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Overview

Increasingly, independent professional theatre is about making your own work.

A contemporary company needs to write, devise, direct, tech, and perform original theatre. Individuals may excel in one of these areas, but they also need a good working knowledge of everything else.

It’s all about sharing skills and working as a group to create exciting live performances.

BA(Hons) Drama is perfect for those who love theatre making and appreciate a challenge.

Work closely with our supportive theatre community to share ideas and work collectively on productions.

Develop your talent on a path of discovery through every facet of theatre. Choose from a wide selection of modules to become a theatre maker with a wealth of experience, abilities, and creativity. Focus on the areas of expertise you’re passionate about such as writing, directing, devising physical theatre, and acting.

Specialise in directing or technical theatre or continue with writing modules and graduate with the degree title Drama with Creative Writing.

You’ll have a wealth of opportunities to develop personally and gain real-world experience. We work closely with the local theatre network and support you to form your own theatre company, producing your own extra-curricular work and making the most of rehearsal and performance space.

As a writer, director, technician, and/or performer, you’ll devise and produce original performances for your assessed final year projects. Specialist workshops led by staff and industry professionals will give you the chance to develop specific skill sets, and you’ll showcase your work at the New Performance Festival.

Career opportunities

Our graduates go on to careers in theatre, television, film, arts management, education and business (including marketing).

Some take postgraduate courses at the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (BOVTS), the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States