International Studies

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International Summer School - Performance

This two-week intensive course is designed to introduce participants to Irish Theatre and Performance. The curriculum is drawn from the rich history of Irish Dramatic writing.

Includes:

  • Acting Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Cultural and Heritage visits
  • Showcase of work

The curriculum includes the works of:

  • Seamus Heaney
  • Marina Carr
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Oscar Wilde

Duration: 2 weeks              

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International Summer School - Writing

This two week intensive writing course is designed to introduce participants to Dramatic writing from an Irish viewpoint. Students will create and develop their own scripts while drawing inspiration from Irish playwrights and the surrounding environment.

Includes:

  • Writing for stage
  • Character and plot development
  • Storytelling from an Irish perspective
  • Writing field trips
  • Showcase of work

Duration: 2 weeks

                 

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Original theatre project

These programmes are designed to help foster and create original ideas. Through a series of workshops, participants will write, rehearse and perform original work. The venues for performance will range from Theatre venues, non theatre venues, site specific.

Includes:

  • Development workshops
  • Writing
  • Acting
  • Showcase presentation

Commences January 2022                 

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Customised programmes

These programmes are designed specifically to meet the needs of visiting groups. The design and delivery of each programme is established through a consultation process with groups and organisations. Accreditation for degree programmes can also be organised.

Programmes include:

  • Acting for stage
  • Acting for Screen
  • Performance technique
  • Writing for Stage
  • Writing for Screen
  • Public speaking
  • Social inclusion programmes
  • Cultural and heritage studies

Commences January 2022                 

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International Studies Partners:

  • IES Study Abroad
  • La Salle University, Singapore
  • University of Minnesota
  • Carthage College, Wisconsin

For all course enquiries email: info@westendhouse.ie