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

28 February, 2020

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 pathway 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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