Summer Courses in Performing Arts

Students who are already pursuing higher education can benefit from taking compressed courses during the summer. These summer courses can be taken in a number of different subjects to suit the needs of a student’s interests or degree requirements. What is a summer course in performing arts? The options for these summer classes vary according to the type of institution and the area of concent… Read more

Students who are already pursuing higher education can benefit from taking compressed courses during the summer. These summer courses can be taken in a number of different subjects to suit the needs of a student’s interests or degree requirements.

What is a summer course in performing arts? The options for these summer classes vary according to the type of institution and the area of concentration the student chooses. Some students may want to take the summer to focus on a specific area of acting, such as classical drama or comedy, while others may focus on developing an extra drama skill, such as directing. The summer classes could be translated into credits toward a degree in drama or the performing arts.

A summer course in performing arts provides an opportunity to concentrate on an aspect of dramatic or performing arts that might not be available as part of the regular curriculum. In addition, a summer course could enable a student to develop a specific project.

The cost of a summer course in performing arts depends on the location and popularity of the institution offering the course, the level and the materials used. For some students, financial aid may be available to reduce the costs.

Summer classes in performing arts enable students to work towards a degree or may further one’s plans to embark in a career in theater or drama. A summer course may involve a project that could lead to a longer-term run of a play or a career in dramatic arts. The graduate of a performing arts degree may find a career in theater management, performance, stage direction, and even film making.

Many colleges and universities or schools for the arts offer a number of performing arts courses during the summer. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of your chose by filling in the lead form.

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מכללת תל-חי
Kfar Giladi, Israel

The Drama Therapy Summer Practicum provides participants with 120 hours of professionally supervised practicum in drama therapy, including actual client contact as well as adv ... +

The Drama Therapy Summer Practicum provides participants with 120 hours of professionally supervised practicum in drama therapy, including actual client contact as well as advanced training with internationally acknowledged teachers. In addition to the challenge of working in another culture, the practicum offers the opportunity to meet experienced drama therapists working in Israel. -
Summer courses
Full-time
23 days
English
01 Jul 2020
31 Mar 2020
Campus
 
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom +2 More

Over the three-week period this imaginative and inspirational theatre summer school program will combine a series of skill-based master classes and ensemble workshops in which ... +

Over the three-week period this imaginative and inspirational theatre summer school program will combine a series of skill-based master classes and ensemble workshops in which students will work as a team under the guidance of a professional director to create an exciting piece of divised theatre, to be performed in the final week. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Scenography is constituted as the materialization of the place through the physical delimitation of a space from which the relation of scale is perceived and the tactile conta ... +

Scenography is constituted as the materialization of the place through the physical delimitation of a space from which the relation of scale is perceived and the tactile contact is established. Light has the ability to alter the visual perception of matter and the limits of space. The sound fills the voids of matter enveloping and invading the body, establishing the mood of the experience. The use of features such as projections and led panels, result in the way images are generated giving dynamism to the environments. Despite the growing demand, the activity of creating spaces such as pavilions, exhibitions, booths, parties or various events is an activity lacking a specific academic background. -
Summer courses
Part-time
3 months
English, Portuguese
Mar 2020
24 Feb 2020
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Dublin, Ireland

Designed for theater students seeking an intensive, practical approach to performance, this is an immersive, conservatory-style acting program. All courses are taught in partn ... +

Designed for theater students seeking an intensive, practical approach to performance, this is an immersive, conservatory-style acting program. All courses are taught in partnership with The National Theater School of Ireland (Gaiety School of Acting) and the IES Abroad Center for a total of 6 credits. -
Summer courses
Full-time
7 weeks
English
13 Jun 2020
01 Apr 2020
Campus
 
The International Summer School for Teens
Stirling, United Kingdom

Our theatre class gives students a thorough understanding of the creative process.

Our theatre class gives students a thorough understanding of the creative process. -
Summer courses
20 days
English
Campus
 
Helsinki Summer School
Helsinki, Finland

This course explores the development of the popular music style of Heavy Metal. The primary focus will be on the musical elements of the genre, its historical features and its ... +

This course explores the development of the popular music style of Heavy Metal. The primary focus will be on the musical elements of the genre, its historical features and its relation to contemporary Western society. -
Summer courses
Full-time
17 days
English
04 Aug 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Arles, France

Immerse yourself in French language practice and the rich cultures of Provence. Highlights of this program are the language-intensive lunches that take place at local restaura ... +

Immerse yourself in French language practice and the rich cultures of Provence. Highlights of this program are the language-intensive lunches that take place at local restaurants, where you practice your French with IES Abroad professors and staff while enjoying the wonderful cuisine of Provence. Fridays are reserved for course-related activities and trips, such as cooking classes, concerts at the Arènes d’Arles, a Van Gogh walking tour, theater workshops, and more. -
Summer courses
Full-time
6 weeks
French
18 Jun 2020
15 Apr 2020
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Vienna, Austria

Study in a city recognized around the world for its influence on the development of classical music. Vienna has been home to many of history's greatest composers, from Haydn, ... +

Study in a city recognized around the world for its influence on the development of classical music. Vienna has been home to many of history's greatest composers, from Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven to Brahms, Mahler, and Schoenberg. To this day, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Musikverein, and the Staatsoper continue to help make Vienna a true "city of music." -
Summer courses
Full-time
6 weeks
English
22 May 2020
01 Apr 2020
Campus