Creative and Technical Open Day Gain an insight into our degree courses

Creative and Technical Open Day

Saturday 16 October, 10:00 - 16:30 (BST)

Our autumn open day is designed for students interested in pursuing one of our creative or technical undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses. It’s the perfect opportunity to find out more about training at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. 

Please note that this event focuses on our courses training students for off-stage or off-camera careers. Students interested in Professional Acting courses are invited to join our mailing list to keep up-to-date about future opportunities.

Two students sitting on the grass in Queen's Square

Undergraduate Students

BA (Hons) and FdA Production Arts

FdA (and BA Hons Top-up) Costume for Theatre, TV and Film

You will have the opportunity to:

• Attend welcome talks and meet our Principal and Artistic Director

• Speak to current staff and students

• Explore our main teaching site, Downside Road

Costume: there will be a drop in session to speak to our course tutors and view our costume facilities

Production Arts: you will have guided tours of the facilities alongside a chance to speak to course tutors

• Attend a fair to speak to admissions, funding and student support staff

In addition, students interested in studying Production Arts are invited to view our film and recorded media centre, Christchurch Studios, via a guided tour. Please note, this is approximately a 20 minute walk away.

Book your place

Photograph of Production Arts student stage managing a production at Bristol Old Vic

Postgraduate Students

MA Drama Directing, MA Drama Writing, MA Performance Design and MFA Professional Voice Studies

You will have the opportunity to:

• Discuss the programme with the course leader

•  Meet our Principal and Artistic Director

•  Explore our main teaching site, Downside Road

• Attend a fair to speak to admissions, funding and student support staff

Book your place

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