About the Courses

Devised Theatre and Performance

MA Program in collaboration with Rose Bruford College / London

This program runs over 45 weeks / 13 months from late September to the end of October the following year. This is a practice based program for those seeking advanced training as theatre and performance makers alongside rigorous academic study and performance research. MA students will study for the first 9 months of this program at Lispa Berlin, before completing it with an independent research project in London, Berlin or elsewhere.

Lispa Certificate Program

This program runs over 32 weeks / 9 months from late September to mid June the following year. Certificate students will study for the entire length of their training together with MA and 1st year MFA students.

Advanced Devising Practice

MFA Program in collaboration with Rose Bruford College / London

This program runs over 2 years. During the first year MFA students will complete the 32-week program in Devised Theatre and Performance. During the second year MFA students work together with 2nd year LISPA Certificate students on longer collaborative or solo projects before finishing the program with independent research projects in London, Berlin or elsewhere under the supervision of Rose Bruford College.

Lispa Certificate Program

This program runs over 2 years. During the first year certificate students will complete the 32-week program in Devised Theatre and Performance. During the second year, which is also 32 weeks long, certificate students will work together with MFA students on longer collaborative performances and solo projects.

It is also possible to apply to this program, if one has successfully completed a recognised Lecoq-based training program of at least one year elsewhere. In this case students enter directly the second year of the training program.

European Devised Performance Practice

MFA Program in collaboration with Columbia College Chicago

This program runs over 2 years. During the first year students on this MFA program will study for 32 weeks together with students on Lispa`s MA and Certificate Course in Devised Theatre and Performance. The second year of this program will take place at Columbia College Chicago.

Integral Movement and Performance Practice

Lispa Neo Certificate Program

The Lispa Neo Institute, an independent department of Lispa Berlin with a particular focus on the process of artistic and personal Self realisation through an integral approach to the body, movement and performance, offers a full time program for practitioners in the performing, healing and educational arts. Linking elements of archetypal psychology, the Jungian concepts for personal growth, cornerstones of Jacques Lecoq`s teachings on embodiment and mask play, and the initiatic process work of Maria Hippius and Karlfried Graf Duerckheim, the program is offered in 6 modules of 4-8 weeks each with a total of 32 weeks and unfolds over 2,5 years.

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