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Our BA (Hons) Performing Arts degree is industry-led with the focus on you becoming an ‘all-round’ performer/artist in the performing arts industry. You will be based at Queen’s Specialist Building, Farnworth, studying and training in purpose-built, high specification performing arts studios, as well as at Shockout Arts Manchester.
Throughout your training, you will explore the core techniques of acting, voice and dance, whilst developing a wide range of knowledge in devising, developing a production, audition and casting techniques.
Additionally, you will have regular performance opportunities throughout the programme to help develop a diverse range of technical performance skills.
The University of Bolton has been ranked number one in student satisfaction in the North West by The Complete University Guide 2020 for the second year in a row. Your practical sessions and lectures will be held in our dedicated studio and performance spaces in the multimillion-pound Queen’s Specialist Building in Farnworth, as well as at Shockout Arts in Manchester. You will have access to excellent facilities including:
Sprung Harlequin studio and theatre dance floors
Portable mirrors and dance training barres
An integrated digital theatre lighting system
Built-in media desk and roll-down screen
We offer intensive practical training in dance, singing and acting techniques. Alongside this, you'll benefit from regular performance opportunities that help you develop and hone a diverse range of performance and production skills. You will graduate with great career prospects. You will be able to work within any of the following fields (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
Live theatre arts
TV and film
Work on cruise ships and in the leisure industry
Promotion and commercial events
Popular music performance
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team are here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and wellbeing, disability support or anything else you may need.