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Whatever your dream role – from actor, dancer and singer to choreographer, director and teacher – you’ll develop your talents here at Edge Hill. You’ll learn creative thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills that are valuable in any sector. And with intellectually challenging topics, specialist modules and work experience options, you’ll be ready to grasp the opportunities that await you.

On this page you’ll find 360 tours of our facilities, videos and features to give you an insight into what it’s like to study Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre at Edge Hill.


Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre students at Edge Hill University enjoy industry-standard teaching and learning facilities in the £7million Arts Centre which is also home to the Rose and Studio Theatres.

The Department of English and Creative Arts’ outstanding resources ensure you gain practical experience to a professional standard. Contemporary performance environments include dance studios, black box drama studios, rehearsal rooms, a theatre construction workshop, costume construction workshop, scene dock, theatre design studios, digital sound studio, digital design suite, music technology room, music practice studios, a recital room and an outdoor amphitheatre. The Studio Theatre also functions as a fully equipped aerial performance space.

The Arts Centre hosts a diverse range of high-quality productions and performers, including comedy, dance, drama and music, designed to supplement dance, drama and musical theatre programmes, and entertain both students and the local community.

The Rose Theatre and Studio Theatre 360 image tour

Videos and vlogs

An Edge Hill University student talks about their experience of studying a Dance degree.
An Edge Hill University student talks about their experience of studying a Drama degree.
For Dance student Jess, access to high quality course facilities was integral to her course. She wasn’t disappointed.
Dance student Jess is part of the 3rd Edge dance group, performing at events around the country and getting industry insights from visiting professionals.

What our students think

Professional Image of Coral Pashler

It has been incredible to be able to bring my two passions together.

Coral Pashler

BA (Hons) Dance and Drama

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Evie Askew professional photo

The course allows me to develop my skills in facilities of a high-standard.

Evie Askew

BA (Hons) Musical Theatre

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The collective offer of modules, tutors, facilities and undergraduate dance companies has made this course an amazing experience. It’s given me the opportunity to experiment in different areas of dance and to develop the skills and contacts I need for a professional career.

Joshua Toft-Wild

BA (Hons) Dance

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Drama student Kate-Elizabeth

I’ve performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and at a conference in New York. Being part of Mrs Pankhurst’s Players, a feminist theatre collective made up of staff and students, has been an amazing experience.

Kate-Elizabeth Carey

BA (Hons) Drama

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Maria Mortimer posing in sportswear

I was a member of Edge Hill’s Undergraduate Dance Company. I’ve worked with international choreographers and music professionals, performed at festivals and events across the country, and appeared in a couple of music videos.

Maria Mortimer

BA (Hons) Dance

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