University of Northampton

St Georges Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JD, United Kingdom

Acting (Creative Theatre)

**Why study this course?** This course offers intensive actor training with 30 hours of timetabled classes/rehearsals each week over a period of 30 weeks. You will have classes in stage acting, screen acting, radio acting and textual analysis alongside training in stage combat, singing and movement. You will learn how to apply your acting skills in modern contexts such as site-specific and immersive theatre. The emphasis is on becoming a creative and intelligent actor who can contribute to the rehearsal process when working with a director and in-between acting jobs has the skills and knowledge to tour performances you have created. We are looking for proactive students, full of ideas and energy that are highly committed to working in the theatre industry. Any skills you have in playing an instrument, writing songs, scriptwriting and filmmaking would be a bonus. **By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:** - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website ( - If you join us in September 2018 you will be the first to experience student life at the University’s brand-new Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day to find out more. - Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See for more information

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Northampton