One Year in Acting


Program Description


The educational program refers to the most important methods of the theater of the '900 and contemporary. In addition to the core subjects are planned:

  • internships and extracurricular workshops with internationally renowned Masters.

If you are applying for this course, you may also be interested in our Introduction to Drama School and Audition Technique short courses.



  • know the basic principles of the method of the Russian school and its methodological developments in Europe.
  • learn the theater methodologies in order to be able to traslate the literary text into scenic text.
  • learn the techniques of exploration and discover your own emotional and expressive theatrical potential in the action, particularly in non-verbal level.
  • know the main figures of the Commedia dell'Arte.
  • develop the narrative canvas by the technique of improvisation.
  • learn the rudiments of historical fencing, of stage combat (with and without weapons) and in the service of the acrobatics of comic contrast.
  • learn the basic principles of professional ethics of group and individual.
  • learn the basics of vocal and articulatory.
  • develop intonation, rhythmic sense and listening.


  • know and apply the basic principles of acting, or the basic principles of creating scenic text from literary texts and also use their voice and body techniques in an appropriate manner;
  • have personal and creative autonomy ;
  • develop listening skills, observation, and respect for the works of their collegues, in the unique project of work indicated by the teacher;
  • to acquire, with the willingness to understand and contribute to the project by the group's global work ensemble, a solid discipline stage.



  • express their own scenic individuality and to have their own autonomy and personal creativity within the given, scenic project in line with the study realized in ensamble and indicated by the director.
  • apply the acting tecniques learned, in order to realize the artistic project given.
  • know and organise the relationship with the director and all the other actors , as well as being able to relate professionally with all the profession who work to realise the performance.
  • sign language of character masked and his voice characterization: the neutral mask the half-mask expression, exercises of acquisition, use and extension of the scenic significance.
  • analyze the importance of time in the comedy.
  • know how varied the pace and expression by working in groups and alone.
  • prepare an audition for a role;
  • work on the basics of dancing and singing with choreographed movements of ensemble in a show and only in that group;
  • demonstrate a thorough understanding of the application of different methodologies, tools and techniques in preparing a role in Musical Theatre.


  • use satisfactorily skills and technical knowledge, practical, theoretical and behavioral relating to the role of the actor of dramatic theater at the service of a personal artistic creative contribution to the construction of the performing arts.
  • manage their workload while respecting the deadlines for examination and performance.
  • managing with professionalism and in firsthand the working relationships with fellow actors, with the director and all the workers who work in the theater (technicians, set designers, costume designers, etc.), with use of appropriate languages, large and professional.

Professional Preparation

At the end of the course, students will get a basic preparation for a career as an actor in the dramatic theater and in film, in dubbing, and in different areas of entertainment: television, radio, on both the domestic market and abroad.


attendance CERTIFICATE of Eutheca Professional Courses: to complete the program for annual courses of specialization, participants will receive a certificate of specialization, useful for the acquisition of specific technical skills, to be joint to theirs art curriculum.


The minimum entry age is 18. There is no upper age limit. There are no academic prerequisites for this course. Applicants must be fluent English speakers. Admission is by exam.


Applications close on 31 May 2016. We cannot accept any application submitted after this deadline.


Online application fee: €.100,00


FEES FOR 2016/2017

For UK / EU students: €.16.000,00
For Non-EU students: €.25.000,00


  • Fees for each term must be paid in advance and no later than the date specified in the student’s offer letter. Any student who is in arrears with regard to his/her fees will not be able to progress with their training until all outstanding monies owed to EUTHECA are paid. Students who have not paid fees in full prior to completing their programme of study will have their degree withheld until such payments are made.
  • Students, in exceptional circumstances, intending to leave EUTHECA must give at least one full term's notice in writing of such intention to the Academic Office. Students will be liable for fees throughout the notice period (es. if a student leaves halfway through the autumn term, they are liable for the remainder of the fees for that term and the full fees for the following spring term).
  • In the unlikely event that EUTHECA is compelled to close due to a force majeure, no fees can be returned nor compensation made for any period of tuition that may have been lost through the Academy’s inability to carry on its work as a result of circumstances beyond its control.

TERM DATES FOR 2016/2017

  • Autumn Term: 05 September to 09 December 2016
  • Spring Term: 09 January to 24 March 2017
  • Summer Term: 17 April to 30 June 2017
Last updated Dec 2017

About the School

EUTHECA - The European Union Academy of Theatre and Cinema and the Academy of higher education in the arts of Theatre of Cinema with headquarters in Rome. EUTHECA is a point of reference in Italy, for ... Read More

EUTHECA - The European Union Academy of Theatre and Cinema and the Academy of higher education in the arts of Theatre of Cinema with headquarters in Rome. EUTHECA is a point of reference in Italy, for the training and preparation of actors wanting to embark on an international career. Read less