Acting and Performance Making, BA (Hons)

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Acting and Performance Making, BA (Hons)
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Acting and Performance Making, BA (Hons)
Acting and Performance Making, BA (Hons)
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Explore different styles of acting and gain the professional know-how needed to make your mark in the performance industry.

BA (Hons) Acting and Performance Making trains you to be a versatile, imaginative and employable performer. Its embodied approach develops graduates, adept at working in a variety of genres across the classical and contemporary repertoires at the forefront of industry.

Performances take place throughout the year in public venues, encouraging professional working relationships and networking skills vital for future employment. Advice and guidance on developing an online presence, including the application of social media, complements your professional training.

At the heart of programme are the essential practical and creative skills and rigorous theoretical enquiry which prepare you to become independent thinkers, self-motivated artists and freelance practitioners.

Course length:

Full Time: 3 years (5 days per week) Average scheduled teaching per week: 22.5 hours

Start date:

September 2022

Location:

UCW Academy of Performing Arts at Knightstone Campus

Course codes:

Institution: B20
Course: UCW2
Campus: C

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Course detail

This course is taught at the recently-refurbished UCW Academy of Performing Arts at UCW’s Knightstone Campus. The Academy has dance and movement studios with fully-sprung floors and mirrors, three black box studios and a fully-equipped studio theatre with 100 seats. You will also be able to take advantage of the teaching and learning spaces and higher education library at the brand new University Centre in our Winter Gardens building, which is also in the centre of Weston.

The course is taught by highly qualified lecturers who all have significant experience and professional links across the UK and abroad, and you will be encouraged to proactively engage with the cultural and performance industries by fantastic guest lecturers. In the past these have included experts from Theatre Melange, Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bike Shed Theatre and Cricot Theatre.

The course culminates in a year of professional practice, with students forming a professional theatre company and touring their work at a range of venues. In recent years, UCW Academy of Performing Arts students have performed their own shows and gained rave reviews at the Pleasance Theatre in London, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and even overseas. Our students have also taken part in numerous digital performances, including in an innovative and real-time telematics event with their counterparts at the Studio School in Los Angeles.

Please get in touch with the course leader Eloise Hodder or UCW’s HEART student services team if you have any questions. And we’d love you meet you and show you around at our next Open Day.



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