We are pleased that you have chosen to put yourself forward as a potential candidate for our foundation programmes. This interview page applies to the following three courses:

  • BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen with Foundation Year
  • BA (Hons) Dance: Urban Practice with Foundation year
  • BA (Hons) Drama Applied Theatre & Performance with Foundation year
  • BA (Hons) Performing Arts with Foundation Year

How will the audition/interview take place?

  • Auditions will be held via Microsoft Teams.
  • Please download the Microsoft Teams App & we will send you a link. You will receive this approximately 2 working days before.
  • Please ensure that you accept this invitation to confirm your attendance.
  • If you are unable to attend, please inform the Course Tutor who invited you in the first instance.

What do I need for the interview?

  • You will need to have a camera & microphone for the interview. If your laptop or computer does not have this, you can use your smartphone or tablet as an alternative.
  • You will also need to have completed and submitted the pre-interview form to the Applicant Portal before the audition/interview, which will be discussed during the interview.

What will happen on the day?

  • 5-10 minutes before the start of your interview, please click on the link in the email invitation to join the meeting, to ensure you can test the microphone and camera on your chosen device. If there are any issues you then have enough time to try a different device if needed.
  • You will need to follow the on-screen prompts which will take you to the waiting lobby where the interviewer will invite you to the virtual interview room
  • The prompts may include asking if you wish to join via Microsoft Teams or through your web browser (You may need to try both if one does not work).

What will the interviewers be looking for?

We will be looking for:

  • Applicants who have an open mind and are curious to learn, study and explore all styles of creative arts (before specialising on the course, in the units which lend themselves to either Acting, Dance: Urban Practice, Drama Applied Theatre & Performance or Performing Arts.
  • Applicants who are able to follow instructions and respond to advice and feedback offered.
  • A professional approach.

How will I be notified of the outcome?

We will notify you of the outcome of your interview through your UCAS Track or we will send you an email with our decision. If you are offered a place, you will be required to accept/decline your place as per UCAS deadlines/the deadline in your email.

We look forward to meeting you!