Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
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We are a conservatoire of world-leading schools training artists and production professionals in the disciplines of dance, drama, circus arts and technical theatre
WE RECEIVE OVER 13,000 APPLICATIONS A YEAR FOR OUR HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMMES. WE AUDITION OR INTERVIEW EVERY ELIGIBLE APPLICANT
OUR HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMMES ARE VALIDATED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF KENT, KING’S COLLEGE LONDON, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND
Our student body is small with around:
of students new to higher education are from a state school background.
of home/EU students new to HE receive some form of financial support.
are from the lowest household income bracket.
Student population: UK-domiciled students
87% OF STUDENTS RATED THEMSELVES SATISFIED WITH THEIR EXPERIENCE IN THE 2017 NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY.
It costs at least
per year to train a Conservatoire student and students spend around
per week in training.
Across the schools, students participate in around 80 professional productions per year, with some productions touring across the UK and Europe.
ALUMNI WHO TRAINED AT CONSERVATOIRE SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR
ACADEMY AWARDS AND
NATIONAL DANCE AWARDS
Conservatoire school performances, exhibitions and events attract around
annually and children and adults participated in around
days of classes and courses
The Conservatoire’s income in 2016/17 was £20,271,000
Total Tuition Fees - 65%
Total Grant - 35%
Disbursed to schools - 92%
Student Support - 3%
Central support and shared projects - 5%