Performing arts degree courses and research

Plymouth really opened my eyes to different areas of dance and also different areas within the industry, many of which I never thought existed. It has given me my passion for inclusive dance and how to work with absolutely everyone within a dance setting.

Graduate Emma has gone from working as a marketing manager for Exim Dance to a dancer and practitioner, combining this alongside work as Head of Dance at Plymouth School of Creative Arts.


Undergraduate performing arts degrees

  • ? Discover a range of practices from theatre, dance and ritual to popular entertainment and community contexts
  • ? Explore and evaluate the relationship between performer and audience
  • ? Benefit from strong links with the Theatre Royal, Dance in Devon, The Barbican Theatre and Plymouth Dance

Purpose-built £7 million theatre on campus is the teaching home to Plymouth Conservatoire

The House is a state-of-the art, award-winning and fully-accessible facility with a 200-seater auditorium, a studio theatre and rehearsal spaces.

The House doors are open...

Performance. Experience. Presence (P.E.P) research group

Sharing interests in embodiment, experience, training and cultural representation, our research manifests through creating and analysing performance. We encompass researchers of theatre, dance, live art and interdisciplinary performance practices.

Our PEP Talks series of research seminars is scheduled throughout the academic year and research students organise their own conferences and events.

Learn more about the work carried out by PEP, our theatre, dance and performing arts research group