Stage Directing Course

Music Theatre Performance and Drama, Performative Arts - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) / Master of Arts (M.A.)

Stage Directing Course

At the heart of our course is work on new forms of speech and music theatre, as well as on scientifically based approaches to performative theatre. Within the study programme, we teach and debate the basic principles and approaches of philosophy, sociology and aesthetics, a knowledge of theatrical and cultural history, the outlines of a contemporary theatre aesthetic, dramaturgical skills in music and speech theatre, as well as the fundamental craftsmanship and skills of theatre directing.

Statement by the Director of Studies

All the students and teachers within the Directing course want to meet people with an urge to express their lived present through the medium of theatre?

How can we continually redefine the concepts of theatre? How can we call customary ways of seeing into question, and change them?

All the lecturers and professors work in contemporary theatre practice.

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Bachelor of Arts

Application deadline: The application deadline for the summer semester 2023 has expired (December 12, 2022). Information on the application deadline for the summer semester 2024 will follow in May.
Qualifying examination: 01/24/23 – 01/26/23
Start of the semester: Summer 2023
Opening of the applicant portal: 01.09.2022 – 12.12.2022

All application documents are submitted online via the applicant portal.

Master of Arts

Application deadline: 01 May 2023
Qualifying procedure: June 20-22, 2023
Start of studies: winter semester 2023 / 2024
Opening of the applicant portal: 01.03.2023 - 01.05.2023

All application documents are submitted online via the applicant portal.

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Cooperation Partners

The Directing study programme is a course of the Munich Academy of Music and Theatre, within the August Everding Theaterakademie’s cooperation model. Tuition takes place at the Theaterakademie’s premises at the Prinzregententheater in Munich.