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Drama and Musical Theatre BA

UCAS Code: RB30|Duration: 3 years|Full Time|Creative Campus|UCAS Campus Code: L46
Work placement opportunities|International students can apply

DRAMA

Explore theatre and performance, learn about the origins of current practices, and develop your hands-on skills in making new work.

Liverpool Hope University’s creative community is internationally renowned and world-leading in drama research and practice. You will develop your acting and directing skills, your ability to facilitate drama sessions, your devising skills as well as improving your  critical and reflective writing skills. We make full use of the many theatre venues in Liverpool, from the traditional to the experimental as well as our own Capstone Theatre and several well equipped studio theatre spaces dedicated for student use.

Throughout your time at Liverpool Hope University you will be asked to explore performance in relation to historical and contemporary social and ethical contexts, helping you to understand the critical place of the performing arts in twenty-first century society. Our motto is to ‘educate in the round’, meaning you will develop aesthetic and social skills as a potential future leader in the subject of drama.

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Drama

MUSICAL THEATRE

The growth in importance and popularity of Musical Theatre in the last few years is staggering – being of significant importance to the economies of most of the UKs major cities. This trend of increasing revenue, performances and size of audiences continues to grow year-on-year and has significant impact on a regional, national and global level.

This new programme will allow the study of Musical Theatre from a performative, compositional as well as directorial/production vantage points.

On this course you will study the creative, conceptual interactions that exist between words, music and movement, underpinning the threefold performative relationships between music, dance and acting that communicate and express the art form.

This course will allow you to develop your:

  • performative skills across dance, singing and acting
  • ability to analyse past works of Musical Theatre
  • capacity to compose an original piece of Musical Theatre
  • techniques of direction and producing works of Musical Theatre
  • knowledge of the business management of Musical Theatre
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Musical Theatre
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Combined Honours:

  • Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
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