Study Abroad in Siena, Italy

Siena, Italy Four-Week Acting Intensive

The focus of this 4-week acting intensive program combines skills in performing Shakespeare with the best of Italian theatre and Commedia dell'Arte acting style. Classes are scheduled Monday through Thursday, allowing students the opportunity for three-day weekend travel throughout the region and in Italy. Students will attend classes in the acting studios of Study in Italy, located in the Siena historical center, and the final performance will be held in Study in Italy's very own historical theater in Palazzo Sergardi. This program includes housing, welcome and final dinners, and two excursions (Florence and Pienza) as well as a survival Italian language module as part of the program. Download a full description of the program HERE.

Program Fee:

€ 3,100 Euros Program Fee includes:

 Introduction to the Michael Chekhov Technique. Shakespeare in Performance Course

 Commedia dell'Arte Acting Course  10 hours of Survival Italian offered by Study In Italy

 Double/Triple/Quadruple occupancy room in shared student apartments/Bed and Breakfast structures with kitchen privileges, provided within easy access of course location for the duration of the program

 An on-site orientation in Siena, conducted by Study in Italy

 A welcome dinner and a farewell dinner

 A day trip to Florence and a half-day excursion to Pienza.

 Additional three day weekends for your own explorations.

Request application form: Email Margaret Ogg at and Lavinia Hart at You can also attain additional information from