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American Theatre Arts, B.A.

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  • 36 months
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Overview

Our intensive practical programme has evolved over the last ten years in direct response to those students who recognise the increasing importance of international study as an integral part of their drama school experience.

The ATA might appeal to you because we provide an opportunity to study acting both here in the UK and in the United States. But we also challenge conventional notions of actor-training to equip you with an understanding of the traditions and innovations of a whole-range of American theatre practice.

You will then be able to bring that understanding to your performance work in Europe and beyond. This is a programme for those with a passion for exploring the trans-Atlantic, indeed global, interchange of theatre practice. We are looking for individuals with something to say, who are keen to collaborate and experiment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Understanding American plays in their historical context
  • Exploring Broadway musical theatre
  • Acting, voice, movement and theatre making classes
  • Studying national history and the development of America’s theatre
  • Classes in acting, musical theatre, improvisation, physical theatre, playwriting, directing and theatre making
  • Public productions

Lecturers

  • Steven Dykes, Programme Director
  • Tony James, Course DirectorProfessor
  • Kathy Dacre Rebecca Pollock, Lecturer

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Our standard entry requirement is 96 UCAS Tariff Points. However, we strongly believe that everyone should have an opportunity to consider higher education and therefore encourage applicants from diverse educational backgrounds. Qualification at 'A' level or equivalent is therefore only one of our measures we also attach great importance to the interview and audition process, which is why we invite all of our applicants to attend an audition.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17270 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sidcup

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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