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BA (Hons)Acting and Performance

Solent University
United Kingdom, Southampton
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Overview

Our drama courses ranked 15th out of 83 other UK institutions for student satisfaction (NSS 2019).
You will be immersed in a balanced and stimulating programme of study of acting and performance, integrating theoretical and critical analysis and receiving up-to-date contemporary actors’ training alongside building essential skills, such as audition and interview techniques – ready to step up to the challenges of the industry. Optional modules also enable you to specialise in areas such as directing, teaching or applied theatre, broadening career pathways further.

The course also offers opportunities to get involved in a wide range of recorded screen performance projects alongside live performance practice, enabling you to develop your acting skills in a friendly and nurturing environment.

Thanks to the course teams close links with industry, you’ll have the chance to gain practical experience through working with local professional institutions; working on live briefs, auditions and work experience opportunities. These close links include The Mayflower Theatre, The Point Theatre Eastleigh and the Nuffield Theatre. In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of student and professionally directed film projects to expand and develop your screen acting skills and produce a varied showreel.

During your final year of study you will have the opportunity to participate in a showcase to help launch your introduction to the industry and establish networks to support your career development.

As an acting and performance student you will have access to a wide range of resources to support your learning including professional HD cameras, radio suites, multi-camera studios, and professional theatre venues. You’ll also have the chance to work alongside our film and TV production students on live performance work, providing you with the unique opportunity to develop equally in screen and stage performance, helping to support your employability.

Career opportunities

Solent’s acting and performance degree will prepare you for a career in the performing arts. Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Stage and/or screen actor
  • Voice/radio actor
  • Physical theatre practitioner
  • Devising and creating your own work
  • Theatre/arts administration
  • Cruise ship entertainer
  • Drama teacher
  • Model
  • Theatre in education
  • Drama intern
  • Theatre marketing
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