Theatre and Performance News

05 May 2021

Performing Arts and Mental Health in Teenagers Why Teach

Provide a form of releaseThe arts is excellent for channelling inner thoughts, frustrations and feelings, which can improve mental health in teenagers. For young people undergoing exam stress or...

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09 February 2021

Keeping your Skills Sharp – Online Performance Tips

Keeping your Skills Sharp - Online Peformance TipsThis pandemic has brought a significant amount of disruption to both live theatre and music performances – with virtually all shows being cancelled for the fores...

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08 September 2020

You Can Still Apply for Performing Arts and Theatre Courses

Fulfil your dream of working in the arts world and reach your potential at the University of Bolton, where students come first, and where you’ll have a positive and friendly learning environment to support you through your studies. The...

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18 August 2020

How Teaching the Arts Can Make the World a Better Place

The arts can often be overlooked when it comes to core skills for the workplace. But qualities nurtured through drama, music or dance can benefit people pursuing a multitude of careers. As well as exercising the left side of the brain an...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Performing Arts and Theatre looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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28 May 2020

The exciting careers you can have on stage

Studying for a career in the performing arts and theatre is a great way to land yourself in a role you love. A passion for the performance tends to develop throughout compulsory education or after school clubs, when you graduate from you...

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28 May 2020

The Octagon Theatre Bolton

Students who study Performing Arts and Theatre at the University of Bolton have access to their specialist stage facility, but also, to the Octagon Theatre Bolton, one of the country’s leading theatres.In the heart of Bolton, th...

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04 May 2020

How Shakespeare is still shaping theatre today

William Shakespeare is still famous hundreds of years after producing his work. From his playwrights and theatre productions to his influence on language and literature. It wouldn't be going too far to say that Shakespeare has profoundly...

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29 April 2020

Combining academic study with professional theatre practice

The saying goes ‘practice makes perfect’, but one of the most significant issues when studying is getting enough practise to make you industry-ready upon graduation. At the University of Bolton, our Theatre courses combine academic s...

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14 June 2019

Graduate Success - Anthony Gough

Since graduating with first class honours from the BA (Hons) Performing Arts programme in 2015, Anthony Gough, has been on a journey that has led to him setting up his own company.Engage2Stage is a theatre and performance company ...

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14 June 2019

Theatre and Performance Showcase 2019

On Tuesday 11th June 2019, Theatre and Performance final year students took to the stage at The Lowry Theatre to share their final performances.The night was an eclectic mix of new writing, solo performances and contemporary adapt...

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