$close

Filters

See Results

280 Masters Programs in Performing Arts

The Performing Arts have been around throughout history. Even in ancient cultures there was a demand for individuals who could entertain others. In some cases, these culturally important disciplines still exist today, providing virtually the same level of entertainment and social commentary they did then. Students who have already completed a Master Degree in Performing Arts will likely want to co… Read more

The Performing Arts have been around throughout history. Even in ancient cultures there was a demand for individuals who could entertain others. In some cases, these culturally important disciplines still exist today, providing virtually the same level of entertainment and social commentary they did then. Students who have already completed a Master Degree in Performing Arts will likely want to continue their studies to learn more in-depth information and skills in their specific area of focus

What Is Performing Arts as a Discipline?

As a discipline, the Performing Arts focuses specifically on areas that require demonstrations in some way. For example, this may include music, dance, and theater. As an Arts program, the focus of these educational courses is to provide insight into more intellectual components. Unlike Science degrees which focus on facts and formulas, Arts disciplines offer more creativity and inspirational education and concepts. Nevertheless, these focuses are still very important to everyday life. In the areas of Performing Arts, people are generally exposed to it on a daily basis in one or more areas.

What Are the Benefits of Taking a Degree in Performing Arts?

Enrolling in a Masters Degree in the Performing Arts focuses on providing education at a higher level with more in-depth information being shared. After completion of a Bachelor's Degree in this area, many students begin to work in the field. By taking master's level education on, students are able to learn more and become experts in their chosen field. This allows for better job availability and numerous potential advancements in current careers.

What Are the Types of Performing Arts Disciplines?

There are many types of disciplines in the field of Performing Arts. This includes music, such as everything from music education to orchestra. Oral literature is another field, which includes storytelling and public speaking. Dance is an area that focuses on choreography and dance notion. Film includes animation, live action, and film theory. And theatre offers a focus on acting, directing, history, and much more.

Performing Arts Degree Online

Enrolling in a Performing Arts degree online works well in many disciplines, especially at the Master's Degree level. In these areas, the programs provide more in-depth education and the student can enroll in a program that's available to them from schools located around the world. Additionally, like all online education, this helps the individual to study at his or her own pace at home.

What Are the Career Opportunities When Taking a Performing Arts Degree?

There are many career choices for people who have a Master in Performing Arts. Some may work in music, either in the development or performance of it. Others will teach children and young adults music education. Those who work in dance and theater may end up in plays and musicals.

There are many opportunities for advanced studies in the area of Performing Arts. By completing these degrees, students are able to more fully understand the opportunities available to them.

Read less
$format_list_bulleted Filters
Sort by:
Recommended Latest Title
Academy of Music & Sound Online
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of con ... +

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of contemporary musicians on a practical, academic and professional basis delivered by highly qualified professionals active in the music industry. -
Master
Full-time
English
Aug 2022
Online
 
Longy School of Music of Bard College
Cambridge, USA

You’re ready to take a deep dive academically and artistically in this two-year Master of Music program. Longy's innovative Catalyst Curriculum pairs musical excellence with a ... +

You’re ready to take a deep dive academically and artistically in this two-year Master of Music program. Longy's innovative Catalyst Curriculum pairs musical excellence with a focus on the skills you’ll need to become a professional musician: the ability to design experiences, produce projects, and engage audiences with exceptional musical encounters. Dedicated career coaching will help guide your studies and prepare you for what comes after graduation. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Oxford Brookes University
Headington, United Kingdom

Our MA in Music offers advanced training in either musicology or composition. The modular structure allows you to pursue a broad generalist programme or to specialise in a par ... +

Our MA in Music offers advanced training in either musicology or composition. The modular structure allows you to pursue a broad generalist programme or to specialise in a particular area of your choice. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 

Earn a scholarship worth up to $10,000

Discover the options our scholarship can give you.
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

In recognition of a shared interest in Information Technology and a growing awareness of its relevance for music, Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Music initiated a M ... +

In recognition of a shared interest in Information Technology and a growing awareness of its relevance for music, Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Music initiated a Master programme in Music and Media Technologies in Trinity in 1996. A particular feature of this programme is a balanced approach to musical and technological topics. Musically, a strong emphasis is placed on the development of adaptable compositional skills, while technological topics are addressed from both a hands-on workstation/studio exposure and a fundamental mathematical and scientific basis, which focuses on musically relevant issues. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Roehampton London
London, United Kingdom

As an emerging or experienced choreographer, this MFA course will help you refine your artistic practice by advancing your creative, technical and performance skills. The prog ... +

