Top Performing Arts School in Dubai
Performing Arts Offering at Kent College Dubai
Kent College Dubai is a top international British Curriculum school in Dubai, with more than 135 years of tradition, history and legacy, owing to our close links with our sister school in Canterbury, England. As would be expected of a premium Dubai school, our Performing Arts Department is both dynamic and ambitious in its approach. It is a thriving and integral part of the school community, where students are encouraged to develop their creative skills and imagination both in lessons and through involvement in extracurricular activities (ECAs). A high percentage of our students choose to become involved in a school production or Performing Arts Club at some point in their school life, whether treading the boards or experiencing life behind the scenes.
We offer all Performing Arts disciplines (Drama, Dance and Music) from Foundation Stage all the way through Junior School and into Senior School and offer an extensive range of ECAs, from school productions, theatre school, LAMDA, Musical Theatre Club, Improvisation workshops and various dance classes as well as Instrumental Lessons through our external provider ‘Inspire Music’.
As a school we believe in creating high end opportunities for our students and offer productions, performances and recitals throughout the year for different year groups of the school, this includes both a Senior and Junior School production alternating between plays and musicals each year.
Partnership with UK-based Performing Arts Academy – bringing West-End standards to Dubai
We have an affiliation and Partnership with Urdang International, a top UK-based Performing Arts Conservatoire. This affiliation creates opportunities for our students to take part in masterclasses, workshops, audition preparation courses and summer schools across the whole school.
World Class Top Performing Arts School Facilities
The Performing Arts Department’s professional level facilities include:
- Two Drama studios
- Dance Studio
- A recording studio
- An Apple Mac Music Suite
- Two Keyboard Labs for music
- Several music practice rooms
- Our state of the art Sir Tim Clarke Auditorium seats 500 people, with excellent acoustics for theatre productions.
About Urdang International
Urdang International brings exceptional dance and musical theatre training to the world. With over 50 years of experience and expertise of training young people, we are delighted to offer exciting opportunities for students to receive premier class training internationally.
Urdang International has created opportunities for pupils, students, schools and organisations around the world to access the knowledge and expertise of the Urdang Academy, a highly regarded and well-renowned conservatoire of dance and musical theatre training in London.
Many Urdang Academy students go on to work in the West End, national and international theatre, TV and feature films, as choreographers, and dancing for major arena tours.
Urdang International has partnered with Kent College Dubai to launch a range of workshops, masterclasses and opportunities for Kent College Dubai Students as well as an exciting new BTEC Level 3 in Performing Arts. Urdang International are thrilled to be able to bring their innovative, world-leading training, expertise and industry knowledge to the UAE.
Top British International School in Dubai
Kent College Dubai is a top International British Curriculum School in Dubai, conveniently located in the heart of the Meydan Precinct – just off Al Ain Road – with easy access to surrounding areas of Nad Al Sheba, Meydan South, The Villa, Al Barari, Dubai Silicon Oasis DSO, Al Safa, Mirdif and Arabian Ranches. Our extensive bus routes mean we are easily accessible from most areas in Dubai. Senior School students can graduate through various pathways including British Curriculum A Levels, BTEC in Sport, Business or Performing Arts, A Levels and BTEC combined, and we are an IB Candidate School. We offer top quality British Curriculum education in Dubai.
Are you Kent material?
Do you have what it takes to be a Kent College Dubai Scholar? Our prestigious Scholarships Programme is available to top students in the following categories:
- Sports Scholarship
- Performing Arts Scholarship
- Arabic Scholarship
- Academic Scholarship
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