Performing Arts

Through dance, theatre and music we examine the philosophy that an idea or emotion expressed through performance holds a unique power for both audience and performer.

Our drama and dance programmes are ranked top two in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2017 and top ten in the Complete University Guide 2017.

Our Performing Arts courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Why study performing arts at surrey?

My Surrey Experience - Roshan Conn, BA Performance Technologies and Production

"The course is just great practice for the real world. Having the name Guildford School of Acting attached to you really benefits you when you are going for jobs."

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Firm foundation for performance philosophy

The Centre for Performance Philosophy opens at the University of Surrey in September 2016.

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My Surrey experience - Amy Sharkey, BA (Hons) Dance and Culture

"I have definitely changed since starting at Surrey as I have matured both academically and personally. I have gained confidence in areas of my life that I never expected to before but more so I have had an incredible experience and met people who will be part of my life for a long time."

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Professional Production Skills is just great practice for the real world. Having the name Guildford School of Acting attached to you really benefits you when you are going for jobs.

Rochan Conn, BA (Hons) Professional Production Skills

 

your future in performing arts at surrey

My Surrey Experience - Andy Plom, Theatre and Performance

"I have had some incredible opportunities at the University of Surrey which have opened my eyes."

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Our Performing Arts degrees are accredited by Drama UK and Trinity College London Diploma in Professional Acting.

Why Surrey?

Surrey named University of the Year

We’re proud to be University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

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2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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