Drama and performing arts facilities

Ready for your curtain? The facilities and equipment in our workshops and studios will help you get your creative career off to a flying start whether you're most at home on stage, creating the scene or directing the show.

Drama and Acting facilities

Immerse yourself in our Drama facilities by viewing our 360° images below. Move between different rooms and spaces by using the arrows or menu bar on the top left, and use the controls or your cursor to explore the images. You can also expand to full screen using the icon on the bottom left of the images.

What's waiting for you?

The backdrop to a drama starring you

Split your time between inspiring spaces at Bower Ashton, the historic Bristol Harbourside, making the most of drama facilities including:

  • Studio and teaching spaces above the Arnolfini Galleries
  • Dedicated studio and working theatre at Bower Ashton
  • The 200 seat Arnolfini theatre.

You'll find the tools, space and support you need to develop industry-standard skills as devisers, directors, performers, technicians and writers. In addition to coursework, we create shows for the public in these dedicated spaces, including:

  • Student company pieces
  • Annual New Performance Festival
  • The End of Year Degree Show.

Collaboration with other creatives

Expand your creative practice and discover new passions making the most of collaborative facilities including:

  • The Centre for Music
  • Video editing suites
  • Computer labs
  • The arts library at Bower Ashton.

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