The University of Newcastle, Australia

Creative and Performing Arts

Creative expression, interpretation and production

The Creative and Performing Arts major will provide students with an exciting gateway to concepts and creative approaches applicable across the contemporary creative and performing arts.

Within the Bachelor of Creative Industries, the Creative and Performing Arts study area emphasises the value of thinking through making, and the role of the body in creative expression.

Current, real-world applications

The creative and performing arts form an essential part of the way in which we understand ourselves and world we live in. You will explore a broad range of material, social, political, conceptual and collaborative creative approaches to:

  • performance
  • visual art
  • drama
  • social practice
  • event making
  • new media

Multidisciplinary study

The courses are designed to complement knowledge and practical skills from other discipline areas in the Bachelor of Creative Industries. This major will provide students with valuable tools needed for meaningful participation in the creative production and interpretation of a broad range of performances, artworks, exhibitions and events.