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Course summary

Tread the boards and prepare for a career in stage, TV or film, by combining practical performance training with academic and creative study. Whether you wish to perform, write or direct, this Acting and Performance Practice degree will help build your knowledge, your technique and your contacts. Perform at venues both on and off-campus and attend workshops from actors, directors and companies. You can join a classical acting group, take part in comedy nights and attend script labs to help develop your work. Benefit from strong links and opportunities to gain placements at companies such as Northern Stage, Alphabetti Theatre, Live Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company. As an Acting for Stage and Screen student, you will benefit from strong links with local, national and international companies including Northern Stage, Zendeh, Open Clasp, Abandon Hope, Alphabetti Theatre and Live Theatre. You will have the opportunity to gain performance placements with local companies and on-campus you will perform in front of paying audiences throughout your degree. Successful completion of the BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen will provide a solid foundation that can lead to either employment within the Theatre or TV industries or further advanced studies at Masters Level. Past students have gone on to continue their studies whilst others have gained employment in the industry, performing, writing, directing, presenting, teaching or as freelance artists

Modules

Year One: Stage Acting Techniques 1 • Acting for Camera 1 • Improvisation and Devising Skills • Professional Practice Performance (Acting) 1 • Voice Techniques 1 • Physical Theatre Techniques • Transferable Skills • Investigating Theatre Practice 1. Year Two: • Stage Acting Techniques 2 • Acting for Camera 2 • Devising Theatre • Vocal Techniques 2 • Professional Practice Performance Acting) • Investigating Theatre Practice 2 • Industry Engagement. Year Three: • Acting Techniques • Professional Practice Company (Acting) • Research and Dissertation • Industry Portfolio.

Assessment method

Students are taught through Practical technique classes • Creative workshops • Seminars • Lectures • Classroom activity • Independent study • Self-directed training and rehearsal. Students are assessed through Practical demonstrations • Application of skills • Technique exercises • Practical tasks • Creative tasks • Reflective journals • Research project • Written essays • Reports • Creative and academic portfolio • Dissertation.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W410
Institution code:
N23
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Once we have reviewed your application you will be invited to attend an audition at the University Centre. You will need to: o Prepare one Contemporary Monologue (minimum 1minute30 & maximum of 3 minutes). o Prepare one Classical Monologue (minimum 1minute30 & maximum of 3 minutes).

Interview

nce we have reviewed your application you will be invited to attend an audition at the University Centre. You will need to: o Prepare one Contemporary Monologue (minimum 1minute30 & maximum of 3 minutes). o Prepare one Classical Monologue (minimum 1minute30 & maximum of 3 minutes).


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Acting for Stage and Screen at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS