Virtual Study Abroad Programme
An Intensive Irish Theatre Program at the Gaiety School of Acting for students outside of Ireland.
This four-week programme is designed for acting students who wish to immerse themselves in Irish Theatre. In this course you will take part in a number of practical acting workshops and seminars carefully designed to place the writers in both a theatrical, literary and cultural context. In the four weeks you will develop an understanding of the historical and literary background of selected texts from each writer, in addition to studying the staging and dramaturgical aspects. The programme will culminate in an online showcase, with invited family and friends in attendance.
Highlights of the programme include:
- Learn all about the Irish Playwright greats: Beckett, Synge, Gregory, O’Casey, and Friel from tutors who have taught all our illustrious alumni
- Develop your artistic expression by creating your own work in our Manifesto programme
- Create and perform in an online showcase
- Enjoy a fun and engaging cultural programme
- Extra activities include:
- Irish Dancing Lessons
- Learning an Irish Folk Song
- Irish Mythology & Lore
- Interactive Bread Making Class
- Learn How to Pour a Pint of Guinness
This is a 4 week programme with 12 hours a week of acting classes in private groups, with an addition of 2-3 cultural activities per week. Group-size will be kept small and intimate.
Dates: 20th June to 16th July 2021
Location: Online (from wherever you are in the world!)