Travel to Italy to learn about and perform classic Italian comedy styles and Commedia Dell/Arte in the midst of the rich culture of Tuscany, one of Italy's most artistically fertile provinces. This intensive Maymester program meets in the ancient, medieval walled town of Cortona, where the University of Georgia has been hosting study abroad programs since 1970.
Enrollment is limited to 15 students, so apply early.
Theater courses taught by Professor Ray Paolino; Actor, Director and Teacher, courses will cover an overview of comedy in the classic Italian style (Commedia Dell'Arte), rehearsal and performance techniques of comedy applied to a Shakespearean script and several public performances. In addition, students will experience Italian art and culture with overnight trips to Rome and Florence as well as field trips to a professional Italian theatre performance and a Tuscan winery.
THEA 5335/7335, Shakespeare Practicum (Undergraduate and Graduate). 3 Credit Hours.
THEA 5590/7560, Projects in Drama (Undergraduate and Graduate). 3 Credit Hours.