BA (HONS)

ACTING FOR
STAGE AND SCREEN.

A 3 year degree in partnership with

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In association with

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Actor training, re-imaged for the 21st Century.

BRISTOL

UCAS Code: 

AFS2

Duration:

3 years full time*

Start date:

September 2023

Location:

Tobacco Factory Theatres

  • An Acting Company in Training resident at Tobacco Factory Theatres.

  • A conservatoire style training with an average of 30 hours a week of classes.

  • A course of Viewpoints training and acting for camera workshops on an industry visit to New York.

 

  • 'Spotlight' and 'Graduate Equity' membership in the final year.

The way theatre works as an industry, who it speaks to and for is changing and actor training courses need to reflect this. No longer can actors be trained to be a blank canvas to create another’s reality; rather they must be creative artists who bring themselves, their experience, their culture and their perspective to their work. That’s how we will achieve genuine diversity and change. Students joining the course will be part of that change.

The course has developed from the 2 year accelerated BA currently running at BSA. The new 3 year course will give us more time and space to develop your skills and allow you to develop your creative practice. The concept behind the course is that, as a student, you work in an ensemble – a training company - resident in a working theatre and the first of its kind in the country. We support you to be ready to both respond to and shape the industry which you’ll enter. We’ll develop your networks and marketing skills and you have the opportunity to leave with industry connections, a personal career development strategy and a showreel.

You’ll be taught by some of the most experienced tutors working in the industry, working at the highest level. Our networks in the industry are strong and deep. Our founder director, Nancy Medina, takes up her post as the new Artistic Director of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre in March 2023, strengthening our connection with the theatre. Our Co - Artistic Director Stuart Wood, has almost 40 years experience as a director and teacher of acting in the UK’s conservatoires and our expert staff are drawn exclusively from leading drama schools.

BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen is limited to 22 students with an average of 30 hours per week of direct teaching time.

*course subject to validation

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Our current BA (Hons) Acting
for Stage and Screen students

ALL OUR AUDITIONS ARE FREE.
To keep our process inclusive and accessible, we believe that money shouldn't prevent anyone from auditioning.

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