Rose Bruford College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Acting

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Course summary

TEF Gold

Rose Bruford College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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Reasons to study Acting • Conservatoire actor training for stage, television, radio and screen led by professional staff and established practitioners. • Excellent studio and training facilities - purpose-built rehearsal, movement and performance spaces, the fully-equipped Rose Theatre and Barn Theatre, a flexible drama studio and a digital studio with motion capture and green-screen facilities. • You will receive outstanding career development and support during your study, working only with top professional people, including preparation for agent representation, casting directors and auditions. Over the years our students have signed with agents International Artists, Shepherd Management, Simon & How, The Artist Partnership to name a few. • Alongside numerous College-based performances, you will take part in an industry showcase and perform in a range of fully-mounted productions in professional venues. Career opportunities Alongside the core disciplines of voice, movement and acting techniques, you will develop a range of creative and transferable skills that will encourage you to become an independent thinker and motivated artist; an articulate and reflective practitioner equipped to succeed in an increasingly competitive profession. Our graduates have gone on to work with Britain’s Royal National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, regional theatres and commercial theatres (including the West End), the BBC and other film and television companies, including Hollywood careers. You may also be interested in: Actor Musicianship, BA (Hons) European Theatre Arts, BA (Hons) American Theatre Arts, BA (Hons) “Rose Bruford College gave me a greater selection of tools and skills to draw upon and utilise when approaching any project.” Zaqi Ismail, Acting, 2015 graduate

Course details

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4): Introduction to core skills and concepts of acting Focus on self and text, and the methods of Stanislavski Introduction to voice and movement The application of key skills to scenes chosen from the naturalistic repertoire Contextual study relevant to practical work. Year 2 (Level 5): The refinement of the actor’s instrument and skills Introduction to non-naturalistic techniques Development of voice and movement Approaches to ideologically based text, Shakespearean text, clowning, chorus and ensemble work Advanced contextual study. Year 3 (Level 6): A range of public performances Approaches to radio and microphone technique Television, film project and acting to camera Professional preparation and West End Showcase Research Project and dissertation. Please visit our website to view the programme and module specifications in detail: https://www.bruford.ac.uk/courses/acting-ba-hons/

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W410
Institution code:
R51
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance is London’s International Drama School. We welcome students from around the world for both BA and MA degree study in performance, design, management and technical arts and short-term courses, summer schools and foundation diplomas. We use theatre training to help build global communities and relationships. We have links throughout the world in Europe, The Americas and Asia. We currently host students from over 45 different countries. We are training future graduates who will see the world stage as their future workplace. We are interested not only in welcoming international students and practitioners to our Sidcup campus and Central London locations but also working worldwide with partner institutions on student and staff exchanges, collaborative projects and wider research initiatives. You may find our International Student Guide useful: https://www.bruford.ac.uk/media/documents/International_Guide_Oct_2019.pdf We run webinars with virtual campus tours for prospective international students, you can register here: https://www.bruford.ac.uk/study/starting-here/webinars/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note, these are the fees for academic year 2020/21, the fees for 2021/22 are not yet confirmed and will be published as soon as possible.
Acting at Rose Bruford College - UCAS