Leicester College Events

Creative and performing arts end of year shows 2022

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We’re delighted to be able to host a range of end of year shows to showcase the work of our creative and performing arts students at all levels. Please see the list of shows below for details.

HNC Photography “Long Story Short” selected works exhibition

21 to 26 March at BETA X, 72 Churchgate, Leicester LE1 3AN.

No tickets or pre-booking required.

HNC Photography “Long Story Short” full exhibition

31 March to 8 April, St Margaret’s Campus, Leicester College, St John’s Street, Leicester LE1 3WL.

Opening times. No tickets or pre-booking required.

Monday to Tuesday, 9am to 6pm

Wednesday to Thursday 9am to 9pm

Friday, 9am to 4.30pm

No tickets or pre-booking required.

Level 3 Extended Diploma Photography, Through Another Eye

4 to 11 April, The Old Library, 50-54 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6QL.

Opening times as below. No tickets or pre-booking required.

Monday, 9am to 6pmTuesday, 9am to 7pmWednesday, 9am to 7pmThursday, 9am to 7pmFriday, 9am to 4pmSaturday, 9am to 5pm.

Artistic Make-Up and Special Effects Foundation Degree Show

Friday 17 May, 4-8pm, Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ.

No tickets or pre-booking required.

A collection of special effects work exhibited by our second-year foundation degree students. A range of work from fantasy sculptures to Star Wars iconic characters, we look at the skills developed and put into practice from the past two years. A gallery of industry standard prosthetic works we look forward to sharing with friends, family, and the people of Leicester. 

Level 2 Acting Present ‘Billy’

Wednesday 18 May at 7pm, Sue Townsend Theatre, 16 Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5TE.

Tickets available from the Box Office in A block at Abbey Park Camus, Painter St, Leicester LE1 3WA or by calling 07768 722516.

All tickets £3.

It’s 1986 and Billy is a daydreamer who believes they will see their names in lights, in the west end.  Billy has written to Andrew Lloyd Webber asking for an audition for his latest musical.  Will they get a reply?  OR will they marry their partner, expartner or new friend before they can get to London? 

Level 2 Acting Present ‘Blackout’

Tuesday 24 May at 7pm, Leicester College Abbey Park Theatre, Painter St, Leicester LE1 3WA.

Tickets available from the Box Office in A block at Abbey Park Camus, Painter St, Leicester LE1 3WA or by calling 07768 722516.

All tickets £3.

James has not had the best start in life and now his parents have split up.  He loses the person closest to him and this is the catalyst that projects James into a spiral of poor choices.  Drink, drugs and slasher movies.  Where will he end up?  

Level 3 Musical Theatre Presents ‘Chicago’

Thursday 26 May at 7pm, Friday 27 May at 1pm (schools’ showing) and 7pm. Sue Townsend Theatre, 16 Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5TE.

Tickets available from the Box Office in A block at Abbey Park Camus, Painter St, Leicester LE1 3WA or by calling 07768 722516.

Adults £8, concessions (under 16s and over 65s) £5.

Chicago is a 1975 American musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Set in Chicago in the jazz age, the musical is based on a 1926 play of the same title by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins, 

Level 3 Acting presents ‘All the World’s A Stage’

Wednesday 1 June at 2pm (schools’ showing) and 7pm (public performance)

Tickets available from the Box Office in A block at Abbey Park Camus, Painter St, Leicester LE1 3WA or by calling 07768 722516

Adults £8, concessions (under 16s and over 65s) £5.

Rosalind has been banished from the Parliamentary Court along with her mother, the former Prime Minister, by the new Prime Minister Winifred. Rosalind and her cousin Celia decide to leave the court together after Rosalind’s banishment. They also decide to dress up as Ganymede (Rosalind – a boy) and Aliena (Celia – his sister). Celia and Rosalind end up in the Forest of Arden where they both fall in love with two brothers who were opposed to each other (Orlando and Oliver). In the forest there is a music festival, a wrestling match a group of hippies/revellers and lots of falling in love. This is one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies for a modern audience.  

Level 3 Dance Present their Showcase 2022

Wednesday 8 June at 7pm, Sue Townsend Theatre, 16 Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5TE.

Tickets available from the Box Office in A block at Abbey Park Camus, Painter St, Leicester LE1 3WA or by calling 07768 722516.

Adult tickets £8, concession tickets (under 16s and over 65s) £5.

Big Summer Gig

Wednesday 8 June, 7pm, The Shed, Yeoman Street, Leicester LE1 1UT.

Tickets £3 on the door.

The culmination of the year’s work and the final performances for some of our students before they complete their studies and go onto universities and conservatoires around the country. Our Level 2, 3 and Degree course bands will perform their own compositions and some well-loved covers.

The Foundation Degree Photography Exhibition ‘Convergence Point’

8 to 16 June, The Old Library, 50-54 Belvoir Street, LE1 6QL. Opens 5.30pm on 8 June and then as below.

Monday, 9am to 6pmTuesday, 9am to 7pmWednesday, 9am to 7pmThursday, 9am to 7pmFriday, 9am to 4pmSaturday, 9am to 5pm.

No tickets or pre-booking required, just pop along.

BA Acting (Creative Performance Practice) Presents Sweeny Todd

Tuesday 14 June at 7pm, Sue Townsend Theatre, 16 Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5TE.

Tickets available from the Box Office in A block at Abbey Park Camus, Painter St, Leicester LE1 3WA or by calling 07768 722516.

Adults £8, concessions (under 16s and over 65s) £5.

A barber from Fleet Street, Todd murders his customers with a straight razor and gives their corpses to Mrs. Lovett, his partner in crime, who bakes their flesh into meat pies 

Level 3 Creative Media, TV and Film

Thursday 16 June, 7-9pm, Sue Townsend Theatre, 16 Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5TE.

Free tickets available from the Box Office in A block at Abbey Park Camus, Painter St, Leicester LE1 3WA or by calling 07768 722516.

7pm – Introductions and selected films from across both year groups.

8pm – Intermission and drinks at the bar.

Non-film related work, including the digital magazine, podcasting, photography, and TV presenting will also be on available in the mezzanine area for the duration of the evening and we are proposing an extended interval to allow for the viewing of the work.

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