Drama, Theatre and Performance BA (Hons)
Studying Drama, Theatre and Performance at Lancaster gives you the opportunity to learn about innovative twentieth and twenty-first century theatre and performance through an exciting and varied mix of practical and academic approaches. You will gain critical and creative skills that open up possibilities for working in theatre, while making you highly attractive to a wide range of other employers.
You will be taught by theatre practitioners and scholars and will benefit from performance facilities and the access to professional practice provided by our close relationship with Lancaster Arts and with other leading organisations in the creative and cultural industries.
Throughout your degree you will be given the opportunity to gain knowledge of different modes of acting and theatre production from ancient Greek theatre to cutting edge contemporary theatre. You will be given the option to choose modules on Devising, Dance Theatre, Performing Texts, Theatre for Social Change, Visual Theatre, Writing for Performance, Contemporary European Postdramatic Theatre, Contemporary Dance and the Visual Arts, New Scenographies in Performance, New Writing in Contemporary British Theatre and Community Theatre. You will have a number of opportunities to complete solo and group performance projects including the final degree show.
The interdisciplinary environment supported by the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts gives you the opportunity to either focus solely on Theatre or choose to take some modules in Art, Design, Film, or Sound. You will have the opportunity to gain real world experience in the creative arts with our Creative Enterprise module, working on a live project to deliver a creative arts initiative in the community.
A Level - ABB
Required Subjects Theatre, Drama, Dance or Performance are considered desirable but applications from those studying other subjects who can demonstrate experience and interest in practical theatre are welcomed