Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.
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Whether you are a recent graduate with an interest in drama, performance and theatre-making; or someone working in theatre or education who wishes to develop their existing knowledge and practice: the flexible pathways within this postgraduate course provide you with a variety of opportunities to further your career ambitions, and develop your skills. [+]
MA Theatre for Young Audiences
A practical study of theatre-making and performance for children and young peopleWhether you are a recent graduate with an interest in drama, performance and theatre-making; or someone working in theatre or education who wishes to develop their existing knowledge and practice: the flexible pathways within this postgraduate course provide you with a variety of opportunities to further your career ambitions, and develop your skills.As one of the UK's leading drama schools, Rose Bruford College offers a unique opportunity to study and training this increasingly popular and dynamic area of theatre practice. Led by a team of specialist practitioners and academics you will be working with some of the leading figures in the sector. Students on the programme have had the opportunity to visit international festivals (including ASSITEJ Congress Copenhagen, Imaginate Festival Edinburgh, and Takeoff), work with leading companies and theatres (including Catherine Wheels, NIE, Oily Cart, Tall Stories, Unicorn Theatre, Action Transport Theatre, Polka Theatre, Half Moon Theatre, and Travelling Light), and with world-class practitioners (including Tony Graham, Mark Storor, Alex Byrne,and David Wood).Working alongside our TYA creative partners, you will explore, through practice-based research, a range of theatrical techniques and theories that will enrich your ability to create theatre for audiences of all ages. Through investigating the international context and background of theatre for young audiences, you will develop the tools you need to reflect upon and further your personal artistic and academic practice. The course includes work placements with leading organisations.Recent placements have... [-]
The MA Ensemble is focussed on the creation of a postgraduate ensemble company. The programme is designed for working professionals within the industry and for students from a creative [+]
MA Ensemble Theatre
The MA Ensemble is focussed on the creation of a postgraduate ensemble company. The programme is designed for working professionals within the industry and for students from a creative, performance, directing, music, dance or theatre studies background who wish to engage in and develop advanced skills as theatre practitioners. Devised work forms the foundation of the course which focuses on storytelling through performance, visual image, physical theatre, writing, sound and music and the collaboration between forms as well as between individuals. The programme is aimed at those who want to participate in the reinvention of form explored through the development of the ensemble and making of theatre that is innovative, imaginative and dynamic.Over the thirteen month period, you and your fellow peers will work as an ensemble; expanding your practical and theoretical skills not only as a group, but also as an individual. The ensemble has the opportunity to devise and perform at least four times throughout the year at both venues in the College and other sites in London. One of these performances offers the ensemble the chance to tour their work overseas and showcase what they are capable of creating. This year’s ensemble travelled to East Germany, performing an incredibly well-received Cabaret which included extracts from William Shakespeare, Samuel Beckett and Noël Coward. Whatever your specialist field, this course aims to develop your existing skills and encourages you to engage in new abilities, in order to fuel your career as a professional collaborator within the... [-]