The Augmentened Actor - acting for stage and screen I - Course
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Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts

The Augmentened Actor - acting for stage and screen I - Course

The course is open for professional actors who are interested in challenging their range, strenghtening their craft and technique. The set-up of the course is basedon the the participants having gone through a bachelor’s programme in acting.

The students will be working with modulating and adapting performances between styles and genres between stage and screen. The course requires that you as a student enters the course with ambition and are self-motivated. You are encouraged to bring your own experiences and ideas into the creation of works.

During the course we will focus on character work, interpretation, dramatic structure and with time to experiment with ideas and reflect on discoveries and challenges.

The course runs during the autumn term but is part of a planned whole that stretches over both the autumn and spring term. The application period for the spring term is 1 September – 15 October 2019.

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    The course runs on full-time throughout the term. The autumn course will focus on the actors instrument, building an ensemble, experimentation, character work and developing material.

    The course that takes place in the spring will be an application of work done in the first course. The primary focus during this course will be stage and screen projects.

  • Entry requirements

    General entry requirement: for studies in the second cycle.

    Specific entry requirement: Completed bachelor's studies in acting and one year of documented experience in the field, and English 5 and 6.

    If you don’t fulfil the formal entry requirements for the programme you may apply for recognition of prior learning, in other words that the knowledge and competence you have acquired through other activities are assessed as the equivalent of the formal merits that are required. Submit your application for recognition of prior learning with your application for the programme.

    You may also apply for an exemption/a waiver, that allows you to proceed to the selection process even though you don’t meet the general admission requirements. Submit your application for an exemption/a waiver together with your application.

    Read more about how you can show that you meet the entry requirements (that you are eligible).

  • Valuable prior knowledge

    The course runs on full-time throughout the term. The autumn course will focus on the actors instruments, building an ensemble, experimentation, character work and developing material.

    The course that takes place in the spring will be an application of work done in the first course. The primary focus during this course will be stage and screen projects.

  • How to apply

    When the course is open for application you apply through our web-based application system by clicking on the "Apply"-button on this page.

    Start your application early! Don’t delay in submitting your application! You may run into trouble if you wait until the last day and your internet connection happens to be down, or you find that your files are in the wrong format. You will not be able to apply once the last date for applications has passed. Keep in mind that your application needs to be turned in by 23.59 (Swedish time).

    When you have entered the application system:

    1. Register by stating your name and e-mail address.
    2. Fill in your personal data (including your Swedish civic registration number if you have one).
    3. Fill in the application form and upload the required documents.

    Before uploading your documents, they must be prepared as follows:

    • You must scan your original documents. If the document is in colour, scan it in colour.
    • Be sure to scan ALL pages in the document, even those that just contain instructions or other information that is not necessarily information about your grades. It must be the complete document and all the pages should be in the same file.
    • If you upload copies of original documents, (degree certificates, transcript of records etc.) they must be certified/attested! This means that another person must sign their name, write their name in block letters and provide their telephone number on each document copy you submit. This person, by signing, is certifying that the copy you submit is an exact copy of the original.
    • All documents must be in PDF-format.
    • Please name the file with content and your name for example: CV_ first name_ family name

    The following documents have to be uploaded for your application to be complete.

    1. A copy of your passport or national identity card (unless you are a Swedish citizen)

    Applicants from non-EU, EEA-country, or Switzerland, need to pay application fee for higher education in Sweden, and if admitted a tuition fee. If you are a citizen in an EU, EEA-country, or Switzerland, you do not have to pay application or tuition fees. Please upload a copy of your passport/valid national identity card as we need to check your nationality. If you have a Swedish civic registration number, or Swedish citizenship, you do not need to upload a copy of your passport. Remember to state your Swedish civic registration number when you fill in your personal data.

    We only accept documents in Nordic languages, Finnish and English. Regarding documents issued in another language, you must upload the original document along with a translation made by an authorized translator.

    Please note that we do not accept print outs from Antagning.se. We do not accept e-mails as certificates

    2. Documentation showing that you meet the general entry requirements for studies at second cycle/advanced level.

    • A transcript of records from university studies
    • If you do not have the required courses from university studies you can apply for recognition of prior learning (see below).

    We only accept documents in English, Swedish, Danish or Norwegian. Regarding documents issued in another language, you must upload the original document along with a translation made by an authorized translator.

    Please note that we do not accept print outs from Antagning.se. We do not accept e-mails as certificates

    3. Documentation showing that you meet the Specific Entry Requirements.

    • Bachelor studies in acting (a transcript of records)
    • English 5 and 6 from Swedish upper secondary school
    • if you do not meet the required Specific Entry Requirements through formal merits you can apply for recognition of prior learning (see below)

    4. Your CV

    where you list your education, professional experience and other relevant experiences that you want to refer to.

    Applying for recognition of prior learning

    If you do not meet the general requirements and/or specific requirements, you can apply for recognition of prior learning. When you apply for recognition of prior learning, you should upload:

    • a letter explaining why you think that you will manage the studies even though you do not fulfil the general entry requirements and/or specific entry requirements.
    • signed documents/certificates that confirm your merits/experiences that you refer to in your letter and CV. The documents you upload need to be signed and dated by the person/s that wrote them. We only accept documents on in English, Swedish, Danish or Norwegian. We do not accept e-mails as certificates.

    Here you can find more information regarding prior learning/exemption.

    Please note that we only accept applications and certificates through the application system, not by means of regular post or e-mail.

    Confirmation of your application

    When you’ve submitted your application you will receive a confirmation to the e-mail address that you’ve stated. If you don’t receive an confirmation e-mail, you should firstly check your spam filter. If the confirmation e-mail is not there, contact the technical support for the application system by e-mail: support@varbi.com

    Technical difficulties with your application?

    E-mail: support@varbi.com
    Phone: +46 520 580 050 (weekdays at the following times: 08:30–12:00 and 13:00–16:30) 

  • When you have applied

    After the last day of application a selection will be made among those applicants that have shown that they meet the entry requirements. The selection will in a first step be based on the material sent in with the application. In a second step applicants will be invited to participate in selection tests. These will include an interview, a rendition of a dramatic text and a filmed audition. The tests will be carried out in the first weeks of June 2019.

  • Application and tuition fees

    If you are a Swedish citizen or a citizen of another EU or EEA country you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. Some other groups are also exempt from the requirement to pay application and study fees.

    A few years ago Sweden introduced application and tuition fees for higher education. The level of the study fees depends on which course/programme they are for, and the level is set in order to cover the actual costs of the course/programme in question.

    If you are required to pay an application fee, we need to have received your payment by the last date for applications. The application fee is SEK 900. If you are required to pay the application fee and we have not received your payment by the last date for applications, we will not process your application.

    The tuition fee for the course that runs in the autumn is 255 000 SEK.

    Read more about application and study fees, how to pay to Uniarts and tuition fee scholarships.