Master of Theatre
Dreaming for the big stage? This Masters will develop your skills and knowledge!

Master of Theatre

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Content of the programme

The Master of Theatre contains acting, the interpretation of literature, theatric history and the academic study of theatre. Thus, you combine your personal skills and talent with academia. Theoretical subjects may be Drama, play analysis, music therapy, performing arts and literature.

You will learn in detail about famous theatre writers and the different epochs which influence the plays. Pieces of Shakespeare will also be a part of your studies in subjects like modern theatres. However, you will compare modern and classic pieces and try to interpret them in your own way.

Many universities and colleges have also an emphasis on teaching you how to write a play and stage it professionally during your Masters study.

Entry requirements to your Master of Theatre

The two-year Theatre Masters programme requires for you to hold a Bachelors degree in acting, performing arts, theatre or literature studies. Most universities apply comprehensive application procedures that include interviews, auditions or entry examinations. Contact your university directly as the application deadlines end early in the year, too.

Hier steht Text

Study a Master of Theatre at one of these artistic colleges:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Media, Art and Performance Studies     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Contemporary Theatre, Dance and Dramaturgy     Utrecht University
  English, Drama & Film   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  Drama and Theatre Studies   comprehensive profile   University College Cork
  Theatre Practice   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  Drama & Performance Studies   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  Anglo-Irish Literature & Drama   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  Writing for Theatre   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  Puppetry and Digital Animation     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Theatre and Performance     Anglia Ruskin University
  Dramatherapy     University of Derby
  Shakespeare Studies     King's College London
  Performance Works     Leeds Beckett University
  Applied Theatre and Intervention     University of Leeds
  Drama     University of Worcester
  Film, Theatre and Television (Res)     University of Reading
  Theatre Practice     University of Exeter
  Drama by Research     University of Kent
  Performance     Bath Spa University
  Dramatherapy     University of Worcester
  Theatre and Performance (Res.)     Plymouth University
  Creative Futures: Applied Theatre     Staffordshire University
  Dramatherapy     Anglia Ruskin University
  Performance: Theatre or Theatre Collectives     University of Chichester
  Theatre - Performance Making (San Francisco)     University of Chichester
  Creative Producing (for Theatre and Live Performance)     Birkbeck, University of London
  Drama     University of South Wales
  Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance     University of York
  Theatre and Performance     Queen Mary University of London
  Theatre     Loughborough University
  Dramatherapy     University of Roehampton
  Theatre and Performance     University of Hull
  Drama     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Early Modern Literature & Drama (Res)     University of Reading
  London’s Theatre and Performance: Viewing, Making, Writing     University of Roehampton
  Creative Practice     Liverpool Hope University
  Drama by Practice as Research     University of Kent
  Theatre Arts     Middlesex University London
  Drama and Theatre Studies     University of Birmingham
  Theatre and Performance Studies     University of Sheffield
  ...     ...


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