Msc.Opera Direction

Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - Music and Dance Faculty

The only programme of its kind in the Czech Republic, focusing on operatic directing.The Master?s programme provides deeper insight into the field with crossover into other artistic stage forms, including technological advances relevant to the field. The programme offers a comprehensive set of practical and theoretical subjects.The close interconnection with the Voice programme makes it possible to verify skills in practice within the scope of work in the opera studio and during the preparation and realisation of the larger final stage projects and their public presentation.

Graduate profile

A graduate of the Master?s programme in Operatic Directing has an overview of the profession of an operatic director and has acquired experience with staging larger works.He or she is able to make use of the acquired practical skills and theoretical knowledge in formulating a distinctive interpretation of an artistic work.He or she has mastered the principles of teamwork, is well-oriented in the field?s technological environments, and knows how to utilise them in a creative manner.He or she is prepared to hold the position of operatic director.


Applications start 1st March 2018
Applications end 31st March 2018
Start of study: 1st October 2018
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Admission requirements

1) submission of an application 2) successful completion of a Bachelor?s programme 3) a guest directing appearance on an opera stage, documented with a video recording or with an assessment by a pedagogue in the Department of Voice and Operatic Directing 4) an interview on scholarly issues in the field


Degree master post bachelor
Study duration 2 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 7500 per year
Akademie múzických umění v Praze