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Performing Arts Degrees

If you get an adrenalin buzz from being on stage performing and dream of singing, dancing and/or acting for a living, then a performing arts degree could be the perfect way to develop your skills and build your confidence. Many of these degrees are designed to help students become ‘triple threat’ performers – skillful in acting, singing and dancing.

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Key Skills

Performing arts key skills

The key skills gained from a performing arts degree include:

  • Self-confidence
  • Self-presentation
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-discipline
  • An open mind and the ability to move beyond restrictions and experiment with new ideas
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical, critical and research skills
  • Ability to respond effectively to feedback/direction
  • Resilience
  • Creativity