Department of Performing Arts

The Department of Performing Arts trains for professions that work "around and behind" the stage with theater, dance, performance and other performing arts.


Do you want to be a part of the performing arts of the future? The Department of Performing Arts offers nine programmes that unite high quality and critical thinking with creativity and innovation. Our goal is to provide top-notch education to independent artists, with great understanding of the importance of the arts to humanity and the society we live in. As a student at the Stockholm University of the Arts, you will meet a corps of diverse instructors and visiting instructors who will help you to develop your professional expertise alongside your artistry. You will study in an environment suffused with knowledge, creativity and respect. The Stockholm University of the Arts offers international exchanges and ties to research and the industry. You will be trained in your specialisation, participate in collaborative exercises and joint practice productions with the other specialisations – all centring on the interaction with the audience.

The Department of Performing Arts offers undergraduate-level programmes, advanced courses and independent courses, as well as contract education. We conduct and develop artistic research in the field of performing arts.

Our nine specialisations are listed below. Click on them for more information.

Here you will find the contact details of the performing arts staff.