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Performance Arts


Recognised nationally as a Centre for Excellence in Performance Arts, DMU has excellent teaching, first-rate facilities and cutting-edge courses that respond directly to the state of the industry right now.

Whether you are passionate about dance, drama, performing arts or arts and festivals management, our regular student performances, high-profile events and dynamic environment make studying with us a rewarding experience. Industry-relevant skills are embedded into the curriculum and our talented graduates have realised their ambitions as professional artists, performers, dancers and events managers.

Performance at DMU is embedded within Leicester’s cultural life, creating exciting partnerships and opportunities with key organisations and events, including Curve, Phoenix Square and the nationally renowned Leicester Comedy Festival.

The Performance Arts Centre for Excellence (PACE) provides sector-leading spacious studios, rehearsal rooms and fully equipped performance spaces, and your creative work is supported by passionate expert technicians.

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