Theatre Academy (Finland)
The Theatre Academy is located in Helsinki
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. It provides education in performing arts
Performing arts
The performing arts are those forms art which differ from the plastic arts insofar as the former uses the artist's own body, face, and presence as a medium, and the latter uses materials such as clay, metal or paint which can be molded or transformed to create some physical art object...

, including acting (in Finnish and in Swedish), directing, dramaturgy and script writing, dance, choreography, lighting design and sound design. The Theater Academy educates artists in two languages: Finnish and Swedish.

Departments and Degree Programmes

There are five departments in the Theatre Academy:
  • Department of Theatre and Drama: Acting in Finnish (BA/MA), Directing (BA/MA), Dramaturgy (BA/MA), Live Art and Performance Studies (MA)
  • Department of Dance: Dance (BA), Dance (MA), Choreography (MA)
  • Department of Acting in Swedish: Acting in Swedish (BA/MA), Nordic Masterprogramme (MA)
  • Department of Dance and Theatre Pedagogy: Dance Pedagogy (MA), Theatre Pedagogy (MA)
  • Department of Lighting and Sound Design: Lighting and Sound Design (BA/MA)

See also

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