BA (Hons) Dance and Drama

As a dance and drama student at the University of Wolverhampton, you will develop your technical and performance skills, explore your creativity, and deepen you understanding of dance and drama in a wider cultural context.  We offer one of the most varied Joint Honours Dance and Drama degree courses in the UK and you will have unique opportunities to enrich and expand your experience in both these performing arts.


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Reasons to study with us:

  • You will study different genres in dance including contemporary, jazz, and ballet, and contemporary drama, theatre and performance
  • You will work on physical and vocal performance skills, designing, devising, directing, writing and teaching in the performing arts
  • Our staff are practitioners with international experience and research-active
  • Our Performance Hub offers outstanding facilities with Harlequin floors and lighting rigs in the studios, a fully equipped theatre, recording studios, and a superb library
  • We have excellent links with national and international dance and theatre organisations in nearby Birmingham and this will enhance your employability and experience in the current industry

You will have the following practical opportunities: performances in our theatres (Walsall and Wolverhampton), performing in local and national arts events, joining Le Loup Dance Company (our student company), front of house and backstage training, and participating in work placements of your choice.

National Student Survey 2018: We achieved an outstanding 100% for overall satisfaction for the course, and 100% for good teaching, 100% for academic support, and 100% for learning opportunities. These excellent results are well above the sector wide scores.