The course team works closely with their industry partners to ensure professional standards are aimed for and real industry feedback is obtained. The team work directly with the industry to make sure students get the most relevant and up-to-date training for the contemporary performing arts. Our staff offer a broad range of international and national industry experience to ensure that you benefit from professional expertise.
The team currently work closely with The Point Theatre, Eastleigh; The Nuffield Theatre and the Nuffield Lab in Southampton; and the Solomon Theatre, Hampshire.
Past students on performance degrees at Solent have benefitted from talks by industry speaks, such as Charlotte Bence, British Actors Equity; Hannah Bevan and Anthony Lau, Nuffield Theatre Laboratory (talk and auditions); Dirk Robertson, self-employed international actor; Tom Bell, Bectu; Sarah-Jane Buckley, self-employed actress; Stephan Perdekamp and Sarah Victoria, PEM; Chris Duncan, Nuffield Laboratory; Abigail Anderson, independent director; Forest Paget, Solomon Theatre (auditions); Louise Cooke and Martin Hancock, Casting Networks; Jeremy Fisher, international singing coach; and Owen Calvert-Lyons, The Point Theatre, Eastleigh.