University of Leeds
This course will help develop an awareness of the performance events and experiences that can be created with the aid of lighting, projection, settings and objects, puppetry, props, costume, sound as well as newer technologies such as digital and pervasive media. You�ll have space to experiment and come up with innovative and creative ideas for performance, while learning more about the theories and concepts that are shaping emergent forms of theatre, art and performance practice. As you build up your MA portfolio you�ll engage with contemporary performance and arts practices � including immersive and participatory forms of performance, as well as those outside of the theatre � while considering the role they play in their wider social, cultural and economic landscape. This is the only research-orientated programme in the UK tailored towards academic and practical engagement with performance design.
A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons). If you don�t have this qualification, your application may be considered if you can demonstrate significant relevant industry experience. IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.
Modules include: Research perspectives; performance design praxis; critical concepts in performance design; research project. Optional modules: individual project; creative work; performance and collaborative enterprise; critical debates in culture and place; enterprise and consultancy practice; audience engagement and impact.
Assessment methods will vary depending on the module. However, to allow you to develop skills in a range of areas they will include essays, performances, visual documentation, verbal presentations, critical evaluations and reports.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leeds||Leeds||LS2 9JT||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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