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What will I learn?

With a buzzing creative scene, and opportunities to perform in renowned local venues, Bristol is the perfect place to study Musical Theatre. This exciting three-year degree has been given a fresh new look to offer you the most up-to-date and engaging experience.The BA (hons) degree in Musical Theatre prides itself on excellent student outcomes and progression into the industry. If you wish to develop skills in a range of creative roles such as performer, workshop facilitator or producer within contemporary theatre and related industries then this is the course for you.As a Musical Theatre student at UCWISE, you will develop skills in singing, acting, physical theatre, dance and choreography as well as specialist areas such as stage combat. You will take part in full productions as well as developing your own style by writing and developing your own shows. There are varied opportunities to develop your own creative flair through collaborative projects with peers as well as established musical/ artistic directors and singing coaches.You will extend your knowledge of a musical theatre styles and practices and gain direct experience of preparing and delivering performances, in a range of contexts. You will be encouraged to identify and develop your own distinctive performance style, and consider where you wish to be within the landscape of the UK theatrical industry. By the end of the programme, you will have a portfolio of work in professional-style contexts which will support your career progression into the industry.Practical training is supplemented with meaningful and professionally useful application of academic skills, relevant to all areas of contemporary theatre. You will collaborate with others, follow independent lines of enquiry, and draw on professionals’ and lecturers’ experience to develop your knowledge and abilities. You will be supported to develop ideas relating to the context of musical theatre over time, and critically engage in current debates within the industry.This is a highly engaging course taught through lectures, collaborative and independent study, and events with the university, and offers a uniquely supportive and challenging learning environment.**Part time routes are not available for this degree. For more course information, please email headmissions@sgscol.ac.uk****GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES:** • Performer • Entertainment roles • Producer • Educator • Screen and Theatre roles • Art Administration • Broadcasting and Entertainment sector

Which department am I in?

Performing Arts

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2023

Venue

Bristol Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA)

WISE Campus,

New Road, Stoke Gifford WISE Campus,

Bristol,

South Gloucestershire,

BS34 8LP, England

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