Scenic Research, Master 1 subject

  • What is theatre and how did it evolve?
  • How do I analyse a production?
  • When do people exhibit performative behaviour?
  • Which challenges has theatre to face today?
  • Which role has theatre played in history?


Master of Arts
Summer semester
4 semesters
Classroom language
Not restricted, application at the faculty required
Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Application information for international applicants

Application information for international applicants

What's it all about?
This degree programme is unique, because ...
thanks to its specific theory-based and application-oriented teaching and training profile, it prepares students for careers in an artistic field, as well as in art-supporting and art-communicating fields, both dramatic and performative.
It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields ...
  • Scenic rehearsals and performances
  • Production approaches in the art and culture industry
  • Theories of scenic arts
  • Dramaturgy
  • Mediality
  • Cultural science
  • Aesthetics
Who is suited?
Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,
  • an inquiring mind, artistic abilities, relevant theatre experience
  • the scenic arts, hands-on rehearsals, developing artistic projects, new experiences
struggles through:
  • carrying responsibility, collective processes, critical self-reflection
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Theatre Studies
  • university graduates with artistic skills or competencies regarding the communication of arts in general
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in dramaturgy
  • in arts administration
  • in the theatre industry
  • in academia
  • in the press
And else?
An internship ...

is optional.

Studying abroad ... can be covered voluntarily.
Where do I find help?
Academic advisory office

Prof. Dr. Sven Lindholm
Building, Room: GB 3/33
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23025
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Theaterwissenschaft
Building, Room: GB 3/131
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25081
Website Fachschaft