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MA Acting/Directing Classical and Contemporary Text

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Introduction

MA Classical and Contemporary Text is a vocational postgraduate programme of study for emerging artists. The programme aims to enable actors and directors to acquire practical skills, knowledge and understanding in relation to contemporary/new writing and classical text.

The programme offers two pathways, acting or directing, with all students working together as an ensemble. There will be numerous opportunities to learn and experiment, in projects, rehearsals and performances; creative collaboration lies at the heart of all the work. As part of your studies, you will complete a one-month residency at Shakespeare’s Globe in London, developing your knowledge and skills in classical text in this unique, iconic environment. You will spend time working on both classical and contemporary texts. These plays are performed to a public and professional audience. You will end your studies with the opportunity to perform in industry showcases in Glasgow and London.

Through this programme you will benefit from professional connections allowing you to develop invaluable industry contacts. When you graduate, you will have gained practical, high-level experience of working in the profession, as well as all-important contacts and the skills to underpin your future career. The programme also encourages you to generate your own performance ideas, so that you are able to emerge into the professional world with a greater sense of yourself as a creative, self-reliant artist.

Application deadline

31 March 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,476per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Campus address

    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G2 3DB, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    123 64%

    58th

    32
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    25th

    33

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