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We're so pleased that you are interested in applying for a course at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

All applications for degree courses at BOVTS are made directly to the School. Please note that the School no longer uses the UCAS system. Applications for 2023 entry will be open from September 2022. You should submit your application before 28 February 2023. If you apply after 28 February, we can’t guarantee there will still be places on your course.


To apply for BA (Hons) Production Arts; FdA Costume for Theatre, TV and Film; FdA Production Arts (Stage); MA Drama Writing; MA Drama Directing; MA Performance Design; MFA Professional Voice Studies please click here. To apply for BA (Hons) Professional Acting; MA Screen Acting; MFA Professional Acting please click here.

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