Teaching at Central

Central aims to train and educate its students to high levels of ability, through specialist courses that prepare them to shape the theatre and performance of tomorrow.

Teaching at Central: Central aims to train and educate its students to high levels of ability, through specialist courses

Our Teaching Culture

Teaching Culture at Central: Amanda Brennan leads an MA Acting for Screen class

Central aims to train and educate its students to high levels of ability, through specialist courses that prepare them to shape the theatre and performance of tomorrow.

Your Learning Experience

How You'll Learn

The student experience and a collaborative approach to learning are at the centre of Central’s mission; we aim to support all our students to become employable and successful in their careers. All our academic staff are dedicated to high quality teaching and research, and are experts in their own fields, bringing a wealth of industry experience.

Excellence and Innovation in Teaching

Concrete Utopias in Dharavi: Drama workshops with young residents of Dharavi, India

By creating new challenges in our training environments, and establishing ourselves as world-leading centre for performance teaching and research excellence, we aspire to foster a climate of creativity, artistry and innovation.

Innovative Pedagogy: Recognition and Impact

Teaching-related outputs at Central include Nick Moran's book: The Right Light

Our teaching staff disseminate their work and expertise in many different ways: through both authored and edited books, performances, book chapters, journal articles, designs, productions, software, films, plays, translations, adaptations, masterclasses, and exhibitions.

Teaching Staff

MA/MFA Voice Studies

Our Lecturers, Readers and Professors as well as the many Visiting Professionals that work with us, all contribute to an environment where excellence is our aim.

Taught Degrees

Central is a specialist college for the performing arts: we offer 14 MA/MFA courses and 3 undergraduate programmes

Central is a specialist college for the performing arts. We offer 14 MA/MFA courses and 3 undergraduate programmes, themselves comprising of 16 separate courses as well as a Research Degree programme and a range of Short Courses.

Events and Activities

Events and Activities at Central include public productions, exhibitions, festivals, open days, taster events and research events

Central hosts events, productions, exhibitions, festival, talks, seminars and lectures, many of which are open to the public.