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Theatre Arts courses

Join professional-level theatre productions and develop your craft

Get ready to explore all aspects of making theatre and choose your specialism, in one of the few courses that offers a degree in Acting, Design or Directing.

Theatre arts at Middlesex

In 2020, Theatre Arts won MDXSU Course of the Year voted for by students and scored 96% in student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020) showing what a special, diverse and dynamic practice-based community we’ve got here.

We blur boundaries between performance and design to provide an unrivalled insight into contemporary theatre.

Gain experience with theatre companies, be inspired by cultural life in London and choose postgraduate study to develop your practice even further.

  • Studying Theatre Arts at Middlesex University

    Watch our video of the some of the performances, productions and backstage designing and set-ups that take place on our Theatre degrees.

  • A day in the life of a theatre arts student

    Hear from Theatre Arts students about what a typical day here at MDX looks like.

We are ranked 1st for graduate prospects in London for Drama and Dance and Cinematics.

The Complete University Guide, 2019

Theatre facilities

Our extensive multi-purpose teaching, performance and rehearsal spaces are designed to facilitate every aspect of the theatre making process in-house, and are kitted out with the most innovative lighting, sound and video technologies available.

Explore all our Performing Arts facilities
  • Theatre Arts courses in the news

"We are here!" say MDX Class of 2020 creative industries graduates

"I am so proud of students who have demonstrated resilience, adaptability and creativity in facing the future": Executive Dean Carole-Anne Upton

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