How to Apply

Who are we looking for
Artists from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and the program has an emphasis in the performance arts. Fluency in English is not required (though all classes are taught in English), and The School seeks to cultivate a diverse and vibrant class composed of learners from all over the globe.

What you need to apply
The application process is a bit different for each program. Click your program below for more information:


Summer Intensive for Theatre Educators

This program requires an online application form, that seeks to provide the faculty with information on your reasons for applying and history with education and theatre. A strong background in theatre is not required, though an interest in maskwork and movement  is encouraged. Applicants will be asked to submit a personal essay of about 2,000 characters. It’s advised to prepare the essay in a word processor and copy-and-paste it into the online application.

After reviewing all material, you may be contacted by The School’s director, Paola Coletto, for an in-person or online interview. This interview is required before students are admitted to the intensive.

If you have questions, please contact program administrator, Monica Burnelli, at monica@theschoolfortheatrecreators.com

Coming from abroad?


Theatre Training for Musicians

This program requires an online application form, that seeks to provide the faculty with information on your reasons for applying and history with music and theatre. A strong background in theatre is not required, though a desire to experiment with music and theatre is encouraged. Applicants will be asked to submit a letter of motivation of about 2,000 characters. It’s advised to prepare the letter in a word processor and copy-and-paste it into the online application.

If requesting a scholarship, we ask you an additional essay, up to a page in length, detailing reasons for requesting the scholarship.

If you have questions, please contact program administrator, Monica Burnelli, at monica@theschoolfortheatrecreators.com

Coming from abroad?


Professional Training Program

As opposed to workshops and intensives, the process of applying to the six-month Professional Training Program is a bit longer. Applicants to the Professional Training Program are asked to submit:

an online application form. We ask you to include a short letter of motivation of 2,000 characters or less. Applicants may also provide up to three links to relevant websites, images, videos, or documents that help the faculty understand their application. Additionally, applicants will be asked for:

  • Two letters of recommendations from current or former colleagues, directors, or teachers. These people should know you well and be able to explain why you would be an excellent candidate for the program.

  • A resume or CV outlining details of your artistic experience

  • Headshot or recent photo

  • Photocopy of passport or ID

If requesting a scholarship, we ask you an additional essay, up to a page in length, detailing reasons for requesting the scholarship.

After reviewing all material, you may be contacted by The School’s director, Paola Coletto, for an in-person or online interview. This interview is required before students are admitted to the Professional Training Program..

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and decisions are released up to eight weeks after applications are received.

If you have questions, please contact program administrator, Monica Burnelli, at monica@theschoolfortheatrecreators.com

Coming from abroad?


Cancellation Policy

The deposit is non refundable

All cancellations must be received by The School for Theatre Creators in writing at monica [at] theschoolforthetarecreators.com.

For all cancellations (for any reason) we will retain the deposit, then the date of receipt will determine the entire penalty:
— Cancellation between 40-30 days of beginning of the program will result in forfeiture of 35% of the entire cost of the program
— Cancellation between 20-15 days of beginning of the program will result in forfeiture of 50% of the entire cost of the program
— Cancellation within 15 days of beginning of the program or “no show” will result in forfeiture of the entire cost of the program