BA (Hons) Acting at Drama St Marys offers a vocational Actor Training for the 21st Century.
Why study Acting?
The course aims to develop you practically and holistically, whilst also allowing you to investigate the context in which acting takes place.
The degree offers 30 contact hours a week for 30 weeks of the year and is taught by a range of industry professionals who bring their experience and knowledge into our studios.
Regular Voice and Movement classes develop the core skills an actor needs. Acting classes hone your imagination, technique and specificity for stage and screen. Performance classes prepare you to be playful, spontaneous and collaborative. Contextual Studies investigates where your work fits into the wider world, both past and present.
The first year of the course provides a firm base for your training. In the second year, you further develop your craft through in-house productions and workshops. The final year sees you begin your career, with public productions, links to industry professionals and a graduate portfolio.
BA Acting is a rigorous full-time training that gives you the best tools for your life-long career in the industry.
Why St Mary's?
Drama St Mary’s is The University Drama School. We provide the best of Drama School practical training in a university setting.
Training in a university context means that Acting students at St Mary's enjoy greater institutional support, campus services and accommodation as well as being part of a wider community of students and societies.
Situated on our campus in Greater London, our intense training programmes develop the skills and talents of a new generation of performers and theatre-makers.
- Drama St Mary’s offers Pre-UCAS interviews and auditions that give you feedback before you apply through UCAS
- 30 contact hours a week for 30 weeks of the year, taught by in-dustry professionals
- Opportunity for Central London Showcases
- Rigorous vocational training
- Links to the industry and development of graduate portfolio material
- Drama School Training in a university Context - offering personal support and tutorial supervision