WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? You will enjoy purpose-built facilities connected to Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal. Practise your performance in front of your peers in the studio theatre and reap the benefits of access to rehearsal facilities kitted out with lighting and mirrored dance space, as well as a sound recording booth and music practice rooms. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE Gain a deep understanding of contemporary theatre performance from leading experts in the field, studying a range of approaches from Grotowski, Berkoff and Robert Wilson to Punchdrunk Frantic Assembly and Forced Entertainment. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR Do you like performing and have an interest in directing, production management or devised theatre making? Do you wish to develop as a theatre practitioner whilst also gaining a deep understanding of contemporary theatre? You will study the nature and functions of theatre in society, while honing many transferable skills valued by employers in a range of industries, including professional theatre. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED On this course you will develop the skills to create your own working opportunities or gain employment in a range of industries. Our graduates have gone on to become actors, producers, playwrights, theatre managers and arts administrators. Some of our graduates have formed their own events companies, found work in media and arts organisations or gone into teaching. AFTER THE COURSE Graduates can pursue careers in film and television, print and online media or public relations and teaching.