Summer Study Abroad - Performance Design

This Summer, students of California State University Long Beach, friends, family, and colleagues can participate in a short-term study abroad program on the subject of performance design. The course THEA 323 - Integration of Design and Performance (GE-C1) will coincide with the Prague Quadrennial, a city-wide event and global symposium on performance design (, that takes place in Prague in the Czech Republic.

The course will be led by Emily MacDoald, CSULB's Head of Scenic and Costume Design. In the course, participants will attend contemporary performances, view current exhibitions from countries throughout the world, experience lectures by renowned designers, and have the chance to participate in workshops led by prominent artists in the industry today.

The course runs from June 7th to June 19th .


More about the Prague Quadrennial [PQ23].

The PQ is the preeminent gathering and showing of performance design anywhere in the world. The last PQ in 2-19 drew 70,000 viewers, 8,000 professionals, students, and other active participants from 106 countries.



Travel Cost - $2185 (includes hotel lodging and events)
Tuition for those receiving academic credit - $969
Insurance - $85
Flight / Food - not covered - $ 2500 estimate
Total: $4,500 - $5,500 per participant

To make this opportunity available to as many students as possible, and not have finances be a hindrance to participation, please consider making a contribution toward broadening students' educational experience and global engagement.

Thank you very much.

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