Program Details

Master in Fine Art Playwriting. Full time one year, part time, two years
Dublin, Ireland
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Fine Art

Program Overview

Program Description:
This course is designed to equip students of exceptional talent with the skills necessary to pursue a career in theatre and related industries through the development of skills, professional practices and creative approaches to writing for performance. It encourages a self-reflexive approach to learning with a view to developing independent thinking practitioners of theatre. Through a series of skills-based writing workshops and tutorials with professional playwrights, directors and a dramaturge the individual voice of the student writer will be nurtured and developed. Classes in dramaturgy and contemporary theatre practice will supplement the training. The course will culminate in the writing of a performance for the student’s chosen medium that will benefit from staged readings, rehearsals, staging or recording.

Additional Program Information

Master Degree
Financial Aid:
In addition to the information required on the online Trinity College Dublin form, you are also required to upload a copy of each of the following: a) a letter that outlines the applicant’s theatre education and highlights the applicant’s writing experience to date. b) a ‘statement of purpose’ that refers to the applicants ambitions in terms of writing style, form and medium. c) a résumé (CV) d) a sample of writing in the form of a play (minimum 45 minutes reading time) e) two references/testimonials from those familiar with your writing and/or third level education
International Requirements:
Fluency in English

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