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40 Masters Programs in Theater studies

Is theatre your passion and you find it can picture both the dramatic and the subtle things in life? You have the chance to broaden your knowledge in theatre by taking a masters course in Theatre studies. Theatre studies is an interdisciplinary field, encompassing the relation of theatre to social, historical, literary and other contexts, as well as semiotics and aesthetics. A masters program in T… Read more

Is theatre your passion and you find it can picture both the dramatic and the subtle things in life? You have the chance to broaden your knowledge in theatre by taking a masters course in Theatre studies. Theatre studies is an interdisciplinary field, encompassing the relation of theatre to social, historical, literary and other contexts, as well as semiotics and aesthetics. A masters program in Theatre studies usually includes both the theoretical part of theatre-making and also practical study of stage, theatre technology, dramaturgy and directing.

Theatre is nowadays often intercultural and international. Thus, by taking a masters degree in Theatre studies, you will learn not only about theatre as a confined world, but also about theatre as a representation of our culture, psychology and different philosophies. Thanks to the wide cultural background that is provided, a masters degree in Theatre Studies will give you interesting career opportunities in different fields.

If you are intrigued by the vast field of Theatre studies, don't hesitate to look at the various programs presented below. Find the masters program that suits you best!

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Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Sidcup , United Kingdom +1 More

The Light in Performance MA offers a unique opportunity to explore current uses and applications of light as a material for performance. The programme is aimed at lighting spe ... +

The Light in Performance MA offers a unique opportunity to explore current uses and applications of light as a material for performance. The programme is aimed at lighting specialists who want to develop and expand their practice in designing with light, as well as non-specialists who want to expand their knowledge of working with light, such as directors, designers, choreographers, dancers, musicians and artists. -
MA
Full-time
13 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Bath Spa University
Bath , United Kingdom

Develop your own signature sound and production style through this forward-thinking music composition and sound production course. You’ll be able to tailor the MA Sound (Produ ... +

Develop your own signature sound and production style through this forward-thinking music composition and sound production course. You’ll be able to tailor the MA Sound (Production) course's content to your own style and skills. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco , USA

Our program integrates experiential, didactic, and clinical courses to train students to become personally and culturally aware, attuned, and competent drama therapists and ps ... +

Our program integrates experiential, didactic, and clinical courses to train students to become personally and culturally aware, attuned, and competent drama therapists and psychotherapists. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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Utrecht University
Utrecht , Netherlands

Contemporary performance practices are increasingly hybrid projects that approach and transcend the borders of theatre, dance, visual arts, music, media and daily life. Theatr ... +

Contemporary performance practices are increasingly hybrid projects that approach and transcend the borders of theatre, dance, visual arts, music, media and daily life. Theatre and dance are inextricably linked with other media that shape our reality; they extend beyond the theatre’s walls and inject themselves into our daily lives. -
MA
Full-time
Part-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
23 Aug 2021
15 Jul 2021
Campus
 
Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Maastricht , Netherlands

The Master in Theatre at the Toneelacademie Maastricht offers you an inspiring program that combines a focus on Artistic Research with extensive mentoring of your Artistic Pro ... +

The Master in Theatre at the Toneelacademie Maastricht offers you an inspiring program that combines a focus on Artistic Research with extensive mentoring of your Artistic Project. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Madrid , Spain

Expands the horizon of the scenery. Get the ability to visually and verbally structure a wide variety of spaces: interior, exhibition, temporary architecture, television or li ... +

Expands the horizon of the scenery. Get the ability to visually and verbally structure a wide variety of spaces: interior, exhibition, temporary architecture, television or live entertainment. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
Spanish
Campus
 
Emerson College
Boston , USA

Learn the art of teaching theatre with our Master of Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre and our Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre. As one ... +

Learn the art of teaching theatre with our Master of Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre and our Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre. As one of the largest programs of its kind in the country, we’ll prepare you to create both theatre and learning experiences that transform lives and communities. With two tracks of study, Theatre Teacher Education or Theatre and Community, our courses integrate theory and reflective practice and give you the opportunity to develop skills and expand your knowledge in the art of theatre, the principles of teaching and learning in theatre, and the practices of applied drama and theatre. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
ESCAC - Escuela superior de Cinema y Audivisuales de catalunya
Barcelona , Spain

The Master in Cinematographic Direction offers you the artistic and technical knowledge of the cinematographic direction necessary for any audiovisual work.

The Master in Cinematographic Direction offers you the artistic and technical knowledge of the cinematographic direction necessary for any audiovisual work. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
Spanish
Campus
 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid , Spain

The Master's Degree in Theater and Performing Arts is aimed both at those students who want a mastery of skills related to the world of theater in its professional aspects of ... +

The Master's Degree in Theater and Performing Arts is aimed both at those students who want a mastery of skills related to the world of theater in its professional aspects of a creative, organizational and interpretive nature, as well as those who wish to study in depth the different lines of research related to theater, dramatic literature, and performing arts. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2021
01 Feb 2021
Campus
 
Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)
Rome , Italy

You will further refine your training to a high degree of technical and design specialization. Throughout your entire course of study, you will be supported by a well-structur ... +

You will further refine your training to a high degree of technical and design specialization. Throughout your entire course of study, you will be supported by a well-structured, constantly updated cycle of joint efforts, internships and work placements with leading proponents in the world of Italian set design. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
Italian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Prague , Czech Republic

The film directing degree program is built on the system of mentor-led workshops providing small groups of students (six or less) intensive guidance on how to transform a crea ... +

The film directing degree program is built on the system of mentor-led workshops providing small groups of students (six or less) intensive guidance on how to transform a creative idea into a fully realized film. -
Master
Full-time
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham , United Kingdom

This programme, delivered by and taught at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon, offers an unrivalled opportunity for the study of Shakespeare. It develops a criti ... +

This programme, delivered by and taught at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon, offers an unrivalled opportunity for the study of Shakespeare. It develops a critical but appreciative understanding of Shakespeare’s contribution to literary and theatrical history, and the place his works occupy in today’s cultural landscape. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews , United Kingdom

The MLitt in Playwriting and Screenwriting provides a gateway into the professional world of writing for stage, radio or screen.

The MLitt in Playwriting and Screenwriting provides a gateway into the professional world of writing for stage, radio or screen. -
Master
Full-time
English
06 Sep 2021
31 Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln , United Kingdom

MA Theatre offers graduates in Drama, Literature, Dance, Fine Arts and other related areas of study, opportunities to further develop their knowledge and skills in Theatre and ... +

MA Theatre offers graduates in Drama, Literature, Dance, Fine Arts and other related areas of study, opportunities to further develop their knowledge and skills in Theatre and Performance, with a view to pursuing careers in the theatrical professions or other creative industries. The course also can serve as a foundation for academic research at MPhil or PhD level. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 

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