Structure of Study Program
The School of Visual Theatre embraces inter-disciplinary approaches rather than medium- or genre restrictions, and concentrates on the combination and interaction of arts, skills and materials. Therefore the study program offers such a wide variety of creative areas: space design, sculpture, painting and drawing, directing, acting, puppet design and puppetry, street theatre, movement, dance, music, voice production and singing, dramatic writing, lighting and video.
The school offers a four-year curriculum that entitles its graduates to a final certificate from the School of Visual Theatre recognized by the Israel Ministry of Culture .Studies are intensive and include practical and theoretical lessons and much independent work and production.
Freshmen - 30 credits mandatory and 5 optional
2nd year students - 30 credits
3rd year students - 30 credits
4th year students- 30 credits
The first year is defined as a year of acquiring basic skills and knowledge in all fields studied at the schools. The second year centers on the development and deepening of skills, in the advanced courses; The second year offers a greater choice of courses. In the third year the student begins to formulate a personal method and create complex individual projects through targeted studio classes and workshops taking place in Israel and abroad. The fourth year is dedicated mostly to deliberation and prepartion for the final project and preparing it for the Finale, the week-long event in which the graduating works are performed before a public audience.
Completing the four year curriculum of The School of Visual Theatre entitles its graduates to a certificate of completion. In addition, an option exists to partcipate in a study program at the David Yellin College, and at The Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem. Information about registration and David College of Music and Dance Academy will be available at the school office.
Each student has the right to apply to spend one semester of his third year abroad at a school with which we have an exchange agreement.
In addition, the school holds a framework of student exchange with the different schools of art in Jerusalem.
Details on registration for courses open to you in these institutions will be available at the beginning of the school year.