Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Performing Arts in Asia

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Performing Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a degree rewarded to students who complete an undergraduate program that typically lasts four years. This type of degree can be focused on the sciences, liberal arts, or a mixture of the two. 

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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BA in Dance

University of Nicosia
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

To provide intellectually and creatively challenging courses which fulfill the personal development of students and are founded on scholarship, artistry and research. [+]

Bachelors of Arts in Performing Arts in Asia 2017. Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Dance (BA, 4 years) Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or part-time; some General Education courses are offered on e-learning basis. Minimum Credits: 120 Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme: Aims The main educational aims of the programme are the following: I. To provide intellectually and creatively challenging courses which fulfill the personal development of students and are founded on scholarship, artistry and research. II. To enhance participation, guidance, support learning and teaching policies which fulfill the needs of a diverse student community at high standards of achievement. III. To develop in students a blend of knowledge, experience, transferable skills and capabilities through a curriculum and intellectual/artistic environment that strengthens their employability and provides the foundation for further study. 2. Objectives The main educational objectives of the programme are the following: I. To provide students with a high level practical, theoretical and artistic education in the field of dance. II. To provide a conceptual framework of dance as reception, applied (kinaesthetic), and creative process which will enable students to appraise and appreciate the wide operative range of the field. III. To equip students with the knowledge, the technical skills and artistic competencies (kinaesthetic/physical, spatial, creative, perceptual), which would enable them to enter the market as versatile professionals. IV. To provide students with the knowledge and skills with which to conduct in-depth inquiries and research in... [-]

BA Musical Theatre (Hons)

LASALLE College of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Singapore Buona Vista area

The world of musical theatre is diverse and colourful – with new musical works being brought alive everywhere by performers, directors, choreographers, designers, and musicians. As an art form, it attracts an increasingly sophisticated [+]

The world of musical theatre is diverse and colourful – with new musical works being brought alive everywhere by performers, directors, choreographers, designers, and musicians. As an art form, it attracts an increasingly sophisticated worldwide viewership. While technical advances have transformed stage productions into rich visual spectacles, highly trained and gifted performers remain integral to the success and growth of the genre. This programme focuses upon quality training for gifted young performers from anywhere in the world. Internationally unique as an Honours degree – the first of its kind in Asia – it is designed to prepare students for professional careers in musicals, plays, cabaret, film, and television. Graduates are employed in the region, including the West End, and in Europe as well as North America. Contemporary musical theatre demands that all performers can sing, dance, and act with equal skill – a ‘triple threat’. This programme trains such future professionals in these disciplines and gives you a rich historical and cultural context from which to interpret and create. In addition to classes and workshops, you are continually involved in realising a variety of partially- and fully-staged theatre productions, in a range of performance venues. These are led by worldclass professional directors, music directors, and choreographers. Level 1 sets the foundation for both physical and intellectual learning. You will integrate technical work into a performance, through the concepts of individuality and authenticity. Level 2 builds on acquired skills and moves to more challenging theory and practice. You will analyse the... [-]

BA Music (Hons)

LASALLE College of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Singapore Buona Vista area

This programme has been developed in response to the demands of a growing creative music industry in Singapore and Southeast Asia for graduates... [+]

Bachelors of Arts in Performing Arts in Asia 2017. This programme has been developed in response to the demands of a growing creative music industry in Singapore and Southeast Asia for graduates with an enhanced ability, knowledge, and diversity of experience in the areas of performance, composition, and new music technologies. In keeping with the latest industry demands on contemporary musicians, graduates from the School of Contemporary Music (SoCM) embrace technology as an integral part of their performance and compositional practice. You will be exposed to traditional techniques that are expanded upon by contemporary ideas, enabling you to engage productively with the creative industries in the new millennium. SoCM presents a unique opportunity to experience a broad cross-section of today’s musical practice within one integrated programme. The School fosters important creative relationships between living composers and classical performers, developing highly skilled and creative performer-composers in Jazz and Popular music, and simultaneously integrating Music Technology in innovative and practical ways throughout the programme. Blending the vibrant cultures and diverse ideas found in Asia with a Western musical discourse, you will undertake one of five specialisms: Classical Performance, Jazz Performance, Popular Music Performance, Composition and Arranging, and Music Technology. You will audition into one of the five specialisms and pursue this stream throughout the course. To achieve a balanced syllabus, you are given opportunities to gain familiarity with all five specialisms through practiced-based learning within interdisciplinary ensembles, music technology and music and culture modules. This develops a solid foundation in your chosen... [-]

BA Dance (Hons)

LASALLE College of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Singapore Buona Vista area

This is a dynamic boutique-programme. Small class size enables lecturers to take a personal interest in your well-being and development. Through a variety of inter-disciplinary collaborations at each level, you are encouraged [+]

