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Drama and Performance Programme

The Drama and Performance programme consists of the following courses and pathways:

Foundation Studies in Performance

With its focus firmly on practical skills and techniques, Foundation Studies in Performance broadens your horizons and lets you test your aims and aptitudes in a supportive environment.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Pre-degree

BA (Hons) Acting

Originating from Drama Centre London, BA Acting prepares you for direct entry to the profession while laying the foundations for a lifelong acting career. Intensive and vocational, it’s based on the work of teaching giants like Stanislavsky.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Undergraduate

BA (Hons) Performance: Design and Practice

Challenging assumptions and territories, this course explores theatre, film, video and live art. It emphasises collaborative practice, instilling a strong set of specialist and transferable skills. In the final year you’ll shape your own individual project, anticipating your future in this diverse and expanding sector.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Undergraduate

MA Acting

Originating from Drama Centre London, MA Acting is an intensive 45 week conservatoire actor training course. Eight weeks of the course are spent studying in Moscow.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Character Animation

Ideas for stories and characters, but not sure how to go about it? Want to make your drawings move? MA Character Animation appeals to designers, artists, illustrators and others who want to learn how to animate.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

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MA Directing

Originating from Drama Centre London, MA Directing is a four year integrated Masters course which equips you with the artistic and technical skills suitable for work or for further training in theatre, film, television and radio.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Undergraduate

MA Dramatic Writing

The Masters in Dramatic Writing at Central Saint Martins is an extended full-time course delivered over two years. It provides a challenging though supportive learning environment through which students explore the craft of writing for drama and performance.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Performance Design and Practice

This course brings together artists, directors, writers, researchers and designers to set the agendas that will drive performance practice in the 21st century. Graduates go on to professional practice, working as influential directors, writers and producers in theatre, TV, film, opera or dance, or progress to research degree study.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

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MA Screen: Acting

Originating from Drama Centre London, MA Screen Acting course specialises in giving the actor a rigorous and intense conservatoire training focused on delivering performance for the screen.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

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MA Screen: Directing

Originating from Drama Centre London, this intensive course gives you a unique insight into an actor's conservatoire training, giving the director the intellectual and artistic tools to better communicate and stimulate a creative performance from actors on film.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

Drama and Performance Programme news

Take Five: Jeroen Bloemen

With Degree Show Two: Design coming to a close today, we take a look at our students’ final projects and the inspirations behind them. Performance artist and MA Performance Design […]

Take Five: Inês Delicioso

As our students prepare for the public opening of Degree Show Two: Design tomorrow, we take a closer look at their final projects and the inspirations behind them. MA Character […]

Normal to Dissent.

2018 marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which extended voting rights to women who met certain, limited criteria, but left 60% of the female population […]

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Improbable Generations

From January to March 2018, Guy Dartnell and Alex Murdoch from Improbable theatre company facilitated a series of improvisation workshops with a group of Islington residents over the age of […]

Workshop Wunderkammer

Showcasing the boldness and breadth of our technical teams with a cabinet of curiosities, Workshop Wunderkammer features the work of 28 technicians across the College and brings together a diverse […]

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