Rose Bruford College
Devised Theatre and Performance MA
Rose Bruford College

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Please apply directly to by 1st May 2022.

We are delighted to run MA/MFA programmes with (formerly LISPA). is a centre of artistic research, innovation and individuation. It seeks to inspire the theatre and performance arts of tomorrow and appeals to those committed to the creation of their own work - whether as actors, performers, directors or writers for the stage. The journey it offers is both poetic and practical, integrating a deep curiosity for life with a passion for theatre and performance.

Why choose this course? The Devised Theatre and Performance MA (DTAP) prepares you for the challenging task of creating your own work. You will enhance your physical, emotional, imaginative and cognitive playfulness in order to be well equipped for the demanding journey of articulating, shaping and presenting your artistic visions. You will develop a better understanding of "the physical body you have, the subtle body you are, and the collective body we all have in common". The exploration of the dynamic relationships between these different bodies will provoke your physical and emotional imagination, creative intuition and personal playfulness, initiating awareness of what we call the Poetic Body. Awareness of this body lies at the very centre of's DTAP Course pedagogy, since accessing it is essential for the creation of new performance languages.

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Entry Requirements / Admissions

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance is London’s International Drama School. We welcome students from around the world for both BA and MA/MFA degree study in performance, design, management and technical arts and short-term courses, summer scho

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Devised Theatre and Performance, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

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Tuition Fees Devised Theatre and Performance MA

Ireland £16250
EU £16250
International £16250
England UK £16250
Northern Ireland £16250
Scotland £16250
Wales £16250
Channel Islands £16250

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fees quoted are for September 2021 entry. The tuition fees for September 2022 entry have not been published yet.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

About Rose Bruford College

Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance (RBC) is a school specialised in teaching Drama, located in the South of London. RBC provides education based on all aspects of Drama production, ranging from Acting and Audio Production, to Lighting Design and Costume Production. Whatever your interest might be, the facilities and departments are in place at this college to provide for your particular needs.

Student composition of Rose Bruford College

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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