The Theatre Master benefits from the integration in the training offer in Arts at Évora University, enabling wide articulations. The teaching of the core components of the theoretical and practical training of the actor / director counts with the contribution of PhD professors in the area and professionals theatrical guests, actors and directors. Conceived from a predominantly practical concept of training / research, students are integrated the research fields developed by lecturer staff. The course aims to respond to the challenges of contemporary theater, offering the future actor / director, innovative components for the exercise of the profession, namely: theater of objects; theater and community; body, movement and theater; performance; theater, audiovisuals and multimedia; voice in theater; experimental dramaturgical research; collaborative and devised theatre; site specific creation. The course's lecture is based on a B-learning model in theoretical and practical-theoretical curricular units taught face to face or online, using the Moodle platform and Zoom web conference of the University of Évora. The laboratory curricular units, deployed in subprojects, only face-to-face, according to a schedule established with the students. Installed on the Leões College, the program offers good study conditions, with the proximity of the library / videographic library of the Jorge Araújo Library, specialized in Arts and studios prepared for the practical teaching of the theater, technically equipped for performance and assembly of public exercises or theater performances.
School of Fine Arts
4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (66 required and 6 optional in curricular units)
Portuguese, English, Spanish
The professional employment opportunities of the Theater Master cover the main artistic areas of directing and acting in the theater such as: mediation and animation; management, production and artistic and cultural communication; teaching and educational/applied theatre; leading artistic/theatre community projects.
Specific Entry Requirements
a) holders of a degree in Theater Studies, Performing Arts, Theater or similar who have an artistic portfolio and an interview; b) holders of a degree who have an artistic portfolio and have passed a practical vocational aptitude test, either in person or on an online platform - accompanied by written reflection. This test may be replaced by an interview, by deliberation of the test jury; c) holders of a theatrical artistic curriculum that is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the scientific council of the University of Évora, who have an artistic portfolio and have passed a practical vocational aptitude test, in person or on an online platform - accompanied by written reflection. This test may be replaced by an interview, by deliberation of the exam jury
Access Routes and Applications
Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 5
Initial Places: 7
Annual Tuition Fees
Students from EU countries
International Students with Merit Scholarships
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
Academic Manager: Carolina Camarinhas