Mfa Theatre Directing
The Master in Fine Art Theatre Directing programme is the first entirely practised-based master's programme of its kind in Ireland. Applications for 2023 are now open. The closing date is March 31, 20
This programme is tailored to provide talented individuals with the necessary skills to pursue a career in the professional theatre and related industries.
In addition to the core classes and workshops, individual and group tuition from The Lir’s Head of Directing will be a key feature of the training. In addition, master classes by visiting practitioners will supplement the student experience. Professional placements are a key feature of the programme and all students will showcase their work in public performances at the culmination of the course. Students can opt to take this course either part-time (24 months) or full-time (12 months).
Full-time and part-time students will take three concurrent modules in the first two terms. The final module (Module 5) will be taught in the third term and subsequent summer months (for full-time students) or in the second year of the course (for part-time students) and will culminate with a professional production staged in one of The Lir’s performance studios. Term Three will be supplemented by an ongoing series of master classes from professional directors and theatre makers.
On completion of this postgraduate degree, you will qualify and graduate from Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin.
Applications for Sept 2023 start are now open here. Initial deadline 31 March, early application advisable as places offered after that date. Final deadline 30 June.Browse the 2023 prospectus here.