The City of Liverpool College has launched its state of the art Expressive Arts and Media Academy, offering industry-led courses to students and opening brand new commercial spaces.
The launch sees the College releasing a new brand for the Academy, following significant investment in the refurbishment of its spaces, including a new theatre, TV gallery and motion capture suite.
From journalism to performing arts, set design to music performance and production, students will have the opportunity to study with industry experts, on courses that have been designed with industry in mind, offering various career pathways. With partnerships with the likes of Sound City, Everyman, Liverpool Film Office and the Royal Court, the courses offer students real world experience, giving them the opportunity to manage and run live performances, as well as producing, directing and editing content, helping prepare them for the world of work.
The Expressive Arts and Media Academy boasts first-rate specialist facilities, including dedicated dance, acting, music, studios and media suites. The recently refurbished multi-purpose venue has been kitted out with the latest equipment including state of the art sound systems and lighting, a TV Gallery with 4k cameras, plus an acoustically treated recording studio fitted with the latest recording equipment.
Rebecca Gooch, Head of The City of Liverpool College Expressive Arts and Media Academy, said:
“We’re incredibly excited to have launched our Expressive Arts and Media Academy, which will give us the opportunity to showcase all of the ways in which our courses stand out from the rest. As part of our investment, all of our equipment and software have been carefully selected to reflect what our students will encounter in the professional world. Through inspirational study programmes, they will gain real-world skills, and industry knowledge, ready to set them on the road to the career they’ve always dreamed of.
“Whether it’s performing onstage, producing a masterpiece, perfecting the art of storytelling, or mastering the view from either side of a camera, the Expressive Arts and Media Academy will transform provide students with the very best chance to succeed.”