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Acting I - Fundamentals of Acting, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 53 days
    Duration
A substantive introduction to the basics of the craft of acting, this course gives all incoming students the foundation of a common vocabulary. The Acting I - Fundamentals of Acting program is offered by Stanford Summer.
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Overview

International students who require a Stanford-sponsored I-20 visa must maintain a minimum of 8 units throughout the Summer Quarter.

Stanford Summer Session provides high-achieving and ambitious students a transformative educational experience at a world-class university. 

By combining challenging academics with a rich array of extra-curricular programming, Stanford Summer Session successfully shares the University’s culture of innovation, academic excellence, and global responsibility.

Program highlights

Students will learn fundamental elements of dramatic analysis, and how to apply it in action. Topics include scene analysis, environment work, psychological and physical scoring, and development of a sound and serviceable rehearsal technique. 

Scene work will be chosen from accessible, contemporary, and realistic plays. Outside rehearsal time required. The class includes a final scene showing.

The Acting I - Fundamentals of Acting program is offered by Stanford Summer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 53 days
  • Credits
    4 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • Scene analysis
  • Environment work
  • Psychological and physical scoring 
  • Development of a sound and serviceable rehearsal technique

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

International students who require a Stanford-sponsored I-20 visa must maintain a minimum of 8 units throughout the Summer Quarter.

  • Original I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant F-1 Student Status)
  • I-901 SEVIS Fee Receipt
  • Stanford University's Stanford Summer Session Admission Letter (available online within the Stanford Summer Session applicant status page)
  • Original Proof of Funding Document
  • F-1 Visa (this is the visa stamp attached to your passport by the U.S. Embassy)
  • Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1175 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1175 USD per credit and a duration of 53 days.
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Tuition fee does not include:

  • Application fee
  • Housing and meals
  • Healthcare coverage plan
  • Visa I-20 Sponsorship fee

Funding

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