6 Study abroad opportunities for theatre and dance

As the weather warms up, it’s time to start thinking about how you’d like to spend your summer. Collaborating with principal dancers at the Thai-Bangkok City Ballet? Perfecting your stage combat technique in London’s West End?  If you’re looking for something a little more exciting than a traditional summer camp or job, we’ve got you covered with these awesome study abroad opportunities.


Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts boasts of many famous alumni, such as Anthony Hopkins and Maggie Gyllenhaal, and is ready to count you among them! Take intensives at one of London’s most prestigious acting schools. Spend your days working with RADA’s exceptional instructors and your nights exploring London’s thriving theatre scene.

London’s West End Musical Theatre Training Program will give you the chance to train specifically in musical theatre in the heart of London’s musical theatre scene. Work to perfect not only your singing, dancing, and acting but also unique skills like stage combat and audition techniques.

Technical Theatre Internships in Spain or Italy allow you to spend time in a professional working theatre either in Barcelona, Spain or Florence, Italy. Immerse yourself in the cultures and languages while gaining real experience from a working theatre.


Dance aborad picCircus Arts in Costa Rica is a unique volunteer opportunity where you can use your dance talent to help at-risk teenagers in San Jose. Work with other talented performing arts professionals to continue developing your live-performance skills while making a real difference.

Blas Summer Dance Intensive in Ireland is a unique intensive opportunity offered by the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. You can spend two weeks in Limerick, Ireland understanding both the technical basics of Irish dance and choreography as well as the history of the art form.

Dance Internships with the Thai-Bangkok City Ballet give you the chance to teach classes to aspiring young dancers and collaborate with company members in one of Thailand’s most prestigious dance training programs. The company specializes in ballet and contemporary dance, but there are also opportunities to teach different styles.

If you’re ready to have the summer of a lifetime exploring a different culture and perfecting your art, we want you to know there are a lot of opportunities to do it. Start your application today.

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One response to “6 Study abroad opportunities for theatre and dance”

  1. Dominique Robinson says:

    There is also a two week dance program Dancers Abroad & Connected:Argentina for dancers located in Buenos Aires and Cordoba. It’s organized by Pizarts Dance & Performance Space in NYC. http://www.pizarts.com for more information.