BA (Hons) Acting Have the freedom and creativity to express yourself and become the future of theatre Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

BA (Hons) Acting Have the freedom and creativity to express yourself and become the future of theatre Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

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Perfect your performance skills

This BA (Hons) Acting degree is a practical and performance-based course. You will train to be a versatile, proactive and flexible performer as you explore topics including acting, screen acting, scene study, voice, singing, movement, stage combat, creative writing, technical production and stage management, solo performance and classical theatre.

You will develop your acting and creative skills with performances and creative projects. 50% of the course syllabus involves acting skills training that leads to professionally directed productions. You will work with established text and develop understanding of key acting styles and contexts.

Alongside your performance skills you will develop your knowledge of narrative, physical theatre, verbatim theatre and cultural identity, clowning, Shakespeare and children’s theatre, and have opportunities to study motion capture, voice work and showcasing. Academically you will discover critical and cultural studies and investigate topics including modernism, romaniticism and post modernism.

You will become a member of a shared creative community where cultural identity, experimentation and research are central to making live and recorded theatre. This course focuses on critical thinking as and professional development well as performance craft and technique. You will be able to take part in casting opportunities, auditions, and talks with industry professionals.

Across all three years, you are engaged in a developed vocational programme, designed to develop significant skills, ideas and experiences relevant to creative performance careers.

You will work to produce and perform in original work and develop highly relevant professional contacts that prepare you for the demanding, diverse and flexible careers in the professional theatre. This course runs in parallel to BA (Hons) Theatre, so you will work with and perform with other students throughout your degree.

All of of staff are specialists in their areas of teaching and still active members of the acting industry.

On this course you will:

  • Perform and produce original work throughout your studies.
  • Join the acting community and work alongside BA (Hons) Theatre students.
  • Develop your acting skills and academic understanding.
  • Explore acting, screen acting, scene study, voice, singing, movement, stage combat, creative writing, technical production and sate management, solo performance and classical theatre.
  • Explore narrative, physical theatre, verbatim theatre and cultural identity, clowning, Shakespeare and children’s theatre.
  • Access placement opportunities including roles at The Chichester Festival Theatre, Forest Fringe, Edinburgh Festival and more.
  • Be able to study motion capture, voice work and showcasing.
  • Investigate modernism, romaniticism and post modernism.
  • Learn from and network with industry professionals.

Theo Moore

Acting student
“What I love about the acting course at Chichester are the opportunities to not only massively develop your acting skills from some amazing professional teachers, but also to create and devise work that is personal to you. Being surrounded by so many hard working and committed teachers and students enables to feel confident about entering the professional acting world.”

Teaching and Assessment

How you will learn

You will complete classes in skills, creative projects and theoretical study. You will cover:

  • Skills: including movement, dance, voice, scene study, creative writing, technical production and stage management, solo performance, classical theatre
  • Focused creative projects: where you will explore narrative, physical theatre, text and cultural identity; clowning, multi-media, the body, community theatre
  • Production: including major staff-led performance events (four performances over the last two years)
  • Critical and cultural studies: such as applied theory, modernism, romanticism and post modernism
  • Professional development: business management and showcasing.

In the first year you can expect to attend six hours per week of taught skills classes, at least four hours of rehearsals for third-year directing exercises, six hours of project classes, at least six hours of group rehearsal and two hours of lectures and seminars. You should also expect at least six hours of timetabled personal study and preparation. This amounts to 30 hours per week during term time.

Skills development sessions are taught by a range of dedicated specialists in small-classes of about fifteen, whereas some modules are taught in lecturers and small seminar groups. You will also complete practical training. During your degree you will be involved in at least twelve examined performances, including three major productions, over the three years.

You will be assessed through a range of assignments including practical and performance contexts. These assessments will include group and individual performances, directing exercises, presentations, creative installations and essays. There are no formal exams.

The Course

What you will study

You will study a range of core and optional modules on the course. You will study four different types of module.

