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

 

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