The Bristol Institute
of Performing Arts

Welcome to BIPA. We are more than just professional
training. We are preparation for life both on and off stage.
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Pathways to the Profession

Five innovative pathways to launch your career into the performance and creative industries.
College levelUniversity level

Immersion Beyond Compare

With two professional theatres and over twenty productions a year produced in house, you'll be immersed into an industry environment.
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The Olympus &
Studio Theatres

With two professional theatres and over twenty productions a year produced in house, you'll be immersed into an industry environment.
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93.94%
Student Satisfaction

The Bristol Institute of Performing Arts is proud to be part of South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College and to have contributed to the overall Higher Education student satisfaction result in the 2019 National Student Survey.
Courses

Put your talents in the spotlight and prepare for a career in the entertainment industry

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Theatres

With over thirty productions a year across our three venues you wouldn't want to miss out

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Open Events

Take a look backstage and discover our facilities whilst meeting our current students

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