Take advantage of Ireland's rich theatre, literary and historical culture by engaging in the study and practice of Irish theatre from historical and contemporary contexts.
- Attend plays at famous theatres such as the Abbey and Peacock
- Visit historical sites associated with the Irish struggle for independence
- Participate in the Galway Way Arts Festival with talkbacks and workshops, as well as backstage access to visiting artists
- Live and study on the campuses of Trinity College, Dublin, and National University of Ireland, Galway
On this program, you will closely examine the evolution of Irish Theatre, from the influence of British colonialism to contemporary issues such as inward migration and how it challenges what it means to be Irish. In addition, you will explore the craft of acting as a means of understanding the performer's contribution to theatre.
Units: 6 units
Language of Instruction: English