Courses may include, but are not limited to, such subjects as dance, Broadway show choir, drama, painting, pottery, fashion design, puppetering, poetry writing, music composition, and etching. The instruction culminates with an art exhibition and stage show on the last evening of the activity. This activity is open to the public.
The students are selected for this activity on the basis of an application completed by the students and a recommending teacher. The application is then sent to the Office of the Director, DoDDS-Europe. A panel of fine arts educators reviews the applications and selects the participants. There are normally over 300 applications for 150 slots. All staff members are selected from applications submitted to the Office of The Director, DoDDS-Europe A Board of Directors composed of Visual and Performing Arts Directors and the Evening Program Director governs the activity. The Project Officer with the advice of past instructors selects these individuals. The