Performing Arts Course for Groups


NEW! Manor Courses offers a 7 day immersive course in the performing arts, created for aspiring performers of all abilities (aged 8-17 years old). This is for groups of 10 or more students. Individuals may enrol but we can only confirm the course when 10 have enrolled.

Supported by an experienced team of trained teachers with backgrounds in the performing arts, this fun and exciting course will develop your skills and expertise. With a jam-packed timetable, you will work with professionals exploring dance, acting and singing and whatever your interest our courses will broaden and develop your skills and interests and help you gain the confidence to push the boundaries of what you can do.

This is not actually one of our English Courses, but it is considered an ‘academic course’ and is often combined with our classic Residential English Language Course.

Our Course:

  1. Begins with guided discovery
  2. Progresses to skills development sessions
  3. Involves students in preparation
  4. Ends with students expressing themselves in a final performance

Students take part in all stages and take records of the process home.


This unique training encourages students to broaden and develop in a wide range of different ways. Personal objectives include:


  • BUILD confidence
  • INSPIRE spontaneity
  • STIMULATE imagination
  • DEVELOP stage technique
  • DEMONSTRATE self-discipline
  • ENHANCE critical thinking skills
  • ENCOURAGE natural self-expression
  • IMPROVE language and speech skills
  • INCREASE general performance potential
  • REINFORCE social and team working skills
  • ESTABLISH SOMETHING achievable to aim for
  • IMMERSE in world renowned high-brow and pop culture
  • IMPROVE language and speech skills
  • ENJOY the chance for your talent to be witnessed and celebrated!

Course Details

  • Summer 2023 Fees are not confirmed. Agents should email us. Fees can be discounted for larger groups and / or longer courses, plus 1 free leader place for every 15 students.
  • Transfer Fees: Gatwick transfers cost £125, Heathrow transfers cost £210.
  • Deposit: £500.00.
  • When: In 2023.  However, there is a minimal requirement of enrolments for us to offer the course. Between any dates in July and August for closed groups.
  • Location: Manor Courses International Summer School – Hurst College – West Sussex
  • Course Length: 7 days.
  • For: Students with an interest in the performing arts aged between 8 & 17 years old. There is no minimum requirement for English abilities. We will instruct beginners to advanced level English speakers.
  • Content: 38 hours of programme activities. Fully immersive programme with an emphasis on discovery, skills development and expression. We consider this an ‘academic course’.
  • Deadline to enrol: Unconfirmed.
  • Group size: Minimum requirement of 10 or more students to run this Course.
  • Facilities: Including a fully equipped dance studio and 250 seat theatre equipped with a professional lighting and sound system for performances and lessons.
  • Visits: Regular Excursions are included with entrance to relevant attractions, eg. museums, theatres etc.
  • Certification: Study materials and graduation ceremony with Course certificate and report.
  • Please note: If fewer than 10 students have enrolled we will unfortunately have to cancel the Course and offer students our classic Residential English Language Course package (with a 10% discount for the inconvenience) or a full refund.
  • Accreditation: The Performing Arts Course is different to our classic Residential English Language Course (which is a General English Course and is accredited by the British Council). It is not accredited by the British Council.
  • Included in the Fees:
    • The same Welfare services as our standard Residential English Language Course (ie. full board, meals, snacks, laundry).
    • The same Excursion services (ie. 2 trips per week, entrances included to 1 attraction per Excursion, which form the ‘Visit’ part of our Performing Arts Syllabus).
    • All Materials, plus any items produced by students.
    • Certificate and Report.



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