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Music Theatre & Performance BA (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: W401

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Music Theatre & Performance creatively explores ways of integrating music and theatre performance for a contemporary audience. You will have opportunities to enhance your musicianship, improve performance and acting skills and develop abilities and approaches to creating new work.You will explore the explosion of new theatre forms that combine music and theatre such as gig theatre, new cabaret, and fusions between classical and popular music (e.g. dubstep opera) as well as Musical Theatre.The focus is on supporting your development as a creative practitioner, and preparing you for a professional career as a practitioner, workshop leader or tutor. The understanding and networks you will develop through the course could also lead towards a variety of careers within the theatre industries, and the collaborative nature of the course can facilitate forming your own company, through collaboration with dancers, playwrights and actors in the creation of your work. You will be taught by professional musicians from Severn Arts (music development organisation) and theatre-makers throughout the course, and will have a number of opportunities to perform publicly.You could also be eligible to transfer onto our four-year Integrated Masters in Touring Theatre.* Launching in September 2020. Subject to approval**Key Features**- One-to-one tutoring on your chosen instrument, which includes the voice- Writing, composing and performing your own Musical Theatre- Application of theory into practice and integration of music and theatre in a variety of new ways- Public Music Theatre performances plus opportunity to perform with established orchestras (jazz, string, wind, brass)- Practical learning in individual and ensemble performance, production, music technology and workshop leading/tutoring**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,700per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    120 63%

    69th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    69th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    49th

    20

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