Ages and Stages of English Drama March 20 - 24, 2017
Five stages of English drama in a practical and refreshingly engaging progression:
Each day includes warm-up/skills class, exposition and practical work on the period, small-group sessions on text with one of the Academy's directors, and an informal sharing of work.
Travel through the history of British theater with RADA's acclaimed staff. To maximize your personal and professional development, the course is limited to eight participants.
The Language of Drama March 20 - 24, 2017
Poets and playwrights of successive eras use text to capture the movement of emotion through thought. Five days, five eras of drama:
Each day, study the language of a new era of drama, and rehearse texts with professional directors. In addition to rehearsal, the day begins with skills workshop. This new course is unique to RADA and TLab.
To maximize your personal and professional development, the course is limited to eight participants.
Who should apply?
These courses are appropriate for adults with any level of experience and ability, who are prepared to take part in classes and are ready to read and perform portions of text.
These are strenuous courses, and while any specific needs will be taken fully into account, participants must be reasonably fit. There is no upper age limit; however, applicants are advised that the course is physically demanding. Fluent, confident knowledge of the English language is essential.
Each applicant must write a short essay (300 words) outlining what they hope to gain from the course and provide a reference describing the applicant's experience (or otherwise) of acting or theater.
Program cost does not include accommodation, meals, travel, travel insurance, medical insurance, or any other incidentals. ESU Scholarships are not available for this program, but the ESU will supply letters of support for grant or scholarship applications.
Deposit of $400 is required with application. Invoice for balance of program cost is sent eight weeks prior to course, at which point the exchange rate from pound sterling to U.S. dollars is set based on current exchange rate, including transaction fees. Full balance is due six weeks prior to course.
Deposit is non-refundable for accepted applications. Full balance is due six weeks prior to course. This course is non-refundable, barring insufficient enrollment in the course, in which case deposit will be refunded in full. If you are not able to attend the course due to emergency circumstances, you will be refunded minus an administration fee only if there is a waitlist applicant who will be able to attend the program in your place.
Professional Development Contact Hours and Credit
This course incorporates approximately 30 professional contact hours. All participants who complete the course receive a certificate of attendance from RADA.
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