Northbrook is one of the leading centres for theatre education in southern England with over 350 full time students. Courses range across the spectrum of theatre disciplines and facilities are among the best in the country.


Production and performance courses are designed to work in partnership at all levels, reflecting a model identical to the workplace. This is supported by the excellence of the facilities and the high level of professional input to the programmes.


Courses offer work experience as an integral part of their programme of study.


“Employers are impressed that the curricula  produce students of high calibre entering industry……this is a strength of the provision” - QAA Inspection Report

2-year courses with optional 3rd year

- FdA is awarded after 2 years, following which a 3rd year is optional.
- BA (Hons) is awarded after the optional 3rd year 'top-up' course.


FdA in Theatre Arts (Stage & Production Management)


FdA in Theatre Arts (Lighting & Sound Design)


BA (Hons) Theatre Arts

(3rd year top-up following FdA courses above)


Staff Profile


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Andrew Nisbet



"The courses remain inspiring..."


"...significant industry relevance..."


"...exceptionally high production values..."


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