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Collaborative Theatre Making MA

Collaborative Theatre Making MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Theatre & Dramatic Arts Theatre Production

Course type


Course Summary

This course is delivered in association with internationally renowned theatre company Frantic Assembly. This Master’s degree provides a unique opportunity to develop collaborative theatre making skills relevant to professional level contemporary theatre across Europe, Australia, North America and Asia. This course has been designed to prepare you to be innovative and adventurous performers, theatre makers, educators and researchers. It aims to provide you with an advanced understanding and associated skills in performance techniques, improvisational process, composition and performance skills. Your learning is underpinned by development of the professional, interpersonal and communication skills needed to successfully collaborate in theatre making and work as part of a team to maximise your own and each other’s skills, knowledge and creativity. You will be taught how to critique and use new and existing approaches to contemporary theatre making and performance, gaining a solid foundation in contemporary theatre theories and concepts, reflective practice strategies, professional level approaches to project management, design and evaluation. Drawing on the working practices of Frantic Assembly, you will expand your own artistic practice and ability to create original and innovative work, culminating in public performances at an established performance venue. There is a strong emphasis within the course on your future career, aimed not only to help you finalise your chosen career path, but also ensure that you have the professional level of artistic and business skills and knowledge to thrive in the demanding and highly competitive world of contemporary theatre.

Different course options

Full time | Coventry University | 1 year | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This is a semester two module.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should ideally hold a good honours degree 2.2 or above in a relevant academic discipline. However, applications from candidates with relevant experience will also be considered on an individual basis.

University information

Coventry University is famed for its top-class student support facilities, including the Jaguar Centre, which was designed specifically to support postgraduate students. Postgraduate courses are offered in an array of subjects like Creative Writing, Social Work, Financial Management, Aerospace Engineering and Psychology. You can gain a postgraduate qualification through teaching, online learning or research. Options include: Certificate...more