Our Alumni

 
KM Drew Boateng

KM Drew Boateng, has announced that he’ll be making his West End debut by joining the cast of cult show Motown: The Musical -which follows the legendary career of Berry Gordy and the creation of his musical empire, Motown Records- at The Shaftsbury Theatre.

 
Sophia Mackay

Wac Arts alumna Sophia Mackay is starring in an upcoming production of The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, at Stratford Royal in March. She’ll be playing Viveca, a young African American girl who dreams of becoming a dancer. We’re hugely excited to watch what’s sure to be an altogether fantastic performance.

 
Newtion Matthews

Newtion Matthews Wac Arts Alumnus and ambassador is playing Bunny Wailer in the new musical One Love: The Bob Marley Musical, at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in March 2017.

 
Kandaka Moore

Alumnus Kandaka Moore is joining the cast of Twelfth Night, to be directed by Emma Rice at Shakespeare’s Globe as part of her Summer of Love season. We’re so pleased to see our alumni being cast in such high calibre productions.

“All I wanted to do was perform and my dream was on this timetable! And working with industry professionals was the best thing.
They’re living the reality and bringing it back to us. It’s already a networking system.”

Kandaka Moore – Diploma Graduate 2016


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Career Prospects

On graduation you will be regarded as a fully trained professional performer, ready to seek work. Previous alumni have gained employment across a wide range of performing arts forms including Stage, TV, Film, Recording studios, International touring, Writing, Composing and Directing. Our latest graduates can currently be seen from the West End stage to the set of Ridley Scott’s latest movie.

The stats:

The Wac Arts Diploma has an impressive employability record for its students; more than 80% of our graduates currently have professional representation.

Wac Arts Diploma graduates have gone on to successful careers on the West End stage, feature films and primetime television. Our alumni can be seen in Holby City, Into the Hoods and The Bill; one recent graduate has secured a singer/songwriter contract with Warner. The statistics* speak for themselves:

100% pass rate for achieving a Level 6 Diploma for 2011-2012
85% of students with professional representation within 6 months of graduation
88% in professional employment within 6 months of graduation
* destination monitoring data

During your third year, you will be introduced to employers through master classes, a touring end of year show and showcases to the industry.

On graduation you will be regarded as a fully trained professional performer, ready to seek work. Previous graduates are working successfully across the fields of stage, television and film.


Our Graduates
Reeva-Christie

Reeva Christie
2016
Actor/Dancer/Singer

Nesah-Gonzales

Nesah Gonzales
2016
Singer/Actor/Dancer

Anna-Rose Mendy

Anna-Rose Mendy
2016
Actor/Singer/Dancer

Kandaka-Moore

Kandaka Moore
2016
Actor/Dancer/Singer

Ema-Peiu

Ema Peiu
2016
Singer/Actor/Dancer

 
James Brown

James Brown
2015
Dancer/Actor

Paulina-Knapik

Paulina Knapik
2015
Actor/Dancer/Singer

Simone Cornelius

Simone Cornelius
2015
Singer/Actor/Dancer

Jecolia-Parker

Jecoliah Parker
2015
Actor/Singer/Dancer

Georgia Forde

Georgia Forde
2015
Singer/Actor/Dancer

Abi-OKeiffe

Abi O’Keiffe
2015
Singer/Actor/Dancer

Porsha-Grant

Porsha Grant
2015
Singer/Actor/Dancer

Jonny-Vieco

Jonny Vieco
2015
Dancer/Actor

 

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