THEATER, CULTURE & SOCIETY
Are you interested in culture and theater? Would you like to discover what's behind the scenes?
behind the scenes? This program is aimed at students who want to have an immersive experience in the world of theater in Spain and Europe.
FALL / SPRING / SUMMER
What are you going to do?
The goal of this study trip is to offer theater students an international immersion experience in Spain. Students will learn about the Spain theater tradition, from the Corrales de comedia of the Golden Age to the most innovative projects of our current scene.
The program focuses on performing arts, the entertainment industry, and culture:
They will explore Madrid´s stage tradition through visits to halls, theaters, and projects of the capital.
They will enjoy a complete program of theater plays and shows.
Over time, they will learn about the rich historical, literary, artistic, and cultural traditions.
They will attend the International Theatre Festival of Almagro.
This course is designed for a general audience interested in performing arts, the entertainment industry, and culture.
DURATION: 21 days
MODALITY: Face-to-face in Madrid
Support Material in Spanish & English
IMMERSION PROGRAM: THEATER
Madrid, the capital of Spain, is one of the most important, cosmopolitan, and dynamic cities in Europe. Madrid is also known as “the cradle of theatre” for its long stage tradition, from the classics to the most modern performances. It is also home to the most spectacular theater and musical shows.
Madrid is also a pleasant city full of history. It is the site of some of the most prestigious museums in Europe, such as the Prado, Thyssen, or Reina Sofia. It is also a friendly city with excellent public transport and incredible parks for walking around, great shopping centers, and plenty of entertainment. It has an amazing gastronomic offer and ... it is the headquarters of Real Madrid.
Students will stay in a modern student residence in an excellent location in town. It is a new facility that offers excellent services and great open areas for outdoor sports and a swimming pool.
The rooms (double/single) are fully equipped with a bathroom and a small kitchen, wardrobes, and air conditioning.
The program includes full board (three meals a day) and offers a balanced Mediterranean diet. The cafeteria provides specific menus for people with dietary restrictions or special diets.
What is in this Residence?
High Speed WIFI
24h - Security
heating & AC
Our goal is to provide a direct and practical academic and professional immersion experience. This is why our programs integrate different types of activities, including masterclasses, conferences, presentations, workshops, or round tables as well as visits to companies, institutions, or participation in relevant events of each sector.
As part of the program, students will work on a theater workshopt led by our professionals in the area.
All materials are available in Google Class, so you don't have to buy any books.
As part of your experience in Madrid, students participate in a complete program of cultural activities, museum visits, guided tours of the city, concerts, theater plays, or shows.
The cultural program include:
Cultural visits include the Golden Triangle of Art which consists of the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza, or the Reina Sofia home to the famous Picasso´s Guernica.
Exploring famous royal sites, such as the Royal Palace, and the Royal Theater, while walking through the Plaza de Oriente.
Enjoy the walking tours through the ol Habsburg Madrid, Plaza Mayor, or Puerta del Sol.
Have a taste of Spanish gastronomy at the local markets of San Antonio or San Miguel.
The program includes different one day excursions designed to help students familiarize themselves with the rich history, art, architecture, and culture of the country.
Toledo, Segovia, La Granja or El Escorial are some of the most popular destinations around Madrid.
Students will enjoy attending the Almagro International Classical Theatre Festival.
Alcalá de Henares
When budgeting for your trip, keep in mind that the only thing that is not included is travel, local transportation and personal expenses. Everything else is included in the program cost.