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Central Saint Martins

Performance Programme

The Performance programme consists of the following courses:

Foundation Studies in Performance

A Drama Centre Course at Central Saint Martins. 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.

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Level: Pre-degree

BA (Hons) Acting

A Drama Centre course at Central Saint Martins, BA Acting prepares you for direct entry to the profession while laying the foundations for a lifelong acting career.

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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

A Drama Centre course at Central Saint Martins, MA Acting focuses on the actor as material and maker.

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Level: Postgraduate

MA Character Animation

Ideas for stories and characters, but not sure how to make them move?

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Directing

A Drama Centre course at Central Saint Martins. 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.

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Level: Undergraduate

MA Dramatic Writing

We train the next generation of writing talent, giving them the confidence and skills required to thrive in the industry.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Performance Design and Practice

Bringing together artists, directors, writers, researchers and designers, this course sets the agendas that drive performance practice in the twenty-first century.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Screen: Acting

A Drama Centre course at Central Saint Martins, MA Screen: Acting provides a rigorous conservatoire training, focused on performance for the screen.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Screen: Directing

A Drama Centre course at Central Saint Martins, MA Screen: Directing trains you to inspire creative performance from actors on screen.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

Performance stories

Reader: Andrea Luka Zimmerman

To mark our new Readers, we hear more about their research plans. Here, Andrea Luka Zimmerman, Reader and Lecturer in the Performance programme, talks about access to artists' films and the need for new narrative structures in film.

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