Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Performing Arts in Singapore

Compare Bachelor of Arts Programs in Performing Arts in Singapore 2017

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A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a postsecondary degree that can be earned at private colleges or public universities. The program combines general classes with classes that prepare individuals for a career in their area of study.

Singapore (新加坡) is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts the world's busiest port. Singapore has six national universities and are generally well-regarded and attracts exchange students from all over the world.

Top Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Performing Arts in Singapore 2017

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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 [+]

Best Bachelor of Arts Programs in Performing Arts in Singapore 2017. 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... [-]

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... [+]

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 discipline, while the shared subjects inform you about other... [-]

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 [+]

Best Bachelor of Arts Programs in Performing Arts in Singapore 2017. 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... [-]

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 [+]

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 to Noh Theatre. Level 2 reinforces the interdependence of... [-]