This list is indicative and subject to change.

Year One

In first year you will take part in a rigorous programme of skills and technique classes, classes in movement, dance and voice, and textual and contextual acting workshops.

The modules you will study are:

  • Acting
  • Voice
  • Movement
  • Physical theatre
  • Narrative
  • Verbatim theatre
  • Cultural identity
  • Theory-lire
  • Modernism

Year Two

In your second year you will continue on a rigorous skills programme and focus on two major performance projects. The first project involves writing and developing text for performance while the second involves classical performance for a contemporary audience. You can select options in complimentary practices: clowning, script writing, body-based performance, site-based performance and theatre-in-education. Critical and cultural studies continue in romanticism and post-modernism.

The modules you will study are:

  • Screen acting
  • Singing
  • Stage combat
  • Shakespeare
  • Script writing and character
  • Production (devised)
  • Site-specific theatre
  • Clown, comedy and mask
  • Children’s and young people’s theatre
  • The body and performance
  • Classical theatre production

Year Three

This year includes further skills development and concludes with processes of documentation and representation to prepare you for the professional world. You will take part in a range of exciting performance events: a solo performance; a small-cast devised play and a major external performance of text. You will engage in a programme of professional development, which runs alongside a structured showcase of your work and allows your final studies to merge into a professional career.

The modules you will study are:

  • Production (new play)
  • Production (devised)
  • Filming of acting showreels
  • Solo performance
  • Personal study
  • Professional development


Alice Morris

Theatre student
“What separates the Theatre degree at Chichester from other courses is how practical and ‘hands on’ it is. I’m always working on creative projects and developing skills. I’m taught by people who already work in the industry and that helps me think professionally about my work and my future.”


Use industry standard spaces and equipment

The Showroom

The ShowRoom is recognised nationally for presenting some of the most exciting companies touring on the UK circuit, and the programme is shaped to support the learning of students.

We often run workshops and post-show discussion for Theatre students with visiting artists. We believe that one of the best ways to learn about professional theatre is by watching a training with arts industry professionals. This is at the heart of the ShowRoom’s ambition.

The ShowRoom is highly adaptable, with retractable seating, making it an excellent teaching and workshop space in addition to its role as a venue. It is run by our Theatre Manager and Department Technician, who work closely with our students, helping them to realise creative and adventurous ideas in a professional working space.

Other facilities include:

  • Studio spaces exclusive to the department
  • Rehearsal Rooms
  • Recording studio
  • Editing facilities
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • In-house lighting and sound technicians to assist student projects


Find out more on the ShowRoom website.

Work Placements

Gain experience in industry

This BA (Hons) Acting course has a strong vocational focus and supports you to find work in professional contexts. You will benefit from the Theatre Department’s excellent links with the professional theatre industry and have opportunities to work closely with a range of artists, theatre companies, producers and festival programmers.

Past students have had opportunities for placements with:

  • The Chichester Festival Theatre
  • Total Theatre Awards, Edinburgh Festival
  • Forest Fringe, Edinburgh
  • The Marlborough, Brighton
  • The Paper Birds Theatre Company, Leeds
  • Arts Admin, London
  • Bootworks Theatre
  • The Basement, Brighton
  • Battersea Arts Centre, London
  • Search Party
  • Brian Lobel
  • Schools and outreach environments

Martha King

Theatre and Dance Officer, ICIA Bath
“Chichester University Theatre course stands out as one of the most outward looking and industry focused BA courses in the UK. There is a genuine commitment from all the staff to ensure that students are given the best possible skills to forge successful careers in the arts.”


Where you could go after your studies

This BA (Hons) Acting degree will prepare you for a range of careers after you graduate.

Further Study

You could choose to continue your studies at postgraduate level.

Study options at the University of Chichester include:

  • MA Theatre
  • PGCE
  • PhD/MPhil

University of Chichester alumni receive a discount on postgraduate fees.

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