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From costumes & props to sets, sound & lighting, the production elements of The Addams Family are starting to take shape... and it looks AMAZING! Huge thanks to @CAPACOLLEGE grad @Jordan_wrightt for all his help prepping the show. Just over a week to go! #CAPACollegeAlumni https://t.co/rzxhdK5mk79 hours ago 2
RT @Jordan_wrightt: So good been back at @CAPACOLLEGE working with the students and staff with the load in of The Addams Family at @UnityHa1 day ago 2
We're so thrilled that @CAPACOLLEGE graduate @lukejharley will be playing the role of Latimer in the #InternationalTour of Titanic the Musical this summer! Congratulations Luke. We're so proud! 👏 #CAPACollegeAlumni @TitanicOnTour #proud #CAPACollegeFam #Titanic #MusicalTheatre https://t.co/wN6JgT1Cqk1 day ago 0
Interview starts at 1hr 36 mins!2 days ago 0
1st year MT student Isabel Hague was on @BBCLeeds this morning talking to @johnnyianson about her winning @NationalTheatre New Views script, life @CAPACOLLEGE & the support she's received from #CAPACollegeAlumni inc last year's winner @alicemaynot! 🙌 https://t.co/nnQIlQiJVb https://t.co/rrr4J3RtRL2 days ago 2
*** Limited Tickets Available *** There are only a handful of tickets left for The Addams Family. Don't miss out! Book today! Tickets available for Sunday 7th July 12.30pm & 4pm. Buy yours from https://t.co/1LhffOj6Rr. We can't wait to unveil this fun-filled, spectacular show! ⭐️ https://t.co/7sFAgNTBmm3 days ago 3
*** Two Weeks To Go *** We're so excited to perform The Addams Family in just two weeks time. The rehearsals look incredible! Trust us, it's going to be one amazing show. Join us at Unity Hall, Wakefield from Thurs 4-Sun 7 July. Tickets available from https://t.co/1LhffOj6Rr 🎭🎶 https://t.co/YycqaWP0JL6 days ago 4
RT @PTrusselle: @NattrassDan Ah!! Well this has just made my day!! Lovely to hear you Danny, and so proud to hear about your success. You d…1 week ago 1
Did you hear @NattrassDan talking to @gayleoninterweb on @BBCLeeds today (starts 37 mins)? He said lovely things about his time @CAPACOLLEGE, memories of @momentumdanceuk & now making his West End debut as ‘Pepper’ in @MammaMiaMusical #CAPACollegeAlumni https://t.co/qmmUOnfQnM https://t.co/izNRgMYhAN1 week ago 2

CAPA College (Creative and Performing Arts College) welcomes its first cohort of over 100 students from across Yorkshire and beyond

Wakefield’s first Department for Education (DFE) funded Free School opened its doors in September 2018. CAPA College, a specialist Arts college for students aged 16-19, was one of only 53 Free Schools to open in England this year. It is set to become a flagship for Arts Education in the North. 

Over 100 excited students arrived at CAPA College in Wakefield in September armed with outstanding GCSE results, a passion for the Arts and an eagerness to take the first step towards a career in the Creative Arts. 

CAPA College is not your average Further Education institution. At CAPA College students will receive professional Arts training in a range of disciplines – from singing, dancing and acting to costume, set and lighting design – alongside rigorous academic study. Over two years of full-time study students will obtain the equivalent of four A levels as well as the skills, knowledge, training and experience they need to progress to universities, vocational Arts conservatoires and Arts-based employment. 

Students are enrolled on four distinct pathways (Dance, Drama, Performing Arts and Production Arts & Media) and will benefit from tuition from professional teachers, directors, choreographers, musical directors, designers and technicians while enjoying access to industry-standard facilities. Alongside an outstanding curriculum, students will gain extensive experience performing throughout the UK and working alongside professional artists, companies and theatre venues. 

Claire Nicholson, Strategic Director of CAPA College says, ‘We are delighted to be launching CAPA College. It is testament to the vision and tenacity of our accomplished CAPA College team. Together we will deliver the highest quality training, education and pastoral guidance to support talented students who are serious about pursuing a career in the Arts.’ 

This is the beginning of an exciting new chapter for CAPA College (part of Enhance Academy Trust) which will see a significant expansion in the upcoming years. CAPA College will be moving to purpose-built premises on Mulberry Way, Wakefield (opposite Wakefield Westgate train station) in September 2020. As the gateway to Wakefield, CAPA College will offer more opportunities, more facilities and more support to students across the North of England. CAPA College are currently renting temporary accommodation at Cathedral Academy, Wakefield.