Acting and Performance Making, BA (Hons)
Acting and Performance Making, BA (Hons)
Acting and Performance Making, BA (Hons)
Acting and Performance Making, BA (Hons)

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

On this course you will also benefit from being part of Creative Arts Weston. Here you will join our exciting and passionate creative community, and you will be perfectly placed to join the arts industry, leading the way as part of the next creative generation.

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Duration:
Full Time: 3 years (5 days per week) Average scheduled teaching per week: 26 hours
Start date:
September 2022
Location:
UCW Academy of Performing Arts at Knightstone Campus
Course codes:
Institution: B20
Course: UCW4
Campus: C
Course fees:
Full-time: £8,900 per year
Additional information about this course:
Students on this course will need appropriate clothing and footwear for performing. Additional expenses may apply to some scripts, props and costumes, and optional trips and visits. We also recommend that students on this course pay to join the Equity trade union.


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This intensive, exciting course encompasses practice in the variety of acting techniques and skills expected of versatile practitioners in today’s creative industry alongside a theoretical exploration of classical and contemporary repertoires. You will develop your skills in a range of styles and get lots of opportunities to perform original and devised work in a range of venues.

The course is taught in the recently-refurbished UCW Academy of Performing Arts, which has five dance and movement studios with fully-sprung floors and mirrors, three black box studios, a recording studio and a studio theatre with 100 seats.

It is taught by industry professionals who all have significant experience and professional links across the UK and abroad, and in recent years visiting lecturers have included; Brave Bold Drama, Jack Norris of Poetic Fools and David Glass Ensemble, Howard Coggins of Living Spit, John Hazlett Dickinson, Neil Haigh of Cartoon De Salvo, Gill Simmons Artist in Residence at Tobacco Factory Theatres, From The Mud, Ramshaclicious, Theatre Orchard, Natalie Ann Jamieson and acting for camera specialists and agents.

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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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

On this course you will also benefit from being part of Creative Arts Weston. Here you will join our exciting and passionate creative community, and you will be perfectly placed to join the arts industry, leading the way as part of the next creative generation.

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