The Bristol Institute of Performing Arts' emphasis on learning and training through practice offers an environment in which you will be able to take creative risks. You'll explore and nurture your skills to become leading artists, directors, theatre-makers, and performers that are responsive to the creative and entertainment industries. Through this innovative and rigorous three-year practical BA (Hons) degree in Acting and Touring Theatre, you will put your training into practice through an array of live briefs, theatrical productions, and immersive experiences.
The Modern Performer
You will develop technical skills through our practical classes, experimenting with innovative approaches to acting and theatre-making. Through structured exploration, you'll build skills in storytelling, text analysis, character development, improvisation, vocal and physical performance skills alongside the curation, design, and logistics of producing resident and touring theatre. Workshops with industry professionals will develop your professional network and future employment opportunities.Throughout the course you'll put your skills and training into action, this could be in one of our thirty in-house productions produced each year or a touring piece curated for an external venue or festival. Towards the end of your training, significant focus will be on your creative potential, stepping off-campus and into venues ensuring you're prepared for your transition into the industry.