Norwegian version

Oral Storytelling as Artistic Research

Master's course

Oral storytelling as an art form is a growing field in the contemporary performing art scene. This course places emphasis on the student’s academic and artistic ability to reflect, discuss and perform oral storytelling in line with socially relevant challenges.

  • Admission requirements

    The students need to have BA to attend the course and two years of documented storytelling practice. 

  • How to apply

    You apply via Søknadsweb (fsweb.no), where you fill in your details and upload all the required documents.

    More information about admission to the international master's degree programmes.

    Application deadline: Continuous admission Autumn 2021

  • Content

    The course covers two main areas: oral storytelling as performative artform, artistic research and theory. 

    Oral storytelling as performative - and verbal artform

    • storytelling practice
    • advanced explorative training
    • organisation and management of process and production

    Artistic research and Theory

    • artistic research methodology
    • performance theory
  • Course description

    Oral storytelling as artistic research provides further education for experienced oral storytellers. The course aims to develop the students’ own artistic expertise and discuss, reflect and explore the possibilities for using oral storytelling as a performative artform in different contexts. In the course, the students will work on their own artistic project leading to a performance.

  • How the programme is taught

    The first part of the course will be organized as online tutoring and teaching with online material, individual and in groups. One week of the course is organized as workshops and seminars at campus. I addition will the exam/the performances be arranged at OsloMet. 

  • Programme structure

    Optional course Spans multiple semesters

    1st year of study

    1st semester
  • Costs

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