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Theatre Arts

Start your career in Theatre Arts

Gain an extraordinary insight into the world of contemporary theatre. You’ll explore and boost your career prospects with work placements at professional theatre companies and our North London campus is home to five theatre studios, so there’s plenty of room to nurture your talent and passions.

  • Learn more at our Undergraduate Open Day

    This is your chance to see our world-class facilities and our north London campus and speak with our friendly students and academics to find out about studying at Middlesex.

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  • Book your tickets to 'Constellations' - a MDX Theatre Arts production

    Theatre Arts MDX will present a new version of Nick Payne’s acclaimed play Constellations, first produced by the Royal Court in 2012 and revived on the West End last summer. Join us in the Ravensfield Theatre on our Hendon campus to witness this collaborative project between first year students on our Theatre Performance and Theatre Design programmes. The show runs for three performances between 31 March-1 April.

    Get your free tickets

  • Join our MDX Theatre Club!

    If you're between the ages of 16-25 and interested in Theatre, sign up for free to our Theatre Club! It works a bit like a book club - you'll watch a piece of digital theatre in your own time and meet up online to discuss it. The group will meet on the last Thursday of every month.

    Sign up for free

Your Career In Performing Arts

Hear from Shane, a current student in Theatre Arts and Kevin, a graduate in Dance Performance about how Middlesex helped them to set goals for a career in Performing Arts and provided support to get them where they want to be.

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We’re excited for you to join our creative community in the Autumn so that you can experience our outstanding teaching, learning and state-of-the-art facilities!

But what does teaching actually look like for you when you start your degree?

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How our academics are building a more inclusive and fairer future for the performing arts

Our academics lead the way in creative innovation with their research, to help make the creative industries a fairer more inclusive place to work.

Read about our Performing Arts department's work

Get to know your course

A day in the life of a Theatre Arts student

Find out what it's like to study Theatre Arts from the students themselves!

Get to know your tutors

  • Theatre Design and Production workshop

    In this video, Nicola Stammers, Programme leader for Theatre Design and Production, will show you how to make puppets using simple objects you might have at home and how you can bring the puppets to life

  • Theatre Arts mini-workshop

    In this video, Rob Vesty, Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts, will guide you through a series of movements and exercises you can do at home. Using these basic ingredients, you will be able to create a mini-performance.

Our exceptional graduates

Comedian and Theatre Arts grad Jacob Hawley is making some exciting content with BBC Sounds. His show 'Jacob Hawley: On Drugs' got a Silver Award in the Best New Presenters category in the ARIAS202, the big radio industry awards.

Application Help

BA Theatre Performance and Production audition tips

Here's some top tips to help with your audition from Theatre Arts Senior Lecturer Dr Robert Vesty

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Find out more about Theatre Arts courses

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Theatre Arts courses

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