Designed by performance makers for performance makers, this course will give you the opportunity to make new theatre, dance, digital and live performance work. You will be guided by of a team of research active, internationally acclaimed staff who are committed to making performance matter. Whether you are a recent theatre or performance graduate, a professional arts worker, an emerging artist, or work in education, your course will see you learn among a diverse range of performance communities. You will be immersed in an artist-centred learning environment and you will connect with other like-minded people interested in creating captivating performance work. We will give you the skills to expand and reframe your current practices within a supportive community that values practice-led research, and we will also give you the platform to perform your work at national and international festivals. Find out more You will have access to expert teaching staff and their network of contacts which stretch beyond Europe. In recent years our students have performed at festivals around the world - these include Sibiu International Theatre Festival (Romania), Dyonisus Theatre Festival (Croatia), Edinburgh Festival, Latitude Festival (Suffolk), Gift Festival (Gateshead) and also locally at Leeds Festival. Our students have undertaken professional placements with among others: Guillermo Gomez Pena, Robert Pacitti, Red Ladder Theatre, Third Angel, Leeds and Latitude Music Festivals, Bilbao Bai Theatre School, Kate Craddock (Mouth to Mouth), and The Kantor Archive (Noel Witts). Why study Performance at Leeds Beckett University...
- Taught by a team of research active, internationally acclaimed staff who are committed to making performance matter
- Opportunity to perform your work at national and international festivals
- Access to workshops and guest lectures delivered by external artists at the top of their field
- Study in a culturally vibrant city, home to hundreds of professional theatre collectives, dance companies and arts festivals
- In the new £80mil Leeds School of Arts Building, you'll have access to an industry standard theatre; performance studios and a host of other performing arts facilities
- Performance Matters 1
- Performance Matters 2
- Artist Project Minor
- Artist Project Major
Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment of arts or cultural industries. All suitable candidates will be required to attend an interview, during which they will be required to present their current interests and practices in the subject area. Candidates based overseas will be supported to undertake this electronically and/or by telephone. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional.
Fees and funding
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