This course offers a broad practical curriculum underpinned by academic
study, with the opportunity for you to influence the way you work. The main
pathway is acting however, we do offer alternative modules for the musical
You will gain an insight into the creation of new work,
acting and performance in a range of styles from classical to contemporary. You
will discover the theoretical and historical backdrop to theatre, acting and
performance and will obtain the industry-desired skills and contacts.
will work with professionals and highly skilled staff, go on trips and take part
in invaluable workshops. Our tutors are highly qualified to Masters, PHD and
Fellow of Higher Education levels and also continue to work in the
- Approaches to Acting 1
- Acting with a Mask
- Devising Innovative Performance
- Theatre in Education
- Prep, Process and Production
- Historical Context of Performance Musical Theatre pathway will do Singing,
Movement and Dance.
Musical Theatre will do Dance, Acting for
Musical Theatre and Musical Theatre Performance.
- Approaches to Acting 2
- Site Specific Performance
- Performing Shakespeare
- Performance Study and Demonstration
- TV and Screen Acting
- Final Integrated Performance
- Creative Research Dissertation (written and practical or just written)
- Personal and Professional Development
Musical Theatre pathway will continue Dance and Musical Theatre
Why study with us?
The course includes live projects in partnership with a range of companies
and organisations such as Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC) Events
team, ROAR, Rotherham Music, the Lifewise centre, Rotherham Youth Theatre,
Rotherham United and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue as well as the opportunity
to deliver workshops to local schools.
A further enhancement to the
course is a trip to Whitby / Scarborough for three nights to write, act in and
direct short films, which are then screened and entered into
- A relevant Level 3 qualification
- GCSE English at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
- If English is not a first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.0
with a minimum of 5.5 in all key skills or equivalent.
- Alternatively, mature students will be able to show experience in the
How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply
Now button at the top of the page.
After successful completion of this course you can progress into acting,
directing and arts related pathways, including stage management, script writing
or working freelance in community or youth workshops.
have gone on to set up companies such as Anti-Social Theatre, work freelance and
teach. A number of our students have performed at the Crucible Theatre and at
the National Theatre for the Connexions festival.
Alternatively, you can
progress onto a PGCE or continue your studies to achieve a Master’s
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course
directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering
in 2021/22. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if