You will normally have good knowledge and experience of at least one of theatre-making discipline (i.e. performance, directing, writing, design, dramaturgy, puppetry, music, visual art), together with a strong desire to bring this expertise to an experimental theatre-making environment. Alternatively, you may be an outstanding individual from another discipline, with an evident desire to explore interdisciplinary practice. You should normally have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, (drama, theatre or performance studies) though applications from students of other disciplines will be considered.
Months of entry
On the MA Music Theatre at Central, we see performers as creators, and regularly produce new works with professional composers, writers, directors and choreographers.
- Encourages and develops a wide range of skills, with acting, singing and movement at the core, across many genres and styles
- Experience a diversity of music theatre forms in public productions, from conventional Broadway and West End repertoire to new writing and opera
- Alumni successes internationally include opera, television, film, live action animation, video-games, theatre, musicals, stand-up comedy and actor-musicianship.
An established team of specialist lecturers and professional artists deliver classes and workshops. Our work is multidisciplinary: flexibility and sustainability are at its centre, and collaborative teamwork is the model. Research is embedded, reflecting the specific methodologies required by performers at a professional level.
The course is intense and demanding across four extended terms, alongside enormous commitment from both staff and students. The well-being of the students is fundamental and regular attention to physical, mental and intellectual well-being is uniquely supported.
Information for international students
Central holds international auditions/interviews. Please see Central’s website for details. To book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to attend in person, the course admissions tutor may offer you the opportunity of a distance audition/interview.
Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to prove their English language proficiency by gaining an overall score of 7.0 in an IELTS test. We do accept equivalent English language qualifications
More information for international students can be found on Central’s website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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