As an emerging or experienced choreographer, this MFA course will help you refine your artistic practice by advancing your creative, technical and performance skills. The programme includes technique classes, choreography workshops, laboratory sessions, dialogue, writing and reflection. You will be encouraged to experiment and take risks in a series of self-directed choreographic projects that help you develop a portfolio of work. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
28 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Lund University
Malmö, Sweden

The Master’s Programme in Music aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. We offer specialisations in Composition, Composition – ... +

The Master’s Programme in Music aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. We offer specialisations in Composition, Composition – Scoring for Film and Media, Guitar, Harpsichord, Jazz Improvisation, Music Drama – Répétiteur, Piano, Recorder, Symphony Orchestra Instruments, and Vocal Studies or Vocal and Drama Studies. On completion of the programme, the student must have well-developed knowledge and skills in order to work in a professional capacity in various forms – either as a soloist, a member of an established ensemble or in freely formed groups. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Örebro University
Örebro, Sweden

The master's program in musicology is aimed at those of you with a bachelor's degree in musicology, the humanities or social sciences, or related disciplines, who have a buddi ... +

The master's program in musicology is aimed at those of you with a bachelor's degree in musicology, the humanities or social sciences, or related disciplines, who have a budding interest in understanding more about music. The program prepares you for a career in doctoral research on music in academia, but also provides knowledge that can be used in a wide variety of music-related professions. E.g. working with data analysis in the media and music industries or working in the public cultural sector. -
Master
Full-time
120 hours
English
29 Aug 2023
17 Jan 2023
Campus
 
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, USA

The School of Music offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in composition, conducting, music education, and performance. The program seeks to provide an op ... +

The School of Music offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in composition, conducting, music education, and performance. The program seeks to provide an opportunity for the highest level of musical development and professional training for each student, appropriate for careers in teaching, performance, and composition of music. Conducting majors will undertake a comprehensive study of the literature of their medium, develop advanced insights into the musical ideas and structure of the major works, and refine their conducting and rehearsal skills. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
3is
Paris, France

Our MFA in Recording & Music Production is aimed at international students who are fluent in English and hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in music or sound techniques, ... +

Our MFA in Recording & Music Production is aimed at international students who are fluent in English and hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in music or sound techniques, or in another field but with a keen interest in artistic careers. It trains students to a high level of competence in sound techniques and music or sound projects management: following this training, our graduates have the skills to design, promote and deliver an album, radiophonic, studio, and festival projects and to manage a team of sound technicians. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2022
19 Jun 2022
Campus
 
Mälardalen University
Västerås, Sweden

The Chamber Opera education at Mälardalen University comprises two separate years of full-time study at an advanced level. As a student, you need to apply for both study perio ... +

The Chamber Opera education at Mälardalen University comprises two separate years of full-time study at an advanced level. As a student, you need to apply for both study periods. It is intended for you who have a passion to perform on stage, conveying opera through your singing. If you wish to develop yourself as a singer in this multifaceted art form, this is the perfect course for you! -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
29 Aug 2022
Campus
 
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

For more than 30 years, the CIIS Drama Therapy program has been steeped in the exploration of how therapeutically adapted dramatic processes work over time to heal wounds, fac ... +

For more than 30 years, the CIIS Drama Therapy program has been steeped in the exploration of how therapeutically adapted dramatic processes work over time to heal wounds, facilitate lasting change, and help people reach their highest potential. Our program integrates experiential, didactic, and clinical courses in a carefully paced and sequenced curriculum, to train students to become personally and culturally aware, attuned, and competent drama therapists and psychotherapists. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry know-how, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever-changing industry de ... +

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry know-how, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever-changing industry demands. It aims to create graduates that stand out from the crowd, and who understand how to function within a professional environment across different screen industries. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
19 Sep 2022
29 Aug 2022
Online
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

Students in the MA in Music have the unique opportunity to study broadly across five exciting sub-disciplines--composition, conducting, ethnomusicology, musicology, and theory ... +

Students in the MA in Music have the unique opportunity to study broadly across five exciting sub-disciplines--composition, conducting, ethnomusicology, musicology, and theory--while receiving a focused training in one of them. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Falmouth University
Penryn, United Kingdom

Ready to shape the future of the music industry? From marketing and publishing to project management, you’ll develop the skills and expertise to work innovatively, ethically a ... +

Ready to shape the future of the music industry? From marketing and publishing to project management, you’ll develop the skills and expertise to work innovatively, ethically and sustainably in the contemporary music business sector. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

Harness the power of communication. Hone your proficiency in the theory and practice of communication, and develop an appreciation of differing perceptions of the world.

Harness the power of communication. Hone your proficiency in the theory and practice of communication, and develop an appreciation of differing perceptions of the world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus