International Theatre Practice and Performance* MA/MFA

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About this course


3 Years

Term Start

September 2018

Entry Requirements

This Programme is for those with an undergraduate degree or relevant professional experience.

*Subject to validation. 

This three-year MFA is a unique global degree offered by Rose Bruford College in London in partnership with National Theater Institute (NTI) in Connecticut. It draws on the benefits and experience of two allied, reputable conservatoire institutions with an excellent history of delivering high-quality vocational theatre training. It uniquely integrates the American and British approaches to theatre training. The programme aims to inspire the theatre and performance arts of tomorrow and appeals to those committed to the creation of their own work – whether as actors, designers, directors or writers for the stage. The journey which NTI offers is rigorous, intensive, comprehensive and practical, integrating a deep curiosity for life with a passion for theatre and performance.

The National Theater Institute takes place and is a programme of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, the recipient of two Tony Awards and the 2015 National Medal of Arts from President Obama.

Why choose this course?

Study at three different locations:

  • Year one Rose Bruford College, London
  • Year two National Theater Institute in Connecticut, USA
  • Year three Moscow Art Theatre School and London

Fee and Application Information

How to Apply

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Course content

The feature of this MFA Programme is that students would study performance, theatre and drama in it’s a totality: acting, directing, playwriting, musical theatre/actor musicianship, theory, history and dramatic literature as well as some basic aspects of technical theatre, design and producing. The benefits to a student are probably self-evident and enticing but every student would graduate with a solid understanding of how theater and performance functions across the globe.The students on this course not just to be internationally-focused, highly motivated and self-reflective but also to be self-sustaining in their approach to theatre making, productions and resources, taking charge of their own technical needs to the degree that this is appropriate.