With 86% of working actors professionally trained, a qualification from us could be the first stage in your journey to the stage.View courses »
The UK has a great reputation in the performing arts, which contribute £5.4 billion to our economy. That means it's a great place to study for a career in this exciting vocation. Whether you're aiming for big-screen stardom or a local theatre group, our courses give you the perfect foundation for a rewarding career in drama. With facilities including an on-site theatre, our industry-experienced tutors support you through subjects like Classical and Contemporary Theatre, TV and Film Acting, and Improvisation. Or if centre stage isn't your thing, learn about directing, stage management and the performing arts business in general.
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Acting and related professions could lead to work in areas including theatre, TV, film, advertising, entertainment, tourism and hospitality, community theatre, therapeutic or educational settings, and corporate training.
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All of our courses have elements where you'll get the chance to meet professional agents and actors, and our tutors can also share useful industry contacts.
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£15,000 - £45,000
Actors sing, portray roles in dramatic productions, perform comedy routines, gymnastic feats and tricks of illusion, train animals to perform and perform with them, and present radio and TV programmes.
Arts Officer, Producer or Director
£12,000 - £31,000
Arts Producers assume creative, financial and organisations responsibilities in the production and direction of television/radio programmes, films, stage presentations, and promoting creative activities.
Performing Arts Courses
|BTEC Performing Arts Level 3 (90 Credit Diploma) - One year course; Performing Arts Level 3 Extended Diploma (TOP UP) One year extension course to the 90 Credit Diploma||Full-time||September 2017|
|Foundation Degree Acting Performance||Full-time||September 2017|
|BA (Hons) Performance Arts||Full-time||September 2017|