Welcome to Central.
At Central, we challenge students to be original thinkers, inventive and effective collaborators, and creative entrepreneurs who go on to make a difference.
Our Theatre Practice degree programme offers a deep understanding of the collaborative process of performance design, craft and production applicable to theatre, film, TV, live events and more in 9 different specialist areas:
- Costume Construction
- Design for Performance
- Lighting Design
- Production Lighting
- Prop Making
- Scenic Painting for Stage and Screen
- Set Construction for Stage and Screen
- Sound Design and Production
- Stage Management and Technical Theatre
We have an unrivalled range of international partners and collaborators, strong industry links, a wide portfolio of professional placement opportunities and some of the highest graduate employment rates in the sector.
Students from all over the world come to study at Central, not only to train in their chosen discipline, but also to learn about all the other related subjects and how they interrelate. We are a truly international community drawn from some 50 different nations across the globe.
Central is a safe and supportive environment where students are encouraged to experiment with practices at the forefront of theatre and performance, and to interrogate the great traditions that are part of the School’s long history.
We hope you’ll explore our website and discover more about Central: meet some of our undergraduate students and postgraduate students, take a virtual tour, find out how to make an application to study with us, read more about our commitment to Equality and Diversity, learn about our range of outreach activities including our work with Schools and Colleges and, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.