Tag: drama and performance

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Top 5 things not to say to a Drama student

Over the years, I’ve heard no end of criticism and “jokes” which dismiss and demean the creative arts. It can be quite disheartening, but one thing I’ve learnt is to take everything with a pinch of salt – we know how hard we work, and that’s what matters!

Here are just a few things that I advise you never to say to a Drama student. Or if you are a Drama student, a few things that I’m sure you are tired of hearing:

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Can you imagine going to Uni and not having to do any exams? Years: 3. Exams: 0.

Exams are like Marmite: you either hate or love them. I hated them: Invigilators purposely stomped loudly to show their ‘authority’, there was always that kid breathing heavily next to me, and I was in constant fear my phone was going to go off even though I left it at home.

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What I’ll miss most about University of Worcester

That’s it,  my time as an undergraduate Drama and Performance student at the University of Worcester has come to an end, so  I’ve decided to write a post about what I’ll miss most about my time as a university student. I’ve had such a good time at university, and much of it was because of the following factors:

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Thanks to the University, I’m now a paid touring actor!

I’m very proud to say that during my time at Worcester I have done a lot as a Drama student and as an Ambassador. I co-run weekly drama workshops at The Hive, I assist in drama open events, I’ve assisted with youth theatre and the National Theatre Connections project and I’m also employed as an actor!