Performing Arts


Performing ArtsOur PGCert Creative and Cultural Education has been developed in conjunction with the Curious Minds charity.

Enhancing your existing practice and focusing your educational and creative potential, the programme explores cultural practices and policies and equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to design, implement, evaluate and enhance cultural education.

Alternatively, if you want to explore a particular area of performing arts in depth, our MRes Masters by Research is for you.


Performing ArtsPerforming Arts students at Edge Hill University enjoy industry-standard teaching and learning facilities. The £7million redeveloped Arts Centre houses the University’s Department of Performing Arts in addition to the Rose and Studio Theatres.

The department’s outstanding resources ensure you gain practical experience to a professional standard. Contemporary performance environments include dance studios, black box drama studios, rehearsal rooms, a theatre construction workshop, costume construction workshop, scene dock, theatre design studios, digital sound studio, digital design suite, music technology room, music practice studios, a recital room and an outdoor amphitheatre. The Studio Theatre also functions as a fully-equipped aerial performance space.

The Arts Centre hosts a diverse range of high quality productions and performers, including comedy, dance, drama and music, designed to supplement Performing Arts programmes and entertain both students and the local community.

Open Days

Open DaysIf you are considering  studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, we offer a range of other events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours.

View open day dates and book your place