What can you do with an 'Acting for the 21st Century' degree?

The industry has changed and continues to do so. It is no longer simply a case of just training to be an actor and then waiting for your agent to give you a call.

In today’s contemporary theatre, film and television industries,
an actor needs to be skilled, adaptable, entrepreneurial and passionate. Creative work prospects are out there – you just need to learn how to find them. You’ll also need to learn how to take opportunities, as well as how to make them for yourself.

ICTheatre offers a degree with a difference: Acting for the 21st Century. Our rigorous training will equip you – both technically and creatively – to succeed as an actor, as well as introduce you to a range of areas that you may never have explored before.

A degree of this kind can lead to a variety of career destinations including:


  • Professional Actor


  • Writer


  • Director


  • Videogame Performer


  • Deviser


  • Theatre Maker


  • Dramaturg


  • Researcher


  • Arts Administrator


  • Dramatherapist


  • Events Manager


  • Puppeteer


  • Comedian


  • Presenter


  • Stage Manager


  • Teacher


  • Agent


  • Casting Director


  • Voice-Over Artist


  • Producer


  • Acting Coach


  • Role Player



We want you to shape your own creative identity, explore what you can offer as an artist, discover new passions and develop your existing skills through:


  • Rigorous training from experienced practitioners working in both film and theatre


  • A choice of options running alongside your core training


  • Thorough preparation for the industry including marketing, self-taping, audition technique and presentation


  • Regular sessions in mindfulness and mental resilience


  • A chance to hone your own creative identity in the third year and deepen your skills in areas where you have thrived


  • Brighton, Manchester