What will I learn?

This practice-focused course aims to equip you with the skills you need to be an applied arts professional. Taught predominantly through practical activities, you will learn skills in performing, creating, facilitating and producing your own performance projects. The modules are designed to nurture your creative potential and individual artistic identity. You will explore performing arts practices from a wide range of global and local contexts and learn inclusive and diverse approaches to theatre-making. You will learn how to use new technologies in performance as well as stage performances in unconventional places and digital spaces.By the end of the course, you will have set up your own company, staged your own theatrical performances, gained a LCME accredited certificate in teaching performing arts and prepared a professional portfolio in preparation for entering the arts industry.This course develops your skills as a performer, theatre-maker and arts facilitator. You will learn about different genres and modes of performance to equip you with the skills to develop your own innovative work. Across the modules, you will engage with processes of acting, movement, storytelling and writing for performance.This course enables you to consider and gain experience of curating performance events for a wide range of audiences, particularly within community settings.Each level of the programme has a project that involves creating and staging a performance. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other areas of the London College of Music and will meet a range of visiting artists and organisations from the performing arts industry. During your course you will have access to flexible performance spaces with lighting and sound equipment, a dance studio and rehearsal rooms, and professional theatre venues beyond the university.This course is a great career choice for working in;Theatre Industry – performing, directing, writing, producing.Theatre Organisations – arts administration, education and outreach officer, literary department, fundraising.Education – teacher (PGCE/ teacher training), teaching and learning assistant, arts education organisation, theatre in education company.Cultural Heritage sector – engagement professional at museums and community heritage centres.Further study that can be undertaken upon course completion: MA Theatre and Performance Practice MA Music and Performing Arts Education

Which department am I in?

London College of Music

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,250.00 (US$ 17,666) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022


Main site - West London

St Mary's Road,




W5 5RF, England

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