University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Carmarthen Campus, Carmarthen, Dyfed, SA31 3EP, United Kingdom

Performing Arts (Contemporary Performance)

Contemporary Performance confidently encourages the development of originality, invention and collaborative skills in the world of performance. Our three course principles are: 1. Challenge - challenging conventional methods in performance Explore - exploring your own style of creating and devising Create - creating collaborative interdisciplinary pathways Interdisciplinary focus Our students will explore the fundamentals of theatre and performance through specialist classes in voice, movement, theatre and text. We offer modules on unconventional styles of performance, and have recently focused on site-specific projects, circus arts, Bouffon, physical theatre and multi-arts performances. Staff Expertise Our staff are experts in their own specialist fields and we also work closely with visiting professionals who bring their own unique perspectives through weekly delivery, in performances, in workshops and in masterclasses.  Collaboration Guest lecturers bring in their local and international experience with wonderful opportunities to gain relevant, current and dynamic hands-on experience. Previous collaborators include: Mr. and Mrs. Clark, Organised Kaos, Volcano Theatre, Mark Winstanley, Morgan Thomas, among many others.  Trajectory Our performing arts portfolio in Swansea has provided rigorous, challenging and inspirational creative industries training to an impressive spectrum of students over a 10-year span. Swansea offers a richness of unique sites, a vibrant centre and an evolving cultural landscape

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Townhill, Swansea,Swansea
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £10,400