Throughout your time with us we place great emphasis upon preparing you for a wide range
of diverse careers in professional practice. You will leave with a great CV, and the connections,
contacts, and skills you’ll need as an industry professional.
CPP graduates are working as solo artists in the live arts sector, directors and performers in
devised, community, or educational theatre, and as freelance drama workers. A significant number of
graduates have successfully set up their own companies. With further study graduates have also
become drama teachers and drama specialists.
Almost all of our CPP students are in employment or further training within six months of
graduation. This is largely because learning such key transferable skills such as marketing,
administration, and production, gives the confidence to be entrepreneurial and make your own
opportunities. You’ll emerge as a highly employable individual with the ability to create your own
work. The breadth of the skills base which you will develop on the BA CPP programme ensures that
leaving the degree programme will be a smooth step into the professional world.
Alumni from the programme include
, Becki Gerrard,
, and Johnny McKnight, all of whom produce performance work internationally, and frequently
teach or give workshops on the course. You will find that CPP alumni are a close group who support,
encourage, and inspire each other, and your contact with fellow practitioners continues when you