Mountview Academy launches new Masters programme

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts has launched a new MA in Creative Producing.

Over the course of a year, students will receive training in various aspects of producing, including arts business structures, marketing, fundraising, business development, contracts and legal issues.

Mountview’s principal Stephen Jameson said: ‘Mountview is committed to enriching the arts industry with the very best in talent across all disciplines. We’re launching this course to provide comprehensive, high-level skills training for future arts leaders who are, like us, passionate about shaping the future of culture in this country and internationally.’

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The course will be led by arts manager Chris Grady, who has over 30 years experience in developing emerging theatre companies.

Grady said: ‘I am very pleased to be leading this course at Mountview, which I believe to be one of the most dynamic and exciting drama schools in Europe. Students will benefit from a creative, innovative environment and the support of extraordinarily talented staff and peers from other courses.’

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Applications for the course are now open for September 2014 entry. Potential applicants should send a detailed CV outlining recent experience to More information can be found on the Academy’s website.

Image: Mountview students perform Terry Johnson’s Dreaming America © John Hunter