University of East London: Contemporary Performance Practices

InstitutionUniversity of East London View institution profile
Department School of Arts and Digital Industries (ADI)
Telephone 0208 223 3333
Study type Taught


An exciting, contemporary focused, masters level programme that responds to the creative industry demands of today by developing artists who will graduate as multi-skilled creative producers and practitioners. This interdisciplinary based programme is for artists and practitioners wanting to develop innovative artistic practice and are interested in cultural leadership. The programme offers a practice-based approach that works across traditional disciplines of drama, music and dance, and applied/community based practices. We welcome applications from those with specialisms in any of the following; theatre, dance, music or applied performance.
We are superbly located at in East London at the centre of an area of intense cultural development and potential innovation with opportunities to work alongside established national cultural and arts partners such as LIFT, the Olympic Park and East London Dance.

The academic staff are also practising professionals, some of whom run their own producing companies and arts practices. You are encouraged take advantage of our industry links and network as you progress throughout your course.

The programme has the advantage of professional standard studios and technical facilities.

The programme is delivered in twilight and evening sessions so we are able to welcome those with work and daytime responsibilities.


University of East London


The University of East London (UEL) is the careers-led university; we’ve been preparing our students for the jobs of the future for over 125 years. We are constantly updating our courses to ensure our students are always prepared for evolving industries and job markets. With support and innovation at the forefront of everything we do, our students are well equipped to progress on to great things.

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With campuses in Stratford and in the Royal Albert Dock, East London is evolving around us. We’re at the heart of an incredibly innovative area in one …

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