Theatre and performance

Learn about theatre and performance

Take advantage of innovative facilities, outstanding opportunities, professional engagement and hands-on practical learning as you explore all aspects of creating and performing theatre.

Why study theatre and performance?

You’ll learn from theatre professionals, gain exposure to the world of Australian and international theatre, and rapidly develop your craft as a performer, director, stage manager or producer. The craft, intuitive ability, confidence and contacts you’ll develop will serve you throughout your career as a theatre maker.

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MajorNote Clayton

This area of study is offered in the following courses or can be taken where you have 8 free electives. To see if you can take this area of study within a double degree select from the course offering below.

Where can it take me?

In our Monash Arts 'What a Week' series, two year 12 students hear from industry practitioners about where the study of theatre and performance can take you.

Career options

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Stage management
  • State, local and community groups

Overseas opportunities

As a Monash student you have the option to make your course an international one. One option is studying at a Monash campus abroad, and you'll have Malaysia, India, China or Prato (Italy).

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