Practical infohow to apply
Submit the online application form.
Additionally, applicants are asked to email the following:
Two letters of recommendations from current or former colleagues, directors, or teachers. These people should know you well and be able to explain why you would be an excellent candidate for the program.
A resume or CV outlining details of your artistic experience
Headshot or recent photo
Photocopy of passport or ID
Following review of submission, applicants will be contacted for an online interview.
This interview is required before students are admitted to the Academy
After aceptance to the program, a deposit of € 1,500 is required to secure placement.
The program’s academic year consists of three independent terms of 11 weeks. Each term is self-contained and can be taken independently or as part of the series.
Monday October 4th – Monday December 20th, 2021: Term A – Bouffons and Grotesques
Monday January 3rd – Monday March 21st, 2022: Term B – Masks and Characters
Monday March 28th – Monday June 13th, 2022: Term C – Clown and Comedy
Classes take place Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a 45 minute lunch break, for an average of 40 hours each week, with studio classes (classroom work led by master teachers) in the morning and workshop sessions (space for both independent devised work and teacher-led tutorials) in the afternoon, for a total of 440 hours each term.
Each term will culminate in a site-specific public performance entirely created by the students under the supervision of their instructors and in compliance with Covid-19 safety guidelines.
NOTE REGARDING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
The 2021-22 school year will be residential, and it is mandatory for all students to work and live on-campus. Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, there may be limited possibilities to leave campus, and public performances will follow recommended safety protocol.
We will update our policy following the evolution of COVID-19 and based on all city, state, and federal guidelines.
For specific questions, please contact Monica Burnelli, Program Administrator
The tuition for each term is € 3,850.
Room and board is not included in the tuition price. We are currently in negotiations regarding these additional costs and we will provide them as soon as they are available.
After acceptance, a down-payment of € 1,500 will be requested to secure placement at the Academy.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any financial questions you may have.
The deposit is non refundable
All cancellations must be sent in writing to the Program Administrator Monica Burnelli: email@example.com
For all cancellations (for any reason) we will retain the deposit and the date of receipt will determine the entire penalty:
— Cancellation between 40-30 days of beginning of the program will result in forfeiture of 35% of the entire cost of the program
— Cancellation between 20-15 days of beginning of the program will result in forfeiture of 50% of the entire cost of the program
— Cancellation within 15 days of beginning of the program or “no show” will result in forfeiture of the entire cost of the program
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