Vision Logo 2

It's showtime as students visit the capital

Posted: 12 February 2020

Performing arts and musical theatre students at West Nottinghamshire College enjoyed life in the capital last week and saw two London shows in the city’s Covent Garden area.

Performing arts students enjoyed a day in London seeing two top shows
Performing arts students enjoyed a day in London seeing two top shows

They were lucky enough to see Sarah Bareilles, who is the lead part in Waitress, at the Adelphi Theatre and then in the evening The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre.

Tutor Simon Watt said: The students always look forward to this day and it’s one of the highlights of the year for the department. For some it’s the first time they’ve seen a West End production and this raises motivation in giving them a level of professional performance to aspire to.

“This year for our matinee performance we were lucky enough to see Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre with Sarah Bareilles in the lead role. She not only originated the role on Broadway but also wrote the songs for the musical and is only in the London show for a six-week run. Our evening show - The Play That Goes Wrong - students howled with laughter at this but were able to take valuable lessons in comedic timing and ensemble performance skills.

“Students were able to spend some time in Covent Garden taking in the sights and sounds of the city and enjoying street theatre and busking performances. A highly enjoyable and enriching day all round.”

Media Enquiries

If you cannot find a news release you are looking for or if you have a media enquiry, please contact:

Richard Skelhorn
Communications Manager

01623 627191 ext. 8630
communications@wnc.ac.uk

Rebecca Howarth
Communications Officer

01623 627191 ext. 8287
communications@wnc.ac.uk

Why choose West Notts?

The word 100% written in a circle

98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

An icon of a reward rosette in a circle

Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

An icon of a tick and checkbox in a circle

One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

An icon of a bus in a circle

An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

An icon of a building in a circle

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
Policies and statements | Freedom of Information | Accessibility Statement | Modern Slavery Statement | Privacy Notices
© West Nottinghamshire College