MA Immersive Theatre
On MA Immersive Theatre, you will explore and, if you choose, will be able to make: site-responsive, one-to-one and audio-driven performance; simulation and VR/AR/MR/CR/XR; conceptual art; raves, gig theatre; street, protest and invisible theatre; sensory labyrinth; dance/movement/body-centred performance; other forms of immersive performance not listed here and which might not even be recognised yet. You will be developing your ideas, knowledge and practice in a department that has been making dynamic, adventurous performance for several decades.
- Study the history of particular immersive forms and think about their future.
- Become a writer in immersive performance, understand how to do scripting and storytelling work in the context of immersive/participatory performance.
- Think about how space is used in particular forms of participatory performance, and how do immersive forms make us think differently about space and place.
- Develop the connections between participatory performance and democratic citizenship.
- The programme enables you to think about therapeutic dimensions and potentialities of particular forms of immersive performance.
- Understand which educational platforms can immersive performance nuture.
- Think about what immersive performance practices offer retail and marketing sectors, and what can commercial sectors do for immersive practice.
- Taught in Liverpool Screen School, which prides itself on excellent programmes within media, journalism, the performing arts and writing.
Immersive performance is a rich, always evolving, multidimensional world, and it is a world that the staff on MA Immersive Theatre are excited to navigate with and for you.
Tuition fees 2021/22:
Home (full-time, per year):£7,250
International (full-time, per year):£15,600
Home (part-time, per year):£3,625
Full-time (1 year)
Part-time (2 years)
You will need a minimum 2:1 honours degree in a performing arts-related subject, or a minimum three years professional practice, or with demonstrable creative potential and critical thinking assessed through interview/audition and written submission.