MA Applied Theatre is an exciting taught
postgraduate degree that offers the opportunity to explore key
concepts and methodologies in applied theatre and performance.
It is a practice-focused programme that
places your own work as a thinking practitioner at the heart of
investigations into processes and techniques.
It provides you with the opportunity to
develop advanced skills and knowledge in the use of
theatre and performance in participatory, community and social
MA Applied Theatre is part of a vibrant suite
of practice-based taught postgraduate programmes in the creative
arts, Whilst your focus will be on Applied Theatre, there will
also be opportunities for exciting cross-disciplinary study across
these two programmes.
Students will be able to work in a partnership
with Askham Grange Prison and The Clean Break Theatre Company.
This work is led by Rachel Conlon.
What is Applied Theatre?
Applied theatre is an umbrella term, embracing
participatory performance and workshop activity that often have
social, political or developmental objectives.
Who is this programme for?
The programme is aimed at both recent graduates
and those already with a work profile in drama, theatre or
What qualifications will I need?
Candidates for the MA programme are considered on
the combination of all elements of their application, including
existing arts practice, evidence of critical and reflective
engagement and academic qualifications. For all candidates there
will be an interview and consideration of a portfolio of work,
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How much does it cost?
The fees are subject to review.
Please visit our
tuition fees webpage for up-to-date information
A 10% discount is applicable to all YSJU
Alumni undertaking PG level study.
How do I
Use the button below to apply for our
full-time and part-time programmes. For help completing the
online application, please refer to our guide.
For further information please contact:
Dr Nick Rowe, Senior Lecturer in
Theatre and Health E: email@example.com T: 01904