The benefits of getting a performing arts degree

If you’re looking to begin a career in the performing arts, completing a degree may be your path to success. The Australian Performing Arts Conservatory is an accomplished performing arts educator, offering degrees in acting, screen production and song performance.

Not sure if a performing arts degree is the right choice for you? Here are the benefits.

Diverse Career Options

When someone says “performing arts jobs” what comes to mind? Your first thought may be an actor, singer or dancer, however, there are many other acting, singing and film production jobs available to graduates. From screenwriting to presenting to directing, the career options are endless.

Performance Opportunities 

If you want to make it big in the performing arts world, you are going to need some experience. Completing a degree in performing arts provides students with opportunities to put their skills into practice and gain valuable performance experience. For example, students in APAC’s song performance degree have the opportunity to perform in their own music video, while film students learn how to direct alongside acting students.

Comprehensive Training

A good performing arts program will provide students with comprehensive training across a variety of disciplines. Here at APAC, we do just that. Students will come out of our degrees with an in-depth knowledge of stage and screen theories and performance styles, an ability to develop neoteric storytelling content and an understanding of how to market productions, plus so much more. Evidently, completing a degree in the performing arts will provide you with comprehensive training to set you apart from other aspiring performers.

Life Skills 

Completing a performing arts degree won’t only help you develop your performance skills but will also equip you with a number of transferable skills that can be used no matter where life takes you. Performing arts graduates have confidence, flexibility, creative and critical thinking abilities, global perspectives, great people skills and the ability to be an effective leader or entrepreneur. Basically, a performing arts degree can lay the foundation for any pursuit, not just performing.

FEE Help is Available

Maybe you’ve been considering a degree in the performing arts but are worried about the cost. Not to worry, all bachelor’s degrees at APAC are Fee Help Approved. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists eligible fee-paying domestic students enrolled at the Australian Performing Arts Conservatory to pay their tuition fees. FEE-HELP can cover all or part of a student’s tuition fees.  Over their lifetime, a student may borrow through FEE-HELP an amount up to the FEE-HELP limit to pay their tuition fees. To find out more, visit FEE-HELP.

There are so many benefits to completing a performing arts degree. Here at APAC, our bachelor’s degrees are designed to create success in a variety of performing arts careers. Whether you’re just starting out or wanting to take your career to the next level, it all begins with the right training.