Education

Opportunities: AUDITION (Budapest) Deadline – June 17th

The main goal of Gangaray Artistic Program operated by Gangaray Dance Company is to create professional standards in contemporary performing art. The program offers an intensive international training program led by contemporary dance professionals.

Education:  Master Expanded Theater – Bern University of the Arts HKB, Deadline April 6, 2018

The interdisciplinary Master in Theater at Bern University of the Arts HKB is a specialized degree for theatre professionals from a wide range of disciplines. It leads to a Master’s Degree in Theater (specialisation Expanded Theater) over the course of three semesters. In this program, artists from different performance disciplines work and learn together: actors, dancers, performers, puppetry performers and others.

Education: Master Program in Devised and Object Theatre at Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre at DAMU in Prague

Directing for Devised and Object Theatre Accepting applications for Academic Year 2017/18 Deadline for submitting Applications for Academic Year 2017/18 is January 31, 2017 Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) announces: Master Degree in Directing for Devised and Object Theatre a 2 year English language directing for alternative and puppet theatre program at the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre (KALD) Apply now Program Overview The Master in Directing for Alternative and Puppet Theatre offers advanced studies in the practice of theatre-making with a twofold focus: learning the process of devising a theatre performance from scratch, with a strong emphasis on a visuality of expression. Students will learn to create theatre performances with strong vi...

Education: Call for Applications DasArts (International)

Call for Applications Deadline for Applications Thursday 22 January 2015 DasArts is an international laboratory for professionals working in the contemporary performing arts. Are you looking for challenging peer-to-peer exchanges, new input and unexpected artistic experiences? This is exactly how the DasArts program me supports your artistic development. Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, DasArts offers a residential programme leading to a Master of Theatre (MTh) degree. Open Weekend We look forward to welcoming prospective students during our open weekend. In order to cater to a wide range of interests, each day is organised differently. Friday 16 January 2015 An evening of performances / 20:00 To find out more about the work being done by international theatremakers currently studying ...

Education: Auditions For Barcelona’s Institute of the Arts (Edinburgh, Leeds, Dublin, London)

Aspiring young British and Irish performers will have the opportunity to launch their studies in Spain thanks to innovative courses being introduced by Barcelona’s Institute of the Arts this September. Inspired and supported by Sir Paul McCartney’s LIPA, The Institute of the Arts – Barcelona was founded by Giles Auckland-Lewis and Mark Lethem in February 2013. The Institute’s new Foundation Diploma will allow aspiring actors, dancers and musical theatre performers to develop their practical skills while learning about essential business aspects of a career in creative arts. Based in a state-of-the-art building in the attractive Spanish coastal town of Sitges, just 20 minutes from the vibrant cultural hub that is Barcelona, the Institute of the Arts – Barcelona is Europe´s newest performing...

Featured: DasArts Open Day (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

DasArts Open Days Visit the Open Days Weekend at DasArts on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 January 2013. On Friday you can see presentations by our participants. On Saturday you are welcome to witness a ‘Day in the life of DasArts’. when the programme will be especially conceived for people who are interested in the life at DasArts and who may be considering to apply. It is set up as a parcours through all aspects of the DasArts life: visit the curriculum room, a space full of information about the different parts of the DasArts curriculum; be present during “zoom-moments” with short presentations about aspects of studying at DasArts; participate and atend to the activities we have scheduled. We start the program at 16.00 until 22.00. 
PROGRAMME Friday 18 JANUARY – 20h 
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Announcements: Master’s Degree in Street Arts Creation (Tàrrega, Spain)

The Master’s Degree in Street Arts Creation is a pioneering educational initiative at an international level in order to train professionals for arts in the public space. From January till October 2013 at the University of Lleida (UdL).  Promoted by FiraTàrrega and the University of Lleida. The course is a degree from the University of Lleida (UdL) and is highly professional. It consists of 60 ECTS credits that are structured into several different complementary blocks: Lectures (39 ECTS), creation and defence of a master’s degree final work (6 ECTS) and the completion of an internship (15 ECTS). The master’s degree will be taught in Spanish and English. To carry out the course you must have a university degree.    

Education: The Body as Critical Site, Performance at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) Department of Performance combines intensive studio practice with the rigorous critical, theoretical, and historical study necessary to inform individual aesthetic choices and expression. The core of the program is a series of interdisciplinary theory/practice lab courses that explore the use of the body as an expressive medium and critical site of research and action. The department’s interdisciplinary approach builds on a broad range of performative modes, including live actions, performance installation, movement research, tactical and site performance, interactive digital technologies, and performative writing. Experience live student work at one of these events: Spouting Off: The Lecture Performance SAIC Performance Space, 280 ...

Education: International Winter School 2012

The Winter School is part of new territories, produced by New Moves International. New Territories invites artists working in live art and related arts practice to take part in a Winter School, a series of professional skills development projects. These opportunities are open to both emergent and experienced practitioners, to independent artists and students in tertiary education. You will receive a response from New Territories within a short period of them receiving your application. The mentors will be sent a copy of your application and will make the final decision on selection of the participants. We have included the website addresses of the mentors where possible to enable applicants to do some advance research. If you are accepted on a course full payment must made be made within 7...

Education: Headlong Performance Institute (Philadelphia, PA)

Headlong Performance Institute is an intensive Philadelphia semester in hybrid performance founded and taught by working artists, including artistic directors of Headlong Dance Theater and Pig Iron Theatre Company. HPI students train, create, perform, and see work (including a full schedule of performances in the Live Arts/Philly Fringe Festival) in the heart of Philadelphia’s vibrant and internationally-known performance scene. Students also benefit from professional mentoring through our “Life of the Artist” series, and also earn a full semester of undergraduate credit through Bryn Mawr College. HPI is currently accepting applications from both undergraduate and post-bac artists on a rolling basis. The 2011 curriculum is: Performance Theory, History, and Criticism This ...

Featured: Performance Studies international PSi

PSi is a professional association founded in 1997 to promote communication and exchange among scholars and practitioners working in the field of performance. We seek to create opportunities for dialogue among artists, thinkers, activists and academics. PSi is actively committed to creating a membership base of artists and scholars throughout the world. We recognize that while performance studies as a field encourages conversations across disciplinary boundaries, professionals in various parts of the world often need greater opportunities to exchange research and information about performance with others who share their interests and expertise. PSi is a network of exchange for scholars and practitioners working in diverse locations, both disciplinary and geographic. We act as a crucible for...

Education: MA/MRes Performance and Creative Research at Roehampton University (London, England)

General course information This course provides you with the opportunity to engage in performance as an interdisciplinary and connective practice, spanning the fields of live art, theatre, visual art, dance and new media. Exploring performance as creative research, the course moves fluidly between practice-based and theory-oriented approaches and deploys a diverse set of critical paradigms and methods associated with Performance Studies to examine performance as a cultural phenomenon. Key areas of study interdisciplinary performance practices live art, experimental theatre, dance-performance, new media paradigms of Performance Studies, visual and cultural theory the artist as cultural agent/producer and public display. Special features This course enables you to research, conceive and real...