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Although your main interest may be in how to make the best use of your degree subject, there are many issues which are common to all undergraduates and postgraduates planning their careers. Some of these are covered in our Choosing a Career pages which will also help you to assess your strengths, weaknesses, interests, abilities and skills in order to relate career options to what you want from your career.

Skills Gained in Drama and Thea

A degree in Theatre and Drama provides graduates with a wide range of transferable skills, which are important in many career fields. 

  • Creative thinking
  • Critical evaluation
  • Literacy
  • Negotiating
  • Organising
  • Planning
  • Presentation
  • Research
  • Teamwork 

To the many employers who recruit graduates in any discipline, these skills will be more important than the actual subject of your degree.

Careers Related to Drama Theater

  • Actor/actress
  • Stage manager
  • Arts administrator
  • Drama teacher
  • Dramatherapist
  • Television production assistant
  • Radio presenter
  • Theatre directorwww.prospects.ac.uk/theatre_director.htm

Jobs That Leverage Drama Training

  • Youth & community worker
  • Personnel manager
  • Social worker
  • Journalist
  • Marketing manager
  • Charities administrator

you to explore aspects of Drama and Theatre in greater depth or to study a new subject.  You should consider why you want to do postgraduate work, whether it will affect your career prospects and whether you are likely to get funding. There is no equivalent of UCAS for postgraduate study, so investigate courses early, starting with thePostgraduate Study section of this website and the Prospects website. If you are already a student on a taught Masters degree, you may wish to continue your studies by research, in the UK (at Kent or elsewhere) or overseas. Again, early planning is important. You should seek advice from your supervisor as to the possible options.

Long Term Career Options for Theatre and Drama Students

  • Actor/Teacher - Crucible Theatre
  • Director of PR/Marketing - Equestrian Charity
  • News Reporter - The Stage & Television Today
  • Administrator - University Theatre
  • Box Office Manager - English National Opera
  • Editor - Trade Union
  • Lecturer - South Kent College of FE
  • Reception Administrator - Advertising Production Co
  • Literary Agent – Sheill and Associates
  • Lecturer - University
  • Administrator/General Manager - Dance Company
  • Director - Theatre
  • Actress/Lecturer - Freelance
  • Actress/Special Needs Worker - Freelance


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