Movement Directing 18 Months

18 months, Blended

Movement Directing Diploma Course

A movement director is responsible for physical life of a production. 

You will learn how to stage movement, choreography, acrobatics, stage combat in performance, and more. 

Develop your expertise in building movement strategies based on character’s condition and rhythm of the performance.

At the course, you will have the opportunity to develop your own practice as a movement specialist and instantly apply it to the work of actors.

Learn how to

   Set a transition of a character in a play
   Set through actions of each actor in performance
   Transform an actor into a character
   Develop an actor’s body possibilities
   Create a rhythm of performance
   Work with an international team of performers

…and much more!

You can apply this knowledge in:

   Theatre production
   Puppetry
   Animation
   Classical theatre
   Film acting
   Contemporary and devised theatre
   Opera
   Fashion industry

Our students are performance and movement practitioners who wish to improve or diversify their skills and knowledge, as well as practitioners from an allied sport/practice who need a deeper understanding of movement in contemporary performance.

Movement directors often work with:

Z   Dancers

Z   Models

Z   Actors

Z  Musicians

Z  Circus performers

In recent years, professional movement consultants are invited to develop projects in fashion commerce, like photoshoots, catwalk shows and large campaigns.

Movement directing job by numbers

31%

Projected Job Growth

$7,500

Median monthly salary

13,600

openings each year

Our graduates work in

The Program includes:

4

Weeks of InClass
sessions

18

Months of education
in total

30

distance learning
study weeks

192

Academic hours
of practical training

WHY US?

   Professional growth
   Up-to-date knowledge
   First-hand experience
   Individual approach
   Real performance to your portfolio
   Accessible from all over the world

Our teachers are accomplished and working professionals who come from unique backgrounds and experiences. They are directors, scenographers, stage designers and choreographers who have worked on dozens of international theatre projects. They all dedicated many years to the exploration of performing arts, and have become true professional experts in the field.

The core of every program​ at NIPAI is learning by doing!

What does it mean?

In the last semester of the program, every student of the Theatre Directing Diploma Course does their own Study Project – Graduation Performance which shall be produced in a theatre organization or with a theatre group. You will work with actors and the crew on a real project!

Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive NIPAI Diploma.

We are proud of our students from all around the world!*

Feedback from our students:

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

FAQ

Where do Diploma courses take place?

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