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Bath Spa University: Classical Acting

Institution Bath Spa University View institution profile
Department School of Music and Performing Arts
Telephone 01225 876180
Study type Taught


A postgraduate acting course for live-performance actors at all stages of their career.

  • Taught by highly regarded specialists in acting and directing.

  • Flexible delivery – study full-time, part-time.

  • Excellent industry links in Bath, the UK and internationally.

The MA in Classical Acting is a postgraduate acting course for live-performance actors at all stages of their career and is taught by highly regarded specialists in acting and directing.

You’ll gain insight into the classical drama canon (from Ancient Greece to the mid-20th century) and enhance your understanding, creativity and delivery of classical texts. Your skills will be developed through evaluation and reflection on your own practice; expanding your artistic and market awareness; and gaining insights into innovative artistic practices.

You might explore areas such as: Greek Comedies and Tragedies; English Renaissance Plays; Naturalistic Plays from Germany, Norway, Russia, America and Britain.


Bath Spa University


Bath Spa University is about more than studying. It’s about getting stuck in: thinking, making and doing. About bumping into friends on campus, embracing challenges and genuinely caring. We push boundaries and ourselves. If that sounds good to you, you’ll fit in well.


Why Bath Spa?
Excellent Reputation
Our origins date back to 1852 and the original Bath School of Art, so we've built our reputation on more than 160 years of tradition and success. We're growing steadily too, with exciting courses and areas of research

Well connected
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