We Explore Innovative Practices in the Creative Industries.

At Backstage Academy we engage with theoretical, applied, pedagogic and policy-based research and innovation. 

We work with industry and educational partners to explore innovative practices within the creative industries, alongside our world class live events campus and multidisciplinary community at Production Park.

Introducing XPLOR

XPLOR is the world's first research and innovation centre for entertainment technology and production. Supported by the European Regional Development Find (ERDF) and The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), XPLOR aims to be a world leading centre for industrial research supporting the live events industry and its supply chain.

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