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Qualification type

MFA - Master of Fine Art

Subject areas

Choreography

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Summary

Develop your choreographic identity over two full years as part of a creative, collaborative and supportive environment.

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.

You will be supported by the mentorship and teaching of experienced staff in our modern studios and well-equipped performance theatre. Study with highly experienced in-house and visiting artists and tutors alongside a creative community of peers.

The Department is home to the internationally recognised Centre for Dance Research, which foregrounds the research of dance as cultural and artistic expression as theatre performance and beyond. Through seminars, forums and conferences involving staff and international invited guests, the Centre supports a compelling research culture.

We also have excellent links with dance companies and creative organisations. In easy reach of London’s vibrant dance scene, the campus has superb studios and a state-of-the-art theatre for dance students.

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme can be found working as independent artists in London, Berlin and New York; presenting their work at a number of venues in London and at the Edinburgh and Stockholm Fringe Festivals; teaching in higher education in the UK and abroad; and curating programmes and events for dance artists across Europe.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Through a collaborative and constructive laboratory environment, this module will enable students to interrogate their existing choreographic practice. Weekly questions, tasks and assignments will encourage students to investigate choreographic identity and to question the shifting roles of ?a choreographer?. Workshop tasks and provocations will sit alongside site, museum and gallery visits to develop crafting dexterity, personal resources, skills and versatility. The module also seeks to develop students? working knowledge of dramaturgy and their capacities of observation, responsiveness and critical awareness in constructing self/peer review and feedback.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,755

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,425

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. Applicants are required to provide and upload or post a DVD of one recent group choreography for this course. The work should be accompanied by a short statement which reveals the applicant's intention and interest in making this particular work.

University information

Located in south-west London, the University of Roehampton has a 54-acre parkland campus with state-of-the-art facilities, located within 30 minutes of central London. The University has a history dating back over 175 years. Through its oldest College, Whitelands, it has provided higher education to women for longer than any university in the country. Today, it has a thriving range of postgraduate programmes and an excellent research...more

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