The Performing and Production Arts (Acting) programme is for students who wish to study in a lively and challenging environment. As Acting students, you will have the opportunity to explore, develop and test your creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating, demanding and provides a supportive transition into higher level study or employment in the performing arts industry. There will be a wide range of opportunities for you to perform in our mechanics theatre at our Wakefield site, alongside chances to attend professional performances in both regional and national venues. You will be taught by industry experienced tutors alongside visiting professionals working within the industry.
Future Career and Earning Potentials:
- Actor/Entertainer - Variable
- Studio Sound Engineer £15K-£40K
- Stage Manager £18K-£45K
(Source: National Careers Service)
This course is a practical, work-related course with academic and theoretical exploration throughout. You will develop through completing assignments and projects based on the realistic industrial activities and demands of acting. You’ll have the opportunity to show your work in a number of public performances and will also get the chance to perform in the performing arts festival at Selby College.
Please note: courses are subject to a sufficient class size.