Studying drama helps you develop as an individual, with a group and also creatively.
You will explore and apply your knowledge of the process of creating and developing drama and theatre and also learn performance skills.
Whether you prefer performing or being back stage drama can develop your confidence, communication and teamwork skills and if you are involved in planning or organising a performance then these skills can be useful in many jobs.
The skills you gain from doing drama can lead to careers such as performing arts, media, business, law, advertising, sales, hospitality and tourism.
Selection of jobs using the subject Drama
- Arts administrator
- Community arts worker
- Digital marketing officer
- Events manager
- Image consultant
- Lighting technician
- Live sound engineer
- Media researcher
- Pop musician
- Set designer
- Singing teacher
- Social media manager
- Tour manager
- TV or film camera operator
- TV or film producer
- TV or film sound technician
- TV presenter
Do a free, short, online course to find out more about drama (looks great on your CV too!)
Or view other free online courses related to arts
Examples of apprenticeships that relate to drama:
- Live event technician- Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:30 months
- Creative Venue Technician - Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:24 months
- Live event rigger - Level: 3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length 36 months
Click to find apprenticeship vacancies available now related to drama
Examples of vocational course at college
- Performing and Production Arts - level 2 at Bath College
- Events Production - level 3 at Bridgewater and Taunton College
- Performing Arts and Production level 3 at Exeter College
Examples of degree courses that relate to drama:
BBC Bitesize Career Videos
You can watch a great series of videos of young people who are working in jobs that use drama on the BBC Bitesize website.