This course focuses on the production of masks, acting with masks, theory and didactics. A large part of the training includes practical work with the production of and acting with the masks. Acting with masks is the study of a type of theatre in which a person physically uses or puts on a mask, and brings it to life through acting. Masks are often integrated in ordinary theatre. Specialisation in acting with masks provides you with basic knowledge of how to produce theatre masks and about how masks can be used and integrated in different types of drama work. The mask in European theatre and Theatre of the Grotesque/Commedia dell’ arte is central in this course.
There are no specific requirements for this course.
It is recommended that you have completed one year of study (60 ECTS credits) within Drama and Theatre Communication.
How to apply
International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.
Application deadline: 1 October.
The course covers the following four main areas:
- acting with masks
- production of masks
- subject didactics
This four subjects are drawn together in an experimental and developing project during the drama practice period.
There is no semester fee for exchange students.
Questions about this course?
Contact our administrative coordinator by e-mail if you have questions about this course.