A programme by Performing Arts Fund NL to promote Dutch music, theatre and dance abroad.
7 May. '19

Open call Theatre Directing Diploma Course

Photo: NIPAI
NIPAI (New International Performing Arts Institute) organises a new 18-month programme for (aspiring) directors, movement directors, actors coaches, choreographers, arts managers and creative leaders.
Fully dedicated to the needs of directors, the 18-month programme covers how to become a professional director, how to work with actors, composers, set designers, costume designers, choreographers, producers and theatre staff.

The course is open to students who have a Bachelor's degree or higher training.

Programme and tuition
The programme starts in August 2019 and takes place in Austria and Germany.
Programme format: online & in-class course
In-class sessions: 4 study weeks
Online sessions: 2 study weeks
Study project: graduation performance
Full tuition fee: 12.000 euros

Theoretical and practical tasks will help students explore:
how to read and analyse a play, how to formulate a plot and super-objective of the performance;
what theatre directors should know to be prepared for the first meeting with actors;
how to lead actors from first meeting to performance;
how to work with your colleagues in theatre (composer, stage designer, others);
what tools should directors have to prepare actor for role;
how to choose and apply methods of rehearsing and techniques of acting;
postproduction of performance.

The application process involves sending a motivation letter and creative portfolio and CV.
For more information and to apply, visit the NIPAI website.