3 good reasons to study Performance: Contemporary Practices at Salford: 1 Study with highly-skilled professional practitioners and create cutting-edge live and recorded performance in a vibrant city with a fantastic theatre, arts and music scene. 2 You will learn about the industry through a 'hands on approach' and with placement opportunities, whilst acquiring production skills on a multi-pathway course that allows you to develop your creativity across a range of disciplines. 3 You will have the opportunity to engage with the professional community regionally and nationally through master classes, festival trips and participation, performance projects in theatre venues such as The Lowry and a continued commitment to professional development planning. Performance plays a big role in all our lives, in many different guises. This course, the only one in the area offering a spectrum of delivery from new developments in experimental performance to mainstream live, TV and radio work, offers you pathways to pursue your passion for contemporary theatre as well as giving you an overview of how live and recorded performance, physical and dance theatre, comedy and media production can be linked in exciting ways. Combining academic study of modern performance with the practical exploration of these related disciplines, this course offers you the knowledge, skills and understanding that can help you become a versatile and resilient creative practitioner.