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Study mode

Full time

Duration

13 months

Start date

OCT

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Music Studies Acting Music Performance / Playing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course?

  • From Bradford to Broadway, actor-musicianship is now part of mainstream theatre culture, whilst remaining connected to its roots in the alternative theatre movement.
  • This unique MA offers you the opportunity to explore how to integrate the skills of music-making and acting in performance. Equipping you to create and perform work that contains the visceral power and poetry synonymous with actor-musicianship.
  • Rose Bruford College was the first to develop an actor-musician training course and is regarded as the world-leader in this field with a long history of graduates working at the forefront of this area of theatre practice.
  • Explore how musical and acting processes can interrelate and feed each other.

Employability & Industry

The course seeks to create a diverse and international cohort who can enrich each other’s learning and create new and surprising work for all sorts of audiences, in all sorts of places.

Modules

This module further develops and extends practical approaches to theatre-making informed by the presence of the actor-musician. Students will explore a range of theatre-making processes including devising and the adaptation of extant material, culminating in the development of a summative piece of public performance work.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

15,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

20,000

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Actor Musicianship MA/MFA programme will be expected to have a good Honours Degree (usually a 2.1) in a related subject area. The College also encourages applications from those without formal qualifications who may be accepted on the basis of extensive professional experience.