Why Choose This Course
Our BA (Hons) Applied and Contemporary Theatre course develops, enables and trains the next generation of performance artists and creative entrepreneurs. This programme explores devised and collaborative approaches to researching, creating, producing and performing contemporary performance practices, in addition to traditional historical scripted forms.
This work extends to an exciting range of UK and international settings, including an industry placement module in Year 2, as well as a further optional Professional Training Year off campus between the second and final year of study.
What you will study
Our BA (Hons) Applied and Contemporary Theatre course is run by Guildford School of Acting, one of the most highly regarded theatre schools in the UK. You’ll be taught by industry-leading professionals, and join a vibrant community of talented performers, performance makers, creative practitioners, stage managers and technicians.
The course examines the ever-evolving nature of contemporary practice in pursuit of developing and training the next generation of theatre makers, creative entrepreneurs and cultural leaders.
Case studies, performances, theatre creation and placements include, but are not limited to, theatre for social change, site-specific performance, community theatre, theatre in education, education and outreach programmes, health and wellbeing organisations, disability arts, as well as collaborative large-scale ensemble performance in a traditional theatre setting.