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Certificate in Directing for Theatre

Certificate in Directing for Theatre is a course run by Maynooth University, Kildare. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 100 hours Saturdays. Certificate in Directing for Theatre gives a Course Qualification of Award / Certificate, awarded by National University of Ireland. For more information about Certificate in Directing for Theatre at Maynooth University, please review the details below.

The Certificate in Directing for Theatre is a practical course taught by Irish professional directors. It focuses on methods, tips and techniques, application of theory and practice. Working with actors; Introduction to Stanislavski; Introduction to Viewpoints; Actioning and working with text; Devising new material for performance; Introduction to Physical Composition and Movement Theory; Site specific and site-responsive theatre; Scene study; Physical Comedy; Auditioning and Rehearsal.


This course is aimed at the following potential


  • Mature students who wish to train for the theatre industry in Ireland and who would like to be prepared for further study in the field of directing.
  • Those who wish to explore the field to discover if they wish to make a career in it. In this sense the Certificate serves as a skills-based training course for new directors.
  • Those in the amateur youth theatre and community theatre sectors, who wish to formalise their experience into specific training, acquire accreditation and gain additional skills by doing so.
  • Those who are emerging directors in the professional theatre and who wish to gain specific skills and to acquire accreditation.

An easy payment plan is available upon registration.  Apply HERE

  •   Kildare
  •   Ordinary Bachelor Degree
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Training ProviderMaynooth University
Course LocationMaynooth, Kildare
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 7 Certificate
Course Start Date1st October 2022
Course End Date29th April 2023
Course Duration100 hours Saturdays
Course Fee1250
Entry RequirementsApplicants must be 21 years of age on 1st January of year applying for course
Phone01 7086062
Course CodeDIR1
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1 Floor School of Education, North Campus Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Maynooth, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

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