Masters Programs in Theater studies

Compare 8 Masters Programs in Theater studies

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 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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Master stylist for fashion, media and performing arts

Idep Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Spain Barcelona

The clothing is much more than fashion, it is the expression of the image you want to offer to show a way of being, of living and relating either to a fashion brand that wants to identify with his audience, to communicate values ​​in a advertising spot or to represent the character and times of a fictional character in a movie or a play. [+]

The clothing is much more than fashion, it is the expression of the image you want to offer to show a way of being, of living and relating either to a fashion brand that wants to identify with his audience, to communicate values ​​in a advertising spot or to represent the character and times of a fictional character in a movie or a play.

But the image does not depend only on the designers, it is also the responsibility of stylists, costume designers and art directors specialized in designing clothing through a message in order to generate a visual impact or tell a story.

Although traditionally the fashion stylist for fashion editorials and catwalk was limited, its contribution has now expanded to other communications more related to advertising, promotion, sale and retention of the image, covering art direction and techniques like window dressing and the presentation of the products at the point of sale, fairs and showrooms. On the other hand, as the costumes for fiction or costume, it requires a professional who knows both capture the psychology of a character as the dramatic evolution from a script, you translate the requirements of leadership in an attractive and appealing design for viewer, and you know testing costumes for actors and dancers with a physiognomy and very specific needs.... [-]


professional master cue - filmmaking

Campus Universitario Europeo
Online Full time Part time 6 months September 2019 Spain Marbella A Coruña Madrid + 3 more

With CUE Professional Master in Filmmaking, we will endow our students a global and inclusive of all the processes that make up the eloboración of an audiovisual work, movies, video clips, TV spots ... [+]

Professional Master CUE - Filmmaking With CUE Professional Master in Filmmaking, we will endow our students a comprehensive and inclusive of all the processes that make up a work eloboración audiovisual movies, video clips, TV spots ... Also help you develop the skills needed for the management and direction of an audiovisual technical team. The Master Professional provides a solid professional training and gives them the tools for problem solving and decision making both creative as techniques, opening a market much broader professional, thanks to training quality.

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To whom is it addressed?

College graduates: - Audiovisual communication - Fine Arts or other college-level degrees related to image and sound - Sector Professionals ... [-]


Master of Fine Arts in Directing

University of Montana
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Missoula

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in directing is a three-year graduate program that is centered on the director as an artist-practitioner who guides and manages the integration of diverse elements of theatrical technique and expression. [+]

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in directing is a three-year graduate program that is centered on the director as an artist-practitioner who guides and manages the integration of diverse elements of theatrical technique and expression. The training of the director is a process of developing in the student a broad perspective of storytelling and dramatic action through the practice and study of production concept, collaboration with other theatre artists, examination of criticism and performative theory, an emphasis on developing a coherent individual aesthetic.

The directing student will experience an intense first-year cohort experience with other MFA graduate students that will focus on techniques and principles in the service of communicating story and character through dramatic action and concept. The curriculum is designed with preparation for and realization of directing projects based on these principles. Typically each director creates a short independent directing project in the first year of study and then directs a supported production each of the ensuing two years of residency.... [-]


Bachelor Degree in Theater Studies

Open University Of Cyprus
Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Cyprus Cyprus Online + 1 more

The aim of the postgraduate program THEATRICAL STUDIES is the scientific specialization and research in the subject of the theatrical studies, with specialization in the following three directions: (1) Survival of ancient drama; (2) Theatrical education; and (3) acting and directing. [+]

The aim of the postgraduate program THEATRICAL STUDIES is the scientific specialization and research in the subject of the theatrical studies, with specialization in the following three directions: (1) Survival of ancient drama; (2) Theatrical education; and (3) acting and directing. For more details, see The "Program Structure" section below).

Who is interested in the postgraduate program? Theatrical studies; The Graduate Program Theatrical Studies addresses, among others:

Graduate departments of theoretical studies, Graduate philological departments, Graduate departments of foreign literature, Graduates of pedagogical departments, Graduate departments of social, economic and related sciences, Graduates of all specialties, whose subject is taught in secondary education, Actors and people of the theater with a university degree. ... [-]

Master in Drama / Theatre

Across the Pond
Campus Full time August 2019 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

To many, the United Kingdom is the birthplace of modern theatre and the mecca for anyone who wishes to study drama. With its rich history of Shakespeare, Marlowe, Stoppard, Coward and more, the UK is often seen as the place to not only visit the theatre but also to study and explore as a student. [+]

To many, the United Kingdom is the birthplace of modern theatre and the mecca for anyone who wishes to study drama. With its rich history of Shakespeare, Marlowe, Stoppard, Coward and more, the UK is often seen as the place to not only visit the theatre but also to study and explore as a student. The UK’s emphasis on and continued support for the theatre makes it an ideal place for aspiring drama and theatre students to pursue their studies, at both the undergrad and postgrad level.

Undergrad students can expect to be plunged right into the heart of theatre from day one. As UK undergrad degrees are far more focused and specialized, most students will experience acting on a regular basis and be given far more responsibility and roles as an undergrad than they would have at a US institution. In terms of technical and behind-the-scenes theatre, students will be given hands-on training much faster than they would as an undergrad in the states. Many UG Drama or Theatre courses offer an array of specialities such as acting, directing, or even studying plays themselves from an English degree. Two of our partner universities, the University of Leeds and Oxford Brookes University, offer sandwich courses which adds an additional year of study involving full-time work placement right in the theatre industry, often with playhouses or studios.... [-]


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full time September 2019 USA San Francisco

Our program integrates a comprehensive education in theories and methods of psychotherapy with intensive training in expressive arts therapy and counseling psychology. [+]

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy

The Expressive Arts Therapy program uses the power of the arts as a tool for human development and healing, psycho-spiritual growth, social change, and empowered self-agency. This is accomplished through an innovative Scholar-Artist-Practitioner model bridging gaps between academic knowledge, clinical practice, and community engagement with the arts at the center. The program integrates a comprehensive education in theories and methods of psychotherapy with intensive training in expressive arts therapy and counseling psychology.

Expressive arts therapists seek to build a compassionate, supportive, and culturally-sensitive relationship with clients. The expressive arts become the medium through which clients can explore and potentially transform emotional, social, spiritual, and relational issues; identify strengths; and experience new creative insights.... [-]


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Drama Therapy

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA San Francisco

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

MA in Counseling Psychology with a Concentration in Drama Therapy

For over 30 years, the CIIS Drama Therapy program has been exploring 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.

The Drama Therapy program is one of only several master's programs in the United States both regionally accredited and approved by the North American Drama Therapy Association, and is one of only a handful of such programs in the world. Ours is the only program that offers a path to national licensure (LPCC). ... [-]


Master in Creative Sound and Media Technology

Bath Spa University
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Bath + 2 more

This course is designed for individuals with experience in music technology and related disciplines. You’ll explore the field in more depth, and broaden your experience in interdisciplinary and multimedia work. [+]

Develop your skills in music technology in an experimental and creative environment.*

Flexible and innovative teaching methods, including Distance Learning options.

Designed for musicians, artists and creative technologists from a wide variety of backgrounds.

No genre boundaries – we cover electroacoustic, acousmatic and computer music, electronica and dance music, sound art, audiovisual performance and more.

*Please note, subject to final approval, this course is being replaced by MA Sound, with three pathways:

Sound Arts Sound Design Sound Production

More information will be available shortly. Please email Course Director, Professor Joseph Hyde, j.hyde@bathspa.ac.uk if you have any questions.... [-]