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Application process for the 2021 intake opens 15th September 2020.

Application deadline is 1st February 2021.

The MA in CPPM is for artists from all disciplines of performance who wish to develop, rethink and challenge their creative practice. There is no upper age limit and highly experienced performers and artists are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note that this is a very physically demanding course.

In order to be considered for the programme, you must have:

• An undergraduate degree in drama, theatre, dance, circus or other performing arts. Other undergraduate degrees may be considered if you are able to provide a substantial portfolio of previous creative practice.


• preferably at least three years of relevant professional experience.

Supporting Documents

Please provide the following supporting documents with your ONLINE APPLICATION:

1) A Curriculum Vitae

2) A Portfolio of video examples of your work. Please upload your videos to Youtube or Vimeo and send us the links with your online application. If you do not have a video portfolio, please provide as much other evidence of your work as you can with suitable links.

3) A Letter of Motivation, explaining in 1000-1500 words:
• Why are you applying for this course?
• How this course specifically will help you in your further artistic development?
• What you, uniquely, will bring to the course to the benefit of the ensemble?

4) Electronic copies of your qualifications from previous studies (diploma certificates and transcripts) issued or officially translated into English

5) Copy of passport (including the corresponding document’s page that carries the personal identification code)

6) Proof of English language proficiency. If your previous studies haven’t been in English, we expect a minimum standard as certified by the IELTS 6.5, Cambridge Advanced English (CAE), the Cambridge Proficiency English (CPE) or any other B2/C1/C2 level certification. You can apply for the course without having your language proficiency certificate, but you will need to have achieved this level of proficiency before commencing any studies.

7) Two references from people who are familiar with your professional artistic work. In order to assure the reference's confidentiality, we will send a reference invitation to the e-mail address that you supply. The referee will be able to fill in the evaluation online. You will be notified when the reference is submitted.

8) An application fee €50. After submitting your online application, the Academy will email you an invoice with bank details for the payment of your application fee. Please note that your application will not be considered by the admission team before the application fee has been received by the Academy.

We cannot accept any applications received after the deadline.

If you have any additional questions about the application process and supporting documents, contact us via email info_cppm@eamt.ee or call us +(372) 6675733.

          Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Tatari 13, Tallinn 10116
+372 6675733