Studying drama helps you develop as an individual, with a group and also creatively.
You will explore and apply your knowledge of the process of creating and developing drama and theatre and also learn performance skills.
Whether you prefer performing or being back stage drama can develop your confidence, communication and teamwork skills and if you are involved in planning or organising a performance then these skills can be useful in many jobs.
The skills you gain from doing drama can lead to careers such as performing arts, media, business, law, advertising, sales, hospitality and tourism.
Selection of jobs using the subject Drama
- Arts administrator
- Community arts worker
- Digital marketer
- Events manager
- Image consultant
- Lighting technician
- Live sound engineer
- Media researcher
- Pop musician
- Set designer
- Singing teacher
- Social media manager
- Tour manager
- TV or film camera operator
- TV or film producer
- TV or film sound technician
- TV presenter
Explore more jobs related to drama
Check out more than 800 other job profiles, the above list is just a selection of jobs where an interest in drama could take you, there will be loads more!
Examples of apprenticeships that relate to drama:
- Live event technician- Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:30 months
- Creative Venue Technician - Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:24 months
- Live event rigger - Level: 3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length 36 months
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Watch a short film on Drama and Music apprenticeships here.
Examples of vocational course at college
- Performing and Production Arts - Level 1, 2 and 3 at Bath College
- Performing Arts Practice Extended Diploma Level 3 at Bridgewater and Taunton College
- Performing Arts and Production level 3 at Exeter College
Examples of degree courses that relate to drama:
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