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Physical Acting

University of Kent

12 months
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16800 GBP/year
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About

This taught Physical Acting programme from University of Kent explores physical training for actors and performance practice. Based on an intensive, sustained and sophisticated engagement with this specialist aspect of theatre practice, the programme gives you the opportunity to work as individual practitioners and as an ensemble.

Overview

The Physical Acting programme from University of Kent explores:

  • physical and vocal training processes for actors
  • acting processes for performers
  • autonomous and collaborative practice
  • interdisciplinary approaches

It also equips you with the ability to document research practices in an appropriate form that is viewed as an integral part of the process and outcomes of this MA.

You have the opportunity to work with internationally respected physical theatre and training specialists, including Professor Paul Allain and Kent colleagues, as well as participate in a professional workshop on actor training by a visiting practitioner working within the tradition of European experimental theatre. You can participate fully in the activities of the Department’s very active research centre, the ‘European Theatre Research Network’.

Careers

Arts graduates have gone on to work in a range of professions from museum positions and teaching roles to working as journalists and theatre technicians. Our graduates have found work in Pinewood Studios, The National Theatre and other arts, culture and heritage-related organisations, in roles including editorial assistants and even stunt doubles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ensemble Devising and Performance 
  • Physical and Vocal Training for Actors 
  • Solo Acting:Composition and Performance 
  • Dissertation Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, it is recommend to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree or better, usually in a relevant humanities subject. In certain circumstances, the School will consider candidates who have not followed a conventional education path or who may have relevant experience in the industry. These cases are assessed individually by the Director of Graduate Studies.
  • Your application should include a sample of your academic writing. Ideally this will be an essay, on a similar or related topic, that you have recently written as part of your undergraduate degree programme. Please upload this to your application portal.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16800 GBP/year
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  • National

    8100 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8100 GBP per year during 12 months.

EU students - £12600

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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