Acting and Performance

New College Lanarkshire


Coatbridge Campus


This course is highly practical, with industry based expert teaching staff providing you with the necessary training to develop the skills and versatility needed to meet the vocal, physical and artistic demands placed upon a modern working performer.

It focuses primarily on the practical and theoretical skills of a modern performer through classes and workshops, which include acting, voice, movement, devising theatre, acting for camera, text and performance and methods and practitioners. Students will be given the chance to take part in industry-led workshops and classes, as part of their training, to gain knowledge and experience of current trends in the profession. All the lecturers on the acting courses are highly trained, with years of industry experience. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in public theatre performances.

Entry Requirements

Higher English and/or Higher Drama recommended but not essential. Entry is by audition only. Previous experience is preferred but not essential.

Progression Routes

HND Acting and Performance.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level