This is a dynamic boutique-programme. Small class size enables lecturers to take a personal interest in your well-being and development. Through a variety of inter-disciplinary collaborations at each level, you are encouraged to question the definition of dance and push its boundaries. The mentoring that guides these collaborative projects creates a stimulating and encouraging environment to assist the development of individual artistic voices. Inspired by Singapore’s location and social make-up, the programme embraces a range of cultures in its content, approach, and philosophy. International guest artists will visit and share their work and creative processes with you. Their contributions will broaden your perspective of dance and provide important networking opportunities. Both lecturers and visiting guest artists have trained and worked in institutions and companies within Asia, Europe, and America; their culturally diverse aesthetics, dance styles, and philosophies will add new dimensions and sensitivities to your discipline. As such, the programme focuses on helping you to discover new expressive languages. In the final year, you will receive professional placements with industry partners, and opportunities to apprentice at local dance companies, various studios, or with respected teachers. Graduates of this programme are robustly competitive and are positioned on the forefront of contemporary dance creation. By training with a current, creative, and collaborative focus, you will emerge as a dance artist who will challenge and expand the definitions of dance. Emphasising expanding conceptions of artistic practice that are supported by the mastery of contemporary dance and choreographic techniques, the programme includes: Performance and... [-]

BA Acting (Hons)

LASALLE College of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Singapore Buona Vista area

The training of the actor is a rigorous, multi-faceted discipline involving mind, body, and emotion. It is also in demand more than ever across a broad range of performance events. Professional [+]

Bachelors of Arts in Performing Arts in Asia 2017. The training of the actor is a rigorous, multi-faceted discipline involving mind, body, and emotion. It is also in demand more than ever across a broad range of performance events. Professional acting careers can be sustained in theatre, film, television, and many other forms of media. Actors can use their skills and intelligence to re-interpret the great classics of the world, as well as create innovative, authentic, and thought-provoking portrayals on stage and screen. This performance-based programme offers quality training in all essential elements: acting, voice and movement techniques, together with imaginative, improvisational, and research skills. Theory is balanced with practice and applied to dramatic literature, script analysis, world theatre, and cinema. LASALLE aims to graduate thinking, expressive actors, informed and creative, with the ability to work across genres, media, and performance cultures. Through classes, projects, workshops, and productions, the course develops your abilities to work in an ensemble environment and with awareness of your own imaginative resources. The programme collaborates with other faculties, especially The Puttnam School of Film, which is part of LASALLE’s Faculty of Media Arts, and offers rich training within a wide cultural and historical context. You will participate in a variety of fully-mounted productions directed by international professionals in a range of theatre spaces. Level 1 considers the relationship between body, voice and mind, and develops physical presence. The unique feature of Level 1 is the Asian Theatre Project and intensive stylistic workshops – from Kathakali... [-]

BA in Theatre

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5  August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The University of Bolton’s new BA (Hons) Theatre, offered in partnership with the Octagon Theatre Bolton, will focus on developing creative professional practitioners who will have the skills and knowledge to work within the performing arts community, the wider creative industries sector or education. By mirroring the professional work of the Octagon Theatre, the course will develop your understanding and experience of theatre-based... [+]

Theatre - BA (Hons) The University of Bolton’s new BA (Hons) Theatre, offered in partnership with the Octagon Theatre Bolton, will focus on developing creative professional practitioners who will have the skills and knowledge to work within the performing arts community, the wider creative industries sector or education. By mirroring the professional work of the Octagon Theatre, the course will develop your understanding and experience of theatre-based activities including performance and direction, production management, participatory drama and theatre, playwriting and cultural management. Alongside this, you will undertake a number of critical modules focusing on the historical and contemporary context of theatre and performance, theories and applications of theatre, and the development of crucial academic study skills. One of the unique features of the University of Bolton's new BA (Hons) Theatre is that it is led by one of the UK's most distinguished theatre directors, Professor David Thacker. As Professor of Theatre at the University of Bolton, David will also be retaining his strong association with the Octagon Theatre in the new role of Associate Artistic Director. This dual role ensures the close harmony and synergy between the BA (Hons) Theatre and the work and practices of the Octagon Theatre and also facilitates links and collaborative associations with other theatres across the region. Throughout the course you will explore the ideas and practices that inform current theatre-making, both nationally and internationally. You will consider a breadth of performance practices, from the mainstream to the fringe, and be given the opportunity to... [-]

BA in Performing Arts (Top-up)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 3 semesters August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The course comprises 120 credits at Level HE6. The modules provide a good balance between critical and contextual studies, practice and professional development. The curriculum focuses on the development specific skills including research, text and non-text based production and professional development. The modules include: Research (20 credits), Text into Performance (20 credits), Street Arts (20 credits), Major Project (40 credits) and... [+]

