Top-up (final year only) Theatre Arts (performance/design/technical production) - BA (Hons) Degree

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Course Type: Degree and university-level Campus: West Durrington Campus Start Date: September 2021 Duration: 1 Year

Musical theatre performance

This course is the final year BA top-up following a two-year FdA (Foundation Degree) or HND course.

Pathways in:
Acting
Dance
Musical Theatre
Stage Management
Lighting & Sound
Production Design
Prop Making
Costume
Make-up & Hair

Key features

  • Brings together performers, designers and technicians
  • Professional-standard theatre with flyer tower and the latest lighting and sound
  • Taught by industry practitioners
  • Excellent progression to employment, including high-profile theatres, TV and films


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Interview and portfolio or audition (depending on pathway).

A relevant Foundation Degree (FdA) or HND.

The course is a unique combination of practical (75%) and written study (25%). The focus of this challenging programme is the development of the student as an individual through the practice, study and exploration of theatre skills.

Collaborative theatre practice, pushing the creative potential of all theatre disciplines, is central to the philosophy of the course.

Regular workshop and showcase productions enable students to develop their own skills to professional standards, preparing them for employment or postgraduate study.

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Potential careers

  • Performer
  • Arts/theatre administrator
  • Arts/theatre manager
  • Theatre/event technician
  • Set/props designer/maker
  • Costume designer/maker
  • Make-up artist
  • Teacher
Potential careers

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