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Theatre Directing Certificate Course

Duration of study: 12 monthsStart date: September 1, 2023Course format: Distance or blended course

In this program, you will learn by doing from day one and gain hands-on experience for the entire 12 months. You will have the opportunity to go through all the stages of a professional performance. At the end of the training, an important stage is the final exam. For students of certificate courses Theatre Directing, the educational project is a explication book.

Who is this course for?

  • Experienced theatre directors.
    • You will be able to get a structured set of knowledge from an experienced expert, upgrade your skills and reach a new level.
  • For novice specialists in theatre industry.
    • You will be able to gain knowledge and tools to embody your creative vision, find your style and develop as a director.

What will you be able to learn?

  • The fundamentals of theatre directing
  • How to embody creative ideas
  • How to interact with a team
  • How to correctly build a composition on stage
  • Understanding your strengths and find style
  • Create actions on stage

How is the studying going?

The course is a drop of theory and a sea of practice.

Study lectures on your own:

  • You consolidate knowledge in practice and hand over the work.
  • Based on the completed assignments, you are preparing a graduation performance.

Some of the key learning objectives of the program:

  • How to read and analyze a play, how to formulate a plot and the super-objective of the performance.
  • What a theatre director should prepare for the first meeting with actors.
  • How to lead actors from the first meeting to the performance.
  • How to work with the production team.
  • What tools should directors possess to help actors prepare for their roles.
  • How to choose and apply rehearsal methods and acting technique.
  • The post-production aspects of a performance.

Theatre Directing Modules:

  • Ensemble Building
  • The Director and Author
  • The Director and Form in Performance
  • Text. Voice. Physical Action
  • The Director and Method
  • The Director and Production

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Be part of a huge community of theatre directors! We have students from 32 countries of the world.

Intake 1 September 2023 | Format Distance or Blended