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Applied Theatre and Intervention - MA


University of Leeds    School of Performance and Cultural Industries

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

Explore the application of theatre practice as an interventionist tool, and discover how to use theatre to effect social change.

This Masters course allows you to investigate current issues, debates and theories around applied theatre in the diverse contexts of education, health and mental health, community work, and the criminal justice system.

You’ll gain a critical understanding of issues relating to applied theatre, such as ethics, boundaries, and evaluation, alongside structures of good practice. You’ll also develop your own creative practice, honing your facilitation skills with expert guidance from established practitioners.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor undergraduate degree with a 2:1 (hons) or higher.

You may have a first degree in theatre and performance, media, education, social work, sociology, liberal arts or languages. Applicants would benefit from an existing interest in, or experience of, socially engaged pedagogies or arts, in community or educational contexts.

Applicants must demonstrate understanding of the course by responding to the five questions in the personal statement section of their online application. Please ensure you respond to the questions asked in the supporting statement section of the application.


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