Bristol Old Vic Theatre School One of the most successful drama schools in the UK

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Open day 2021

Booking for our creative and technical courses open day on Saturday 16 October is now open.

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Clearing 2021

Covering stage management, lighting and electrics, sound and scenic crafts, our Production Arts degree courses equip you with the skills to work professionally in the stage and screen production industries. We’re still able to accept applications for 2021 entry.

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Why Bristol?

Bristol is easy to reach by train from all cities in the UK and by road, being serviced by both the M4 and M5 motorways. It also has an international airport.

The main Bristol Old Vic Theatre School premises at 1-3 Downside Road are accessible to wheelchair users and we have considerable experience of working with and adapting our programmes to students with a wide range of impairments and we welcome applications from disabled students.

Students relaxing outside of the School
The School is in a beautiful part of Bristol, overlooking a huge park called the Downs. We sometimes take advantage of our close proximity to the Downs during the summer term, practising fight and dance routines, or voice or singing classes! Dan Hall, BA Professional Acting student