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Montclair in Barcelona 2017
Barcelona, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jan. term)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:


Montclair in Barcelona 2017 : Winter Break

Margolis Method Acting Training
December 21, 2016 – January 15, 2017        

December 26, 2016 – January 10, 2017

map of Spain

 Applications Due: October 15, 2016

Payment Deadlines and Costs
Program Forms
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This two-week program merges intensive studio training with award winning theatre artist Kari Margolis and American and Catalan faculty, with an immersive, creative cultural experience. Meet and work with students from around the world and professional actors from Barcelona. Theatre lectures and performances are  organized by Boris Daussà-Pastor, Head of the Theory and History Department of Institut del Teatre, the leading institution for the teaching of Theatre and Dance in Barcelona for more than a century. Cultural activities also include guided walking and bike tour and free time for exploring.
Margolis Method is a three-dimensional approach to theatre training that merges all the skill sets of acting, directing and playwriting. Training in the Method will make students stronger theatre artists in any theatrical style or aesthetic, ranging from physical theatre to linear text-based plays. 


SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE (Taps Meet-and-Greet on Sunday)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
10:00 am-
1:30 pm
Margolis Method
Guided Walking Tour Margolis Method
Explore Barcelona Margolis Method
Margolis Method
1:30 pm -
3:00 p m
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
3:00 pm-
5:30 pm
Explore Barcelona Seminar:
Barcelona Theatre in Perspective
Explore Barcelona Seminar:
Barcelona Theatre in Perspective
Explore Barcelona Organized
Cultural Activity
5:30 pm-
6:30 pm
Break Break Break Break Explore Barcelona Organized
Cultural Activity
6:30 pm -
9:00 pm
Margolis Method
Margolis Method
Margolis Method
Margolis Method
Performance with Talk Back Performance with Talk Back


Kari Margolis has received international recognition for her theatre research and original productions. Her work is recognized with six National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Pew/TCG National Artist Residency Fellowship, a Creative Capital National Artist Fellowship, a “Bessie” New York Performance Award, a New York Foundation Fellowship, multiple McKnight Theatre Artist Fellowships and a Bush Fellowship among several other prestigious awards. Kari was on faculty at the University of Minnesota from 1997 to 2004, has been a master teacher at the National Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for 15 years and leads residencies and workshops nationally and abroad. Kari is co-artistic director with Tony Brown of the international touring MB Adaptors Company founded in New York City in 1984. Kari will be joined by Tony and American and Catalan company members, assuring a world class team of artists giving each student maximum personal attention.


Students register for the following 3-credit course for the Winter 2017 semester
THTR 432 Theatre Scenes: Margolis Method Actor Training

Accommodations and Meals
 • LODGING: 14 nights; double rooms with cooking facilities
 • TRANSPORTATION: Students will be escorted to and from the airport, arriving prior to the first day of class and departing    on Sunday after the last day of class.
 • Meals are not provided but several gatherings are hosted.

Program Cost

 $1,700 plus airfare and tuition for 3 credits
The program cost includes housing,  lectures, performances, guided walking and bike tours, administrative costs.

Out of Pocket Expenses:
Participants should expect approximately $750 for food, personal expenses, and approximately $850 for airfare.

Application procedure :
All students should have an interview with Heather Benton and then complete the Global Education Center online application form, which includes a reference form to be submitted by any other MSU faculty member. The minimum GPA considered will be 2.50. In order to obtain authorization to register for the spring semester course by November 1, the recommended deadline for online applications, interview and faculty director approval and the $100 application fee is October 1.
Pre-enrollment Form_ Montclair in Barcelona
Payment Schedule:

The payment schedule for program costs is as follows:
            Application Fee Due October 1:         $100
            Deposit by October 15:                     $500
            Balance by November 15:                  $1,200
Program cost payments are made through the Global Education Center and can be in the form of checks, money orders or credit card forms (not payable electronically or online). Make checks payable to “Montclair State University”. Tuition is paid directly to the Bursar by December 15.

For further information:
Contact the Global Education Center at 973-655-4185 or email
Contact Heather Benton at 973-655-7000 .
Or visit us on the web at




Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.