Each year we have several performances for students on our Foundation Course in Musical Theatre, our Foundation Course in Acting and also our 2 Year Vocational 6th Form.

“The students perform with conviction and confidence… It is great to see students being given the opportunity to engage in real vocational experience.” altreading.com


Max Curtis in 'Spring Awakening'Actors’ Showcase 2017 “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy, adapted by Helen Edmundson – CLICK FOR TICKETS

Sunday, July 2nd – 4pm and 8pm at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell. We are delighted to announce that our Guest Director for this years’ production will be Abigail Pickard Price. “Married to a provincial governor, Anna revolts against her life of compromise when she meets a charming Count. She embarks on a scandalous affair, which destroys her family life and brings her to the brink of destruction.” Helen Edmundson’s adaptation of this classic love story has enjoyed productions in London and across the UK. An amatuer production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books.

“…Incredibly strong performances… effortlessly likeable and connects with the audience instantly.” altreading.com on 2015’s ‘Our Song’, performed by the graduating actors from READ College


Read College Showcase 2015_Mark Dawson Photography_DSC6107Musical Theatre Showcase 2017 – CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Monday, July 3rd – 8pm at the Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury. A fantastic evening of dance, drama and song from the graduating students of 2017, accompanied by our live band!

“The class of 2015 did not disappoint… slick choreography which set the tone for the evening. The hilarious Gotta Get a Gimmick was a showstopper… the performers’ love of the genre will, I’m sure, be passed on to future generations.” Newbury Weekly News on the 2015 Musical Theatre Showcase

Read College at Reading Fringe Festival

What Would Celia Do? Part of Reading Fringe Festival 2017 – Click here for tickets

Saturday, July 22nd 3pm at The Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading. As a high-powered business woman struggles to manage her work/life balance, a chance encounter with a profound cleaning lady at a speed awareness course changes her life… and inadvertently starts a new world religion. This charming and fast-paced new comedy is performed by the graduating actors’ company of the UK’s leading Performing Arts Foundation College, READ College and in 2015 we were delighted that company member Zoe Denyer won Best Young Performer at the Fringe Festival!

five stars“They carried themselves with a degree of energy and professionalism I would expect from people with many more years experience… ” Get Reading
(Reviews from 2015 show – ‘Seeing Iris’)

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  1. Brian

    24th June 2015 - Reply

    I’ve seen this at The Rising Sun Art’s Centre and it’s an amazing play.

    Both hilarious and moving, you’ll love it!

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