Program Details

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate classes in all aspects of Drama and Theatre, with a special focus on Irish drama. Highlights include: * Classes in ensemble, devising, direction, and street theatre * Classes in Irish drama, theatre reviewing, Shak
Location:
Galway, Ireland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Winter Semester, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
NUI Galway is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Irish Drama and Theatre. Students have opportunities to work with leading Irish theatre-makers (including the Tony-Award winning Druid Theatre company). NUI Galway also has a major collection of Irish theatre archives, including the digital archive of the Abbey Theatre. Students thus have access to original scripts, videos, images and designs from leading directors and writers including Samuel Beckett, WB Yeats, JM Synge, Sean O'Casey, Brian Friel, Marina Carr, Enda Walsh, Martin McDonagh, Conor McPherson, and many others. The university has several award-winning teachers drawn from the world of academia and professional theatre.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate classes in all aspects of Drama and Theatre, with a special focus on Irish drama. Highlights include: * Classes in ensemble, devising, direction, and street theatre * Classes in Irish drama, theatre reviewing, Shakespeare, and world drama * Workshops in playwriting and non-fiction writing for theatre

Our graduates have gone on to work in theatre and the other creative industries in Ireland and internationally. Others have secured employment in related fields including business, tourism and education. Many recent PhD graduates have gone on to secure permanent jobs in top-ranking universities.
Setting Description:
Galway is widely regarded as Ireland's unofficial cultural capital. Compact and cosmopolitan, the city has a vibrant collection of young and established theatre companies. It hosts numerous festivals each year, including the world-renowned Galway Arts Festival. Galway is also the gateway to Connemara, the Irish-speaking region famous for its natural beauty. The city is less than 3 hours from Dublin, making travel to Europe and the US very easy. Because of its small size, the cost of living in Galway is cheaper than in other Irish cities.
Cost:
Varies depending on length of stay and level of course - please see our website for more information.

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