Study course

Structure

The first year:

The first year of study comprises an in-depth insight into acting processes and a confrontation with the student's own acting capabilities as a basic experience. In addition, basic theoretical contents and the initial steps in the technical craft of directing are provided.
At the end of the first year, the students of directing will for the first time test their dramaturgical skills in scene studies, an interdisciplinary exercise and the directing project.

  • Basic acting teaching
  • Scenic play
  • Duo scene
  • Speech and voice basics
  • Body awareness 1
  • Acrobatics
  • Physical dialogue
  • Neutral mask
  • Practical directing teaching
  • Aesthetics
  • History of the theatre
  • Dramaturgy
  • Text analysis
  • Scene study 1
  • Directing project 1
  • Interdisciplinary scene studies

The second year

The second study year consists of intensive confrontation within the directing class and in-depth studies in the technical craft of directing.
This includes secondary directing disciplines, such as stage and costume design composition, working with technical equipment and light, textual analysis. In addition, the students show a further scene study, develop a project together with students at the Stuttgart School of Acting and – at the end of the second year – take their intermediate exam.

  • Workshop Pool
  • Body awareness 2
  • Text work
  • Physical dialogue
  • Practical directing teaching
  • Dramatic modules
  • Concept
  • Reflection
  • Stage and costume design
  • Light workshop
  • Text analysis
  • Aesthetics
  • Dramaturgy
  • History of the theatre
  • Scene study 2
  • Stage review
  • Production staging for intermediate exam

The third year

In the third year, the students intensively continue both their theoretical and technical studies and the dialogue within the directing class. In addition, they also undertake a work experience/assistance in a theatre and – at the end of the third year – stage a production for the first time outside the university.

  • Practical directing teaching
  • Dramatic modules
  • Reflection
  • Dramaturgy
  • Aesthetics
  • Stage and costume design
  • Text work
  • Body awareness 3
  • Concept
  • Scene study 3
  • Assistance / Work experience
  • Project acquisition for independent theatre projects
  • Outdoor project in the independent scene
  • Stage review

Das vierte Jahr

Im vierten Jahr steht die Abschlussinszenierung und die Bewerbung im Vordergrund.
Die Studierenden konzipieren ihr Artist Diploma, schaffen eine erste vollwertige Inszenierung und bereiten sich auf den Übergang in das Berufsleben vor.

  • Konzeption und Vorbereitung des Artist Diploma
  • Inszenierung des Abschlussstücks
  • Verfassen der schriftlichen Abschlussarbeit
  • Bewerbung
  • „Tour“ mit dem Abschlussprojekt
  • Festivals und Gastspiele
  • Inszenierung am Ende des vierten Jahres am Prinzregenttheater Bochum

Studienziel ist die Ausbildung wacher, interessierter Regietalente für den komplexen, verantwortungsvollen Beruf.
Die angehenden Theaterschaffenden sollen im Bewußtsein ihrer persönlichen Stärken den Regieberuf in Respekt und Inhaltlichkeit ergreifen.