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BA (Hons) Acting and Performance
BA (Hons) Acting and Performance

BA (Hons) Acting and Performance

  • ID:LSBU440004
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,470.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£15,300.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,470.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£15,300.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

English language requirements are one of the following: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent 

Course Information

Conservatoire-style training, in the heart of London

The BA Acting and Performance at LSBU offers a conservatoire-style training in the heart of London, developing the next generation of skilled, creative, ‘industry ready’ actors, performers, directors and theatre makers.

You will study, learn and train with leading industry professionals in the heart of London’s cultural quarter working in close proximity to, and with, some of the worlds’ most respected theatres and companies.

As a student of the BA Acting and Performance you will undertake an intensive conservatoire style training focusing on specialist stage and screen acting techniques combined with creative composition and theatre making strategies designed to develop you as a highly flexible performer ready for the demands of this challenging industry.

Acting students study weekly text, movement and voice classes throughout their first year.  Under the direction of our professional voice coach all students will train with the acclaimed Estill vocal training method towards an Estill Figure Proficiency Level 1 certificate (EPT) widely recognised throughout the industry as the gold-standard of voice training.

Your acting skills will be applied to a series of professional-style briefs including scene studies and small and large-scale productions allowing you to showcase your work regularly throughout the course. You will be taught by industry and academic practitioners delivering the best contemporary acting training methods whilst simultaneously developing your ability to make your own original theatre work, creating a portfolio of flexible skills and training fully suited to the professional, creative world of tomorrow.

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Year 1

In your first year you will have a foundational training in:

  • Systems of rehearsal

  • Scene study

  • Play in production

  • Solo performance

  • Ensemble performance

Year 2

In your second year you will take part in a series of industry directed residencies and production.

  • Professional production

  • Company in residence

You can also choose optional modules in:

  • Acting and dramaturgy

  • Writing and dramaturgy

  • Participatory performance

  • Verbatim theatre

  • Acting for screen 1

  • Advanced acting study

  • Body and performance

  • Directing actors

  • Immersive performance

  • Multimedia performance

Year 3

In your final year of study you will focus on developing your portfolio and refining your craft and artistic practice.

  • Professional toolkit

You can then take options in:

  • Classical acting

  • Acting for screen 2

  • Directing project

  • The practice of adaptation

  • Small-scale performance

  • Interactive technologies

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Students from our courses have gone on to act in films, TV and theatre as well as producing, directing, stage-managing, writing and performing their own work.

A significant number of students have established their own theatre companies on graduation and used their final showcase to tour to small-scale theatre venues and festivals such as Latitude or the Edinburgh Fringe

Recent graduates have worked at:

  • The Royal National Theatre

  • Netflix TV

  • The Trafalgar Studios, London

  • Oxygen Films on Amazon Prime

  • Films – e.g. The Mummy

  • Mary Portas Productions

  • The Vaults Festival

  • The Brighton Fringe Festival

  • Maverick Theatre

  • Three Trees Theatre

  • The Tral

  • The MAC – Belfast

  • The Bush Theatre, London

  • Soho Theatre – London

Many graduates also choose to go on to further study or training at conservatoires such as East 15, Drama Centre, Mountview. Students have also gone on to train as Drama therapists and teachers as well as creative producers and stage managers

We offer an MA in Creative Performance Practice at LSBU for students interested in continuing their theatre-making training in partnership with The Lyric Hammersmith.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance – Single: 300 GBP per year

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