Bachelor degree Course, of university level, in compliance with the Bologna Process, according to the Dispatch n.º 13884/2016, published in the ‘Diário da República’, 2nd series, n. º 221, of November 17, 2016.
The Bachelor degree in Theater aims to deepen the mastery of the mechanisms inherent to the theatrical creation, fundamentally in the territory of Acting. During the training course, of university level, and in the scope of the projects to be developed, the student has the opportunity to contact with the professional structures of the theatrical field. This cycle of studies proposes an interdisciplinary professional formation, in a contemporary perspective. Due to the broad nature of its study plan, the multiplicity of professional exits is favored in accordance with the acquired learning.
|SCIENTIFIC AREA||ACRONYM||MANDATORY CREDITS||OPTIONAL CREDITS|
|HISTORY OF ART||HA||24||-|
|THEORY AND CRITICISM OF ART||TCA||9||-|
|THEORY AND CRITICISM OF THEATER||TCT||3||-|
|CURRICULAR UNITS||SCIENTIFIC AREA||TYPE||TOTAL||CONTACT||CREDITS|
|HISTORY OF ART I||HA||S1||75||T:30 OT:15||3|
|HISTORY OF THEATER I||HA||S1||75||T:30||3|
|ART AND PSYCHOLOGY||CS||S1||75||T:30 OT:15||3|
|ACTING I||TEA||S1||225||T: 45 PL: 45||9|
|MOVEMENT||TEA||S1||150||T: 30 PL: 15||6|
|DRAMATURGY I||DRT||S1||150||T: 30||6|
|HISTORY OF ART II||HA||S2||75||T: 30 OT: 15||3|
|HISTORY OF THEATER II||HA||S2||75||T: 30||3|
|ART AND SOCIETY||HA||S2||75||T: 30 OT: 15||3|
|ACTING II||TEA||S2||225||TP: 75||9|
|GAME AND DRAMATIC EXPRESSION I||TEA||S2||150||T: 15 PL: 45||6|
|VOCAL TECHNIQUE||TEA||S2||150||T: 15 PL: 30||6|
Our teaching staff is composed researchers and creative professionals working in several institutions. Most of them are members of the Arnaldo Araújo Centre.
Sustained over a decade, our most important partnership is with São João National Theatre/TNSJ. This allows final year Theatre students to show their end of the course production in the TNSJ. Venues include: TNSJ’s salão Nobre, Carlos Alberto Theatre, and, preferably, Sala do Tribunal, São bento da Vitoria Monastery.
We regularly work with several Theatre companies, particularly:
Ballet Teatro – Escola Profissional
Teatro das Marionetas do Porto
Ensemble- Sociedade de Actores , Teatro Art´Imagem, Seiva Trupe, Narrativa ensaio
Local companies of Vila Nova de Gaia, ETC Theatre, and Primeira Pedra
For more than 25 years, we have been working in close partnership with the International Festival of Iberian Expression/FITEI. This collaboration allows students to show their work in the FITEI programme as well as the hosting by ESAP of seminars, workshops and other festival events.