Bachelors of Arts in Performing Arts in Asia 2017. Performing Arts (Top-up) - BA (Hons) The course comprises 120 credits at Level HE6. The modules provide a good balance between critical and contextual studies, practice and professional development. The curriculum focuses on the development specific skills including research, text and non-text based production and professional development. The modules include: Research (20 credits), Text into Performance (20 credits), Street Arts (20 credits), Major Project (40 credits) and Professional Issues in Performance (20 credits). About the course The BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Top-up) invites students with appropriate prior learning, including HND, foundation degree or other completed HE4 and HE5 awards in performance related subjects, to enter directly into the final year of this degree at the University of Bolton and gain a BA (Hons) award in Performing Arts. Therefore students who have completed 240 credits at HE4 and HE5 are eligible to apply for this unique and successful BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Top-up). Special features The University of Bolton has a partnership with the Octagon Theatre in Bolton, close contacts with regional schools and colleges and a range of established and emerging small to medium sized creative industries with which students engage as a key feature of the programme. You will have excellent levels of access to subject and support staff and the University will provide ongoing help to you during your study in terms of academic and professional guidance. You will be invited to small group seminars and one-to- one tutorials... [-]

BA in Stage Management [Backstage Academy]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield Bolton + 1 more

From music festivals to product launches – there’s an exciting range of events that require specialist stage management skills to ensure their smooth running. The BA (Hons) Stage Management course is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus into working in the live events Industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the stage... [+]

Stage Management - BA (Hons) full-time [Backstage Academy] From music festivals to product launches – there’s an exciting range of events that require specialist stage management skills to ensure their smooth running. The BA (Hons) Stage Management course is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus into working in the live events Industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the stage management of festival stages, large scale events, parades, fashion shows and conferences. During the programme of study you will develop the knowledge and skills to successfully gain employment in a variety of exciting and demanding roles nationally and internationally. About the course Backstage Academy is based at the largest production rehearsal studio facility in Europe, LS-Live. In the last 12 months many renowned artists and bands have kept the studios busy, including Lionel Ritchie, One Direction, Ollie Murs, Arctic Monkeys, Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, Swedish House Mafia and Sigur Ros. It is not just live music that finds a home at LS-Live, film and television companies such as the BBC and ITV, brands like Jaguar, Aston Martin Racing and Monster Energy, all use the studios to assist them achieve their production requirements. The Stage Management degree course will aid you to gain personal and professional skills needed to work successfully in the industry worldwide. As well as traditional lectures, seminars, examinations and tutors your learning will be enhanced with... [-]

BA in Live Events Production (full-time) [Backstage Academy]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield Bolton + 1 more

The Live Events Production industry is growing year on year, and there’s a hugely diverse range of careers to choose from. This course is unique in tailoring study towards the live music, festivals, conference and corporate sectors of the live events industry – thus ensuring that your employability is relevant to a number of different roles and backstage work practices. Accessing some of the industry’s leading practitioners and with a broad range... [+]

Bachelors of Arts in Performing Arts in Asia 2017. Live Events Production - BA (Hons) full-time [Backstage Academy] The Live Events Production industry is growing year on year, and there’s a hugely diverse range of careers to choose from. This course is unique in tailoring study towards the live music, festivals, conference and corporate sectors of the live events industry – thus ensuring that your employability is relevant to a number of different roles and backstage work practices. Accessing some of the industry’s leading practitioners and with a broad range of industry partnerships you can be sure that the teaching, work practices and resources on the course are the most up-to-date and relevant to current industry trends. About the course Backstage Academy is based at the largest production rehearsal studio facility in Europe, LS-Live. In the last 12 months many renowned artists and bands have kept the studios busy, including Lionel Ritchie, One Direction, Ollie Murs, Arctic Monkeys, Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, Swedish House Mafia and Sigur Ros. It’s not just live music that finds a home at LS-Live, film and television companies such as the BBC and ITV, brands like Jaguar, Aston Martin Racing and Monster Energy, all use the studios to assist them achieve their production requirements. The site is also home to LS-Live’s award winning stage and set hire division with over 30 years experience in the supply of staging and automation equipment and set construction. Our neighbours here are Litestructures Projects (a specialist in the world... [-]

BA in Music

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İzmir

Our goal is to impart a classical music education using modern teaching methods. The curriculum is especially designed to allow [+]

Our goal is to impart a classical music education using modern teaching methods. The curriculum is especially designed to allow the prospective student be able to construct a more flexible study plan that can be geared to more personal career outcomes. Our desire is to have our students be representative of the best that Turkey has to offer. Yasar University’s Music Department, part of the Fine Arts Faculty, opened in the 2008–2009 academic year. It is the first private music school in the system of Foundation Universities in the city of Izmir. Internationally recognized performers and teachers assure the highest of academic standards. The school boasts the latest in technology and supports a fine University Chamber Orchestra. In having an internationally acclaimed faculty, our goal is to graduate students that will be able to undertake musical careers in any part of the world. The University Chamber Orchetra affords each student the chance to play both as an orchestral and solo musician. Because of our technological means, students will have their concerts recorded and broadcast via a number of media (TV, radio, and the internet). This will allow them to build a real work experience while studying. Entrance requirements for international students - Completed application form - High School diploma, school leaving certificate, transcript and reference letter for undergraduate applicants - University degree, transcript and academic reference letter for graduate applicants - Proof of English proficiency - Copy of passport - Passport photograp [-]