Barcelona, Spain

Urban Performing Arts

online course
when 22 June 2020 - 10 July 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 840

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, this course will be taught virtually in 2020.

The course has three branches:

1. Propaedeutics:
a) Comediants inventors of a new language: daily sessions of 1 1/2 hours.
b) Analysis of the scenic arts used from Comediants in their urban and outdoor shows.

2. Process of creation of an urban Performance: The ages of life. Daily sessions of 2 ½ hours of collective physical work with a final performance to present in an urban space.

3. Research: Travel and immersion in a traditional Catalan Village Feast.

Course leader

Jaume Bernadet Munnè and Rita Kuan (Jin Hua)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona/ Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

Target group

The UAB Barcelona Summer School is open to standing local and international undergraduates and graduates students. International students who have been accomplished the first year of their undergraduate or at least the 50% of their first year credits at their home university could also be enroled at the programme. A working knowledge of the language instruction is highly recommended.

Course aim

The main objective is to teach the participants tools to understand the different aspects of artistic creation and scenic art in public spaces. Urban Performing Arts is a mostly practical course for which attendance is required each day, in order to realize a final live and direct street performance.

Credits info

6 EC
All subjects are accredited with 6 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) that your university might transfer to you own degree programme (depending on your home university’s regulations), especially if it has a mobility programme in place with the UAB.

Fee info

EUR 840: Full course's registration fee