The Arezzo Physical Theater program offers music, theater, and dance students the chance to study at the Accademia dell’Arte, an internationally recognized institution in Arezzo, Italy. Developed in collaboration with the College of Fine Arts, the Arezzo Physical Theater program trains students in movement, extended vocal techniques, and Italian language. Intensive workshops follow studies in Commedia and an introduction to performance topics, including mask-making and clown. During their time in Italy, students live in Accademia dell’Arte-sponsored accommodations in the Villa Godiola Residence Halls.
Requirements & Considerations
Students enroll in the following five courses:
Housing & Student Services
- Accademia dell’Arte-sponsored accommodations in the Villa Godiola Residence Halls
- Double and triple rooms
- Private bathrooms
- Large rehearsal hall
- “Black box”-type theater space
- Internet point and wireless
- Large formal garden
- Enclosed grounds
- Meals provided on-site when classes are in session
- Spring Semester: late January to early May
- Spring Semester: October 1
This program is rolling admissions; applications are reviewed once all application materials are received, prior to all deadlines. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received by the BU Study Abroad office. Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible as some programs and internship tracks have limited space and may fill up before the deadline. Submitting a complete application prior to the application deadline, does not guarantee acceptance. Students will be emailed an admissions decision within three weeks of a completed application.
Information for BU Students Awaiting an Admissions Decision and exceptions to the standard admission calendar for all students can be found here.
Cost & Financial Considerations
- 2022/2023 Tuition and Fees: $39,547
Cost includes tuition, housing, board, airfare from designated US cities, program related activities, administrative fee, overseas medical insurance, and emergency evacuation coverage.
- Estimated program budget, including cost of living expenses
- Grants and Scholarships available