125 Master's Degrees in Performing Arts 2020

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read More

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Studying the performing arts can be as much an academic pursuit as it is a technical one. Explore the depths of the theory and practice of dance, theater, music and performance art in one interdisciplinary field.

Master in Performing Arts

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Prague, Czech Republic

Authorial Acting students are guided towards becoming creative personalities – capable of making and standing by their own authorial solo and group work based on their own per ... +

Authorial Acting students are guided towards becoming creative personalities – capable of making and standing by their own authorial solo and group work based on their own personal themes. Students grow psychosomatically and gain experience in key areas of human expression: voice, speech, movement, acting, authorial reading, and Dialogical Acting with the Inner Partner (formerly known also as (Inter)acting with the Inner Partner), but also in philosophy, psychology and theatre history. Studies take the form of weekly studio and lecture classes supplemented with intensive workshops with accomplished pedagogues, theoreticians, performers, and authors. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
07 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of con ... +

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of contemporary musicians on a practical, academic and professional basis delivered by highly qualified professionals active in the music industry. -
Master
Full time
Part time
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
Maastricht, Netherlands

If you have completed a Bachelor of Music degree, you can take an entrance examination for the Master of Music programme (Classical Music or Jazz), which will allow you to imp ... +

If you have completed a Bachelor of Music degree, you can take an entrance examination for the Master of Music programme (Classical Music or Jazz), which will allow you to improve your career prospects and broaden your musical horizon. -
Executive courses
Full time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
25 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Surry Hills, Australia

The Master of Music at AMPA is designed to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enter the music industry at a more elite level by further developing and specializ ... +

The Master of Music at AMPA is designed to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enter the music industry at a more elite level by further developing and specializing their performance and composition skills. -
Executive courses
Full time
Part time
2 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong

The M.A. in Music is a two-year part-time or one-year full-time Master's Degree for music educators and other holders of a first degree in music. This flexible course covers d ... +

The M.A. in Music is a two-year part-time or one-year full-time Master's Degree for music educators and other holders of a first degree in music. This flexible course covers different study areas, and students choose courses according to their professional interests and musical aspirations. The programme is designed to develop in graduates the philosophy and skills necessary for postgraduate studies in music: to provide a theoretical framework for research and creative work; to develop opportunities for the application and communication of musical ideas in a variety of settings; and to develop a wider perspective of music and its applications in a changing world context. All courses are taught in English, except for those related to Chinese music which may be taught in Chinese. -
MA
Full time
Part time
English, Chinese
Sep 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 
London, United Kingdom +2 More

Masters acting degree in International Theatre Practice and Performance. Training actors, directors or writers for the stage. Students study in UK, Russia and USA. #rbcITPP

Masters acting degree in International Theatre Practice and Performance. Training actors, directors or writers for the stage. Students study in UK, Russia and USA. #rbcITPP -
Executive courses
Full time
13 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 

You will further refine your training to a high degree of technical and design specialization. Throughout your entire course of study, you will be supported by a well-structur ... +

You will further refine your training to a high degree of technical and design specialization. Throughout your entire course of study, you will be supported by a well-structured, constantly updated cycle of joint efforts, internships and work placements with leading proponents in the world of Italian set design. -
MA
Full time
2 years
Italian
Campus
 
Hull, United Kingdom

The MMus programme is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electr ... +

The MMus programme is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electroacoustic, sonic arts), conducting, music technology, recording, production, pedagogy, film music, aesthetics, philosophy, semiotics, historical and critical musicology, jazz studies, popular music studies, music psychology, theory and analysis. -
Executive courses
Full time
Part time
English
Sep 2020
01 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Harrisonburg, USA

The School of Music offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in composition, conducting, music education, and performance. The program seeks to provide an op ... +

The School of Music offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in composition, conducting, music education, and performance. The program seeks to provide an opportunity for the highest level of musical development and professional training for each student, appropriate for careers in teaching, performance, and composition of music. Conducting majors will undertake a comprehensive study of the literature of their medium, develop advanced insights into the musical ideas and structure of the major works, and refine their conducting and rehearsal skills. -
Executive courses
Full time
Part time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
London, United Kingdom

Develop your choreographic identity over two full years as part of a creative, collaborative and supportive environment.

Develop your choreographic identity over two full years as part of a creative, collaborative and supportive environment. -
MA
Full time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Boston, USA

Learn the art of teaching theatre with our Master of Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre and our Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre. As one ... +

Learn the art of teaching theatre with our Master of Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre and our Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre. As one of the largest programs of its kind in the country, we’ll prepare you to create both theatre and learning experiences that transform lives and communities. With two tracks of study, Theatre Teacher Education or Theatre and Community, our courses integrate theory and reflective practice and give you the opportunity to develop skills and expand your knowledge in the art of theatre, the principles of teaching and learning in theatre, and the practices of applied drama and theatre. -
MA
Full time
Part time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Bath, United Kingdom

Within the context of contemporary movement practice, our postgraduate dance programme has a specialist focus on site, collaboration, and screen-based practice. Our Dance degr ... +

Within the context of contemporary movement practice, our postgraduate dance programme has a specialist focus on site, collaboration, and screen-based practice. Our Dance degree offers a creative environment that supports you to explore and develop your specialist practice within an international community of emerging dance artists. -
MA
Full time
Part time
English
Campus
 
Statesboro, USA

Georgia Southern University’s Master of Music degree provides musicians with an opportunity to further develop and refine their musical skills. It prepares students who wish t ... +

Georgia Southern University’s Master of Music degree provides musicians with an opportunity to further develop and refine their musical skills. It prepares students who wish to pursue doctoral studies and provides T-5 certification to music educators who have already received or who are eligible to receive basic certification. -
Executive courses
Full time
2 years
English
13 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Szeged, Hungary

The MA program in Classical Singing is designed to provide students with basic theoretical subjects such as literature, prosody, history of art, stylistics, music history, fol ... +

The MA program in Classical Singing is designed to provide students with basic theoretical subjects such as literature, prosody, history of art, stylistics, music history, folk music, composition theory, concert visiting, composition practice, and analysis. -
MA
Full time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Sydney, Australia

Strengthen your creative practice with a robust research foundation. Take your performance to the next level.

Strengthen your creative practice with a robust research foundation. Take your performance to the next level. -
Executive courses
Full time
Part time
2 years
English
Campus