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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
  Playwriting   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Master Werteorientierter Werbefilm   comprehensive profile   Hamburg Media School
  Film, Theatre and Television (Res)     University of Reading
  Theatre - Performance Making (San Francisco)     University of Chichester
  Dramatherapy     University of Derby
  Theatre     Loughborough University
  Performance Practice (Research)     University of Exeter
  Performance Works     Leeds Beckett University
  European Theatre     University of Kent
  Creative Producing (for Theatre and Live Performance)     Birkbeck, University of London
  Applied Theatre and Intervention     University of Leeds
  Theatre Consultancy     University of Warwick
  Theatre and Performance by Research     Lancaster University
  Music Theatre     University of Sussex
  Theatre Practice     Staffordshire University
  Theatre and Performance     Northumbria University
  Physical Acting     University of Kent
  Theatre, Film and Television Studies     Aberystwyth University
  Performance     Bath Spa University
  Theatre Practice     University of Exeter
  Drama by Practice as Research     University of Kent
  Contemporary Popular Theatres     Liverpool Hope University
  Drama, or Theatre and Performance     University of Hull
  Theatre, Film & Television     University of York
  Creative Futures: Applied Theatre     Staffordshire University
  Dramatherapy     University of Worcester
  Drama     University of Lincoln
  Theatre and Performance     Queen Mary University of London
  Theatre Directing (MA)     University of Essex
  Theatre and Performance (Research)     University of Bristol
  Dramaturgy and Writing for Performance     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Theatre and Performance (Res.)     Plymouth University
  Theatre Directing (MFA)     University of Essex
  Theatre Making     University of Kent
  Puppetry and Digital Animation     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Theatre for Young Audiences     Bath Spa University
  World Theatres     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Performance Practice     Plymouth University
  Drama by Research     University of Kent
  Drama     University of Exeter
  ...     ...


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