The BA (Hons) Performance (Pathway Top-up) programme offers students the opportunity to further delve into their own practice as performers, choreographers, directors and creators.
There are two pathways on this programme, one is Musical Theatre and there is another pathway dedicated to Dance. At the audition, students pathway will be identified. Students will be challenged at all formative points of assessment to further develop their own identity as performers in order to find their place in industry and begin to carve out their progression routes beyond graduation.
Practice as research forms a core thread in creative modules that explore individual areas of development. Students are permitted the freedom to develop through personal and critical reflection, evaluating their own training needs in respect to industry requirements.
This facilitates a personalised learning ethos, with students specialising through direct supervisions and teaching support.
Professional outreach is encouraged, offering students opportunities to develop working relationships, and engage with wider industries and professional communities. Examples of practice as research include: the submission of working portfolios/Self Tapes and social media reels to agencies, practitioners and social media platforms.
· Research in Practice (20 Credits)
· Creative Business (20 Credits)
· Professional Project (40 Credits)
· Dance for Education and Community- Dance (20 credits)
· Specialised Dance Techniques- Dance (20 Credits)
· Embodying Musical Theatre Technique- Musical Theatre (20 Credits)
· Musical Theatre Progressive Practice- Musical Theatre (20 Credits)
UCAS Code: W470
Validating Partner: This programme is currently validated by the University of Hull
Upon completion of this BA (Hons) degree students, may wish to progress to the MA in Creative Practice or pursue a career in any of the following areas: musical theatre performer in shows (West End/UK Tours), production cast on cruise ships, production cast for hotels, freelance singer/dancer/actor, choreographer, director, performer for special events, and musical theatre teacher for communities.