Taught course

Theatre Directing

University of Essex · East 15 Acting School

Entry requirements

Our applicants need to undertake a successful audition or video audition, plus have a first degree of Upper Second Class or suitable previous life and/or professional expertise.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a unique professional course that has been designed specifically for those who already are or wish to become professional theatre directors. MA/MFA Theatre Directing is open to students from around the world. East 15 runs some modules overseas, most recently in Moscow and Bali, involving specialist practical study in another cultural environment. Teaching is by a wide range of leading experienced directors and professional practitioners from the UK and overseas.

This course is taught at East 15 Acting School; full details can be found on their website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MFA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

East 15 Acting School
+44 (0)20 8508 5983