Backstage Academy

Backstage Academy was established in 2009 and since 2011 has enjoyed a successful partnership with the University of Bolton.

Backstage Academy are the UK’s leading specialist Live Events education establishment; focusing on production, management, performance and technology.

Programmes are taught by staff and tutors at Backstage Academy and monitored by link tutors from the University.

Students are taught at the company's headquarters in Wakefield, West Yorkshire and gain the necessary expertise and insight required to work in the live events industry.

Backstage Academy students are offered unique employability opportunities achieved through the company's relationships with the industry.

CourseMode of Study  2017/18
UCAS points
Live Events Production BA (Hons) Full-time 104
Live Events Production (Top-up) BA (Hons) Full-time n/a
Live Events Production FdA Full-time 64
Stage Management BA (Hons) Full-time 104
Live Visual Design and Production BA (Hons) Full-time 104

Each of our partnerships has an Academic Partnership Manager (APM), with the APM for Backstage Academy Yusuf Giga -