Our courses enable students to develop their performance strengths and critical outlook within the context of a professional and practice focused environment. Whether by learning through collaborations with theatre and dance companies like Frantic Assembly, by gaining practice skills with our Student Theatre Company, or by using our Edric Theatre and studios spaces, our teaching staff are dedicated to providing you with the experience and knowledge you need to pursue a career in the world of performance.
of our drama students were in employment or full time study six months after graduating.
in London for Student Satisfaction in Drama, Dance and Cinematics (Complete University Guide 2018).
We currently work with over 50 local, national and international arts and creative industries partners.
Visit us on our Open Days and discuss your study options with our academics, talk to current students about their experience of LSBU, take a tour of our vibrant central London campus and experience our industry-standard facilities and student residences.
The Edric Theatre
The Edric Theatre is a dedicated performance space with a reconfigurable 90-seat auditorium, seven studio theatres, rehearsal spaces and backstage facilities.
From finance to theatre: Dima came to London to follow his passion and with the benefit of LSBU's professional facilities he is now a successful actor.
Since graduating, Anna has formed her own theatre company and staged her first production.
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26 November 2018Social Justice: An Evening with Gary Younge and Alex Vitale
14 December 2018Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Aled Pedrick
15 December 2018Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Aled Pedrick