West End star Julia Worsely this week when she led an interactive masterclass and took part in an open question and answer session at the Mechanics’ Theatre, Wakefield.

Julia has an impressive list of credits to her name on both stage and screen having worked alongside the likes of Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Anne Hathaway, Gerald Butler and Hugh Jackman. Her list of credits in film, TV and stage include The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Oliver, Evita, The Bill, Footballers Wives, Doctors and Holby City.

Performing Arts lecturer Paul Dale-Vickers said: “It was a pleasure to welcome Julia to the College. The students found it hugely beneficial spending time with someone who has been there and done it.  Julia offered some incredibly insightful guidance on how to develop and sustain a career in musical theatre. The students were visibly impressed and inspired, her visit generated such an incredible buzz and the students were enthusiastic - an incredible industry visit.”

Mechanics' Performing Arts offers a wide range of courses for those interested in pursuing a career in the arts. For more information, please contact the College Course Information team on 01924 789111.


CONTACT: For more information email, or telephone 01924 789789.
DATE: 14 March, 2017

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