Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Kingston University

Collaborative Theatre (Top Up)

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Course summary

The BA Top Up in Collaborative Theatre (Level 6) is aimed at students who have already achieved a HND or equivalent (Level 4/5). It is intended that the students study full time with teaching based on campus at NESCOT college. We plan to prepare students to be entrepreneurial in their appoach to the arts ahd have a strong focus on practice rather than theory.

Course details


Collaborative Practice: An Introduction Provide students with an effective toolkit with which to create, develop and evaluate a collaborative theatrical composition Give students the opportunity to use the toolkit Learning Objectives Apply relevant skill-sets in focused collaborations Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of collaborative conversations Synthesise creative idea clearly Applying the principles of dramaturgy, develop work with meaning Creative Enterprise Provide a framework in which students can form a company or theatrical enterprise Consider ways in which the company can be financially sustainable and market their product Learning Objectives Differentiate between the various roles, and responsibilities, of a theatre company Apply the necessary models and structures to form a theatre company Write and manage and project proposal Create and engage in an effective marketing campaign Collaborative Commissions Understand ‘ensemble practices’ Provide a space where students can experiment with ideas in rehearsals and so develop s a member of an ensemble Learning Objectives Work in collaboration with a practitioner, director and production team Use an active collaborative brief to experiment with ideas whilst in rehearsal Apply various‘ensemble practice’ methods such as Jacques Lecoq and Frantic Assembly, which draw on the concepts of ensemble work Develop a relevant skills base, whilst demonstrating an understanding of the professional and creative process FMCP – Final Major Collaborative Project Build on the skills acquired from the rest of the course Provide an opportunity for students to experience the complete life cycle associated with dramaturgy Prepare students to take a collaborative work to an external festival Prepare students for employment

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

FdA in a theatre subject HND in Theatre, Drama, Performing Arts, Stage Management or Theatre Design, with merit/distinction profile

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8800 Year 1
Scotland £8800 Year 1
Wales £8800 Year 1
Channel Islands £8800 Year 1

Additional fee information

Including an additional fee of £1,000 to cover essential field trips including overseas
Collaborative Theatre (Top Up) at NESCOT - UCAS