Drama University of Huddersfield


Perhaps you love going to the theatre and you have a natural ability to perform and entertain. You also have a desire to investigate and understand how performance works in all its various settings. You want to get behind the scenes to know more about what goes into making a performance successful. You might even have ideas for a script that you want to develop. We’ll look at drama, theatre and performance from every angle, investigating and analysing the subject to help you go on to be successful in your chosen field.

On the course we’ll investigate everything from contemporary drama theatre to historical performance practice. We'll give you the chance to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of what goes into a performance.

Your lecturers have come from a professional background in drama, theatre and performance, so you’ll be able to learn from people who have first-hand knowledge of working in the industry. There’s constant activity taking place, including productions put on by the staff and students, visits from serious practitioners and residencies from internationally known companies like Slung Low, IOU Productions and Northern Broadsides.

Our bespoke converted Drama space houses state-of-the-art facilities including three adaptable studios with sprung floors and state of the art multimedia projection equipment. The building is a hive of activity, where rehearsals, performance, discussion and research takes place and helps you create new ideas and collaborations.

On the course you’ll have the chance to work with a professional theatre company, getting you collaborating with other students and professionals to put on a final performance. All in all, we aim to make it a rich and inspiring three years for you to develop your creativity and understanding.

We want to give you the chance to realise your dreams and go on to work in the theatre, performing arts, media or education.

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