University of Derby

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Contemporary Theatre and Performance

Step into the spotlight as a professional theatre artist. You’ll hone your skills in acting, directing and devising – all in the ideal setting of a professional theatre and live performance venue. **Why choose this course?** Delivered as part of Derby Theatre, the Learning Theatre initiative funded by Arts Council England, this is an innovative degree. Throughout, you’ll engage with the theatre’s professional programme, gaining valuable industry experience and making influential contacts as you learn. **Is this course for you?** It’s the ideal way to immerse yourself in major performance projects, new theatre making, contemporary play texts and the movements and practices which have shaped 21st century theatre. You’ll have the chance to showcase your talent in performances regionally, nationally and internationally. **How you will learn** Supported by lecturers who are practising artists themselves, you’ll learn via studio-based exercises, workshops, performances, lectures and field trips. You’ll also work alongside professionals and visiting companies at Derby Theatre and take part in a range of masterclass residencies. **Opportunities and experiences** Public performances are the bedrock of this course, so you’ll present your work in main-house and studio theatre spaces, community venues, schools and art centres. You could also innovate and experiment within your own student-led theatre company, with full professional technical support and mentoring. **Careers and employability** Derby graduates have advanced to successful careers in theatre, film and television – and this dynamic new course provides the perfect stage for you to follow in their footsteps. It could lead to a future in acting, directing, theatre management or any number of arts professions. Find out more: www.derby.ac.uk/performing-arts-and-theatre-courses/contemporary-theatre-performance-ba-hons/

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750