Theatre and Performance News

18 November 2022

Career Opportunities with a Master’s in Performing Arts

Performing arts are live demonstrations of creative activities such as dance, music and theatre. Society relies on performance art for different purposes, including entertainment, education and raising awarenes...

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03 August 2022

Bolton School of the Arts: Letting your Creativity Flourish

Are you interested in a career as an artist, designer, animator, choreographer, or illustrator? A degree in creative arts can make this happen. If you consider yourself creative and aspire to a career you would love, this could be a grea...

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21 June 2022

Latest Developments in Theatre for 2023

The world of theatre is always changing and evolving. As the curtains are closing on 2022, there are a few key developments that we can expect to see more of in the world of theatre. Here are three of the most ...

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28 March 2022

10 Reasons to Stay on and Do a Master’s Degree in Art

If you’re a third-year art student thinking about what to do next after you graduate, there are a number of art and design postgraduate courses to consider.Staying on at university has a multitude of benefits, and at the Univers...

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16 September 2021

What a career in Performing Arts and Theatre looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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13 September 2021

Combining academic study with professional theatre practice

The saying goes ‘practice makes perfect’, but one of the most significant issues when studying is getting enough practise to make you industry-ready upon graduation. At the University of Bolton, our theatre courses combine academic s...

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13 September 2021

The Octagon Theatre Bolton

Students who study performing arts and theatre at the University of Bolton have access to their specialist stage facility, but also, to the Octagon Theatre Bolton, one of the country’s leading theatres.In the heart of Bolton, th...

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10 September 2021

Graduate Success - Anthony Gough

Since graduating with first class honours from the BA (Hons) Performing Arts programme in 2015, performing arts graduate Anthony Gough, has been on a journey that has led to him setting up his own company for a career in arts.Enga...

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10 September 2021

The exciting careers you can have on stage

Studying for a theatre career in the performing arts is a great way to land yourself in a role you love. A passion for the performance tends to develop throughout compulsory education or after school clubs, when you graduate from your de...

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05 August 2021

You Can Still Apply for Performing Arts and Theatre Courses

Fulfil your dream of working in the arts world and reach your potential at the University of Bolton, where students come first, and where you’ll have a positive and friendly learning environment to support you through your studies. The...

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05 May 2021

Performing Arts and Mental Health in Teenagers Why Teach

Provide a form of releaseThe arts is excellent for channelling inner thoughts, frustrations and feelings, which can improve mental health in teenagers. For young people undergoing exam stress or...

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09 February 2021

Keeping your Skills Sharp – Online Performance Tips

Keeping your Skills Sharp - Online Peformance TipsThis pandemic has brought a significant amount of disruption to both live theatre and music performances – with virtually all shows being cancelled for the fores...

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04 May 2020

How Shakespeare is still shaping theatre today

William Shakespeare is still famous hundreds of years after producing his work. From his playwrights and theatre productions to his influence on language and literature. It wouldn't be going too far to say that Shakespeare has profoundly...

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14 June 2019

Theatre and Performance Showcase 2019

On Tuesday 11th June 2019, Theatre and Performance final year students took to the stage at The Lowry Theatre to share their final performances.The night was an eclectic mix of new writing, solo performances and contemporary adapt...

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