Training Opportunity

BA (Hons) Contemporary Performance Practice: Experimental Arts and Performance

Experimental Arts and Performance is a course for exploring and creating new forms of performance and spaces for culture.

As a student on the Experimental Arts and Performance course, you will:

- Develop your creative work by exploring a wide range of experimental performance from across art forms and cultures
- Develop performance-making and critical skills to investigate, theorise and develop new theatre and performance
- Use performance to critically reflect on the world
- Develop knowledge and skills to change how culture is made, and who gets access to culture
- Develop producing and cultural leadership skills that foster social change and sustainability
- Undertake projects with national and international arts organisations and leading artists
- Explore the futures of performance in a range of cultures and communities
- Become part of an international community of artists, cultural leaders, facilitators and activists, through workshops with guest artists, talks, professional collaborations and our growing alumnae community

Experimental Arts and Performance is for everyone who wants to shape the future of performance.

This course is for creative people interested in making, developing and supporting innovative contemporary performance. The course brings together aspiring artists, producers, thinkers, activists and cultural leaders committed to exploring the futures, forms and politics of experimental performance.


Our standard academic entry requirements range between 120 and 96 UCAS tariff points. You can see how many tariff points your qualifications would gain on the UCAS Tariff Calculator.

Please note that we may make lower offers (including unconditional) to exceptional candidates and those who have alternative or prior experience to offer. All candidates are invited to interview, which is a key factor in determining who is accepted on to the course.

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