Compare 2 Masters of Arts in Acting

The MA, or Master of Arts, is typically focused on an area of the humanities. This could include communications, literature, linguistics and languages, history, art, and acting. These programs often have a heavy focus on interactive teaching. In some cases, the degree program may have a shortened time span and may or may not require a thesis project for graduation.

What is an MA in Acting? This diverse field offers quite a bit of variety for students. They may choose to participate in a program with a stand-up comedy focus, an emphasis on physical acting, or a theatre studies or directing emphasis. Some schools provide classically centered training that gives students opportunities to create their own professional paths. Topics include research and supervision, applied performance, theatre on a worldwide scale, and this history of theatre, among other subjects.

Students in this degree program have access to many talented professionals and educators who maintain their own acting opportunities. Some students have access to professionals from many different cultures and with a variety of focus areas. Students will work collaboratively with peers to stage performances, gaining first-hand knowledge of their subject. 

There are substantial differences between the cost of tuition and fees at various educational institutions. This is especially true for schools that lie in different countries around the world. For specific information, contact the individual institutions.

Graduates from this program often have access to local theatres and have developed professional networks, improving their chances of getting employment. In addition to acting on stage, in recorded performances and in front of a live audience, job opportunities may exist in setting up sound studios, designing sets, working on the construction of a set and directing groups of actors.

Acting can be an exciting and fulfilling career with many rewarding opportunities. Research your options by reviewing the descriptions on the program listing. Fill out a lead form for more detailed information. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MA/MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years Request Info United Kingdom London + 1 more

Pioneering programmes aimed at performance and movement practitioners interested in movement directing and teaching. Students may be actors or dancers who want to diversify, people who work with actors, or practitioners from sport or holistic practice who want to enhance their understanding of practical/theoretical interfaces regarding movement in contemporary performance.

Master of Arts in Acting

EUTHECA - The European Union Academy of Theatre and Cinema
Campus Full-time October 2019 Italy Rome

The course to offer an intensive classical training to students of acting and actor. Entry to the course is by application.