Contemporary Performance Practice (CPP)


If you are interested in becoming a performance maker, director or cultural leader there are various courses that offer training in specialisms in creating performance, community education, installation, movement and research.

Contemporary Performance Practice is aimed at those who are passionate about making their own work, who want to make a difference to the world through performance making or being a performance artist experimenting with:

  • Performance writing
  • Outdoor Arts
  • Devising performance and making new work
  • Movement practice
  • Experimental performance
  • Making performance for/with communities
  • Experimenting with design
  • And much more….


For the most up to date information, click on the images that link straight to current course information:



More Information on CPP at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Listen to Dr Laura Bissell talk about what CPP is (As of 2020, Programme Subject to Change) to help you decide if CPP is the right course for you:

How WACI Can Help 

WACI run various events and short courses that can help prepare you on your journey:

For those interested in CPP:

For those aspiring to study:

Career Options

  • Solo Artist in Live Arts Sector
  • Freelance Drama Worker
  • Directors and performers in devised, community, or educational performance

Industry Links and Further Information

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