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.

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

    study programmes     universities
  Theatre and Performance   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Performance     Bath Spa University
  Theatre, Film & Television     University of York
  World Theatres     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Contemporary Popular Theatres     Liverpool Hope University
  Drama by Research     University of Kent
  Theatre Directing (MA)     University of Essex
  Stage Management     Queen Margaret University
  Theatre and Performance by Research     Lancaster University
  Shakespeare Studies     King's College London
  Dramaturgy and Writing for Performance     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Dramatherapy     University of Derby
  Theatre Studies     University of Glasgow
  Early Modern Literature & Drama (Res)     University of Reading
  Applied Theatre and Intervention     University of Leeds
  Theatre and Performance     University of Hull
  Performance     Leeds Beckett University
  Theatre Arts     Middlesex University London
  Drama     University of Exeter
  Theatre & Performance Studies     King's College London
  Theatre and Performance     Anglia Ruskin University
  Drama, Theatre and Performance     University of Sussex
  Theatre and Performance     Queen Mary University of London
  Playwriting     University of Edinburgh
  European Theatre     University of Kent
  Theatre Consultancy     University of Warwick
  European Theatre (Canterbury and Paris)     University of Kent
  Dramatherapy     University of Roehampton
  Drama     University of Lincoln
  Theatre and Performance Research     University of Warwick
  Theatre & Performance Practices     University of Glasgow
  Theatre and Performance Studies     University of Sheffield
  Playwriting     University of Essex
  Performance Works     Leeds Beckett University
  Drama     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Drama and Theatre Studies - Dramaturgy, Playwriting or Performance     University of Birmingham
  Music Theatre     University of Sussex
  Drama     University of Chester
  Theatre Directing (MFA)     University of Essex
  Performance Practice (Research)     University of Exeter
  ...     ...


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