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Local dancers united by College dance show ‘Ignite’

Thursday 22 January 2015

New York trip for Dance Students

Friday 31 January 2014

In January, BTEC dance students spent a week in New York as part of an educational trip. The students were treated to workshops at some of the city's most prestigious dance schools including The Ailey School and the Martha Graham Dance School.

Oh, What a Lovely War!

Thursday 19 June 2014

On June 17-18, first year BTEC level 3 performing arts students performed the Joan Littlewood classic Oh, What a Lovely War! The production featured an impressive mix of music, comedy and audience participation, captivating all who attended across the four performances.

Performing Arts students heading in the right direction

Friday 27 February 2015

During 23-27 February, second year BTEC performing arts students directed their own short pieces as part of a mid-term assessment that stretched their performance skills and sharpened their creative eye.

RuTC Subject Tasters: Art & Design, Computing & IT, Dance, Drama, Maths, Media, Music, Science

7 February 2018

Subject Tasters sessions on this date (all sessions run from 3pm to 5pm and participants are required from the start):

Art & Design

Computing & IT

Dance, Drama, Music 



Applied Science

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Art and Design – Think. Create. Make.

 • Wednesday 7 February 2018

This session will get you thinking, creating ideas and making them. Using practical art and design techniques you will explore your own creative responses and interpretations with some unusual starting points that will lead to some mind-blowing results.


Computing and IT – 3 Steps to Ethical Hacking

• Wednesday 17 January 2018

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

Did you know that employers hire hackers to make sure their business systems are secure? You will get to learn the first 3 steps of ethical hacking, as well as building a virtual network and learning the basic functions. You will also get to discuss a variety of course options.

Dance – All that Jazz

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

With a focus on jazz, students will be part of a dance class and will develop a jazz-style routine to current music, with help from our existing students. This is a practical session so please wear loose fitting clothes and jazz shoes if you have them.


Drama – Master the Art of Improvisation

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

You will take part in a practical workshop, which will focus on improvisation and the development of your acting skills. You will have the opportunity to talk to and see the work of some of our current students. This is a practical session so please wear appropriate clothing.


Music – Making Tracks

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

You will learn to create a short track using digital audio workstation, Cubase. You may also get the chance to layer your track over a video clip to explore how sound and image can work together. Students will need to bring their own head/earphones.


Maths – Brain Teasers

• Wednesday 17 January 2018

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

Get stuck into solving mathematical puzzles, it will be challenging, but a lot of fun too! Some puzzles will be mathematical brain teasers that don’t initially involve equations, while others involve group work and investigating complex mathematical problems using algebra.

Media - Studio Filming and VFX

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

In TV and Film you will think of a concept and create a storyboard. Setting up the cameras and studio lighting, you will then shoot the scenes. In Animation and VFX you will use bespoke industry software, MAYA, to create and bring to life 3D animations and models.

Applied Science – Exploring the Lab

• Wednesday 17 January 2018

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

You’ll look at the application of science, centred on practical activities from which the theory is then drawn. This will give you an opportunity to develop your practical laboratory skills, which the course is based on, in Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

>>  Book your place at an RuTC Subject Taster now <<



>>  Book your place at an RuTC Subject Taster now <<


Sixth Annual IGNITE Dance Show at RuTC

24 January 2018

IGNITE is a dance platform hosted and organised by the Richmond upon Thames College Performing Arts department for local dance troops of various different types as well as students at the college.

IGNITE is now in its 6th year. Last year's performers included: Tiffin School, Kew Dance Arts (including Richmond Tap Line), CoDa Dance, What Is Written Dance Company, Orleans Park School , Age of Grace Dance Company, Twickenham Academy GCSE Dance Company, SJ Dance and our very own Richmond upon Thames College Dancers!

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See a video of last year's wonderful show below:

Students complete tour of local primary schools

Thursday 12 June 2014

BTEC level 2 performing arts students have recently completed an educational tour of primary schools across the local borough. The talented actors performed their self-written play 'The Magic Box' to youngsters from Bishop Perrin Primary School, Darrell Primary School and Heathfield Junior School between 23 May and 6 June.

This is Us dance show

Monday 16 June 2014

On June 10-11, first year BTEC level 3 dance students performed their end of year show This is Us. The superb hour-long performance showcased a variety of dance styles including contemporary, tap, cabaret and ballet.

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