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OUR ‘GALA SHOWCASE’ 2020 IS NOW ON SALE

Dates for the diary: our ever-popular annual GALA SHOWCASE 2020 at Nottingham Playhouse is now on sale!! This year’s performances will take place on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 June at 7.30pm! Book your tickets via the Nottingham Playhouse website by clicking here

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NEW AUDITION DATE ADDED

Due to popular demand this year, we are pleased to add an additional AUDITION date of Thursday 19 March 2020 for entry on all courses for the academic year 2020-21! For more information please check out the ‘Audition’ tab on our website or contact office@maddcollege.co.uk

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IDTA AWARD SUCCESS FOR HEAD OF MADD’S JUNIOR SCHOOL

Just days before our Junior Showcase ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ 2020 performances, we are thrilled to celebrate MADD’s Head of Pre-vocational training, Kristy Ryan, and her very recent International Dance Teachers’ Association (IDTA) award success and recognition! Co-winner of The John Knight Award, which was launched in 2019 to recognise the high achievement of IDTA Fellowship […]

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MADD for David Wood OBE

We are always thrilled when one of our distinguished Patrons visits MADD College and inspires our students! This week, David Wood, OBE, multi award-winning playwright and director spent invaluable time with the third years of our professional muscial theatre course. David was awarded an OBE for services to literature and drama in the Queen’s birthday […]

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MADD COLLEGE TALKS ‘SHAKESPEARE’ ON BBC RADIO 4

On Thursday 6 February, The Today Programme, BBC Radio 4’s flagship news and current affairs show, brushed up on their Shakespeare and caught up with some of our students about an iambic pentameter and more! A massive well done to students Poppy Lawson, Sam Chisnall and Travis Wood for being so brilliant on air! Thank you to the […]

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MADD COLLEGE ON BBC RADIO NOTTINGHAM

We were thrilled to be asked to tap dance live on air on BBC Radio Nottingham’s ‘Breakfast Show’ on Thursday 6 February. Our third year students Mollie Parr, Chloe Hunwick and Molly Marsh had the best time with radio presenter Pip Watts! Thank you for asking us to be involved. Please come in and see […]

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Tap Masterclass with MADD teacher James Doubtfire at MOVE IT 2020

Saturday 14 March at 12:30 – 13:15Level: Intermediate Do not miss this innovative Tap Masterclass, returning by popular demand. The class is delivered by our tap teacher James Doubtfire and takes inspiration from shows like ‘Tap Dogs’ and ‘Extreme Tap’! To book (be quick!) visit www.moveitdance.co.uk/move-2020-classes/ More about James – he has been touring the world […]

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New Patron for MADD College!

We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Alan Harding, Choreographer and Director extraodrinaire, as our new Patron! Alan commented: “I have agreed to be Patron of MADD College as the students are so professional and polite. They lap up everything we throw at them and execute it to the best of their ability.  The students have […]

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MADD COLLEGE ‘SCHOLARSHIP DAY’ SATURDAY 16 MAY 2020

We are pleased to announce our annual ‘SCHOLARSHIP DAY’ in 2020 will take place at the college on Saturday 16 May. The day is open to all those young men and women who have successfully auditioned for our three-year Professional Courses starting in September 2020: the Professional Musical Theatre Diploma; and the Professional Dance Diploma.  […]

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Artistic Advisor inspires current cohort of students

Last week we welcomed Andrew Wright, award-winning director and choreographer, and one of our amazing artistic advisors, to college. Andrew worked with all students from across our three-year professional musical theatre course! Andrew has directed and choreographed many shows and he shared his creative expertise from a number of them: our third years worked on […]

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