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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   Contemporary Theatre, Dance and Dramaturgy     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Media, Art and Performance Studies     Utrecht University
  Theatre and Performance Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Playwriting   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Drama, Theatre and Performance     University of Sussex
  Performance Design     University of Leeds
  Early Modern Literature & Drama (Res)     University of Reading
  Drama and Theatre Studies     University of Birmingham
  Drama     University of Worcester
  Drama     University of South Wales
  Theatre and Performance     Anglia Ruskin University
  Theatre Studies     University of Glasgow
  Theatre, Film & Television     University of York
  Performance     Leeds Beckett University
  Music Theatre     University of Sussex
  Applied Theatre     York St John University
  Drama     University of Chester
  Performance Practice     Plymouth University
  Performance: Theatre or Theatre Collectives     University of Chichester
  Drama by Practice as Research     University of Kent
  Creative Practice     Liverpool Hope University
  Physical Acting     University of Kent
  Dramatherapy     University of Worcester
  Theatre Making     University of Kent
  Drama and Theatre Practice     University of Hull
  Shakespeare Studies     King's College London
  Theatre and Performance (Res.)     Plymouth University
  Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship: Theatre and Performance Pathway     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Theatre and Performance     Northumbria University
  Dramatherapy     University of Roehampton
  Dramaturgy and Writing for Performance     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Shakespeare and Theatre     University of Birmingham
  Stage Management     Queen Margaret University
  Playwriting     University of Essex
  World Theatres     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance     University of York
  Theatre and Performance by Research     Lancaster University
  Theatre - Performance Making (San Francisco)     University of Chichester
  Applied Theatre and Intervention     University of Leeds
  Drama & Performance (Research)     University of Worcester
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