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Bath Spa University: Performing Shakespeare

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


A practical and contextual course for aspiring performers, directors and teachers.

  • Examine Shakespeare's theatre through a variety of workshops, masterclasses, off-site visits, production work and more.

  • Take advantage of our industry links, opportunities to network and collaborate, field trips and intensive training opportunities.

  • Opportunities for additional training include a two-week residency at Shakespeare's Globe and an accreditation in combat.

If you’re interested in the performance of Shakespeare and want to study the original and contemporary practices, then this MA is for you. You’ll take part in actor training and research seminars, leading to presentations and performances using our indoor and outdoor theatres on campus and in Bath city centre.

You’ll develop production and networking skills, building a theatre company and a professional profile. We’ll give you opportunities to take your work to external venues as part of your studies. With opportunities to work with BA Acting and Drama students, you’ll get the experience as an actor to lead workshops and as a researcher who can work in productions. We place emphasis on practice- based work. You’ll take part in workshops on voice, text, movement and directing in our state-of-the-art studios.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Our graduates have become producers; actors; teachers; and PhD students. Other students have set up their own theatre companies.


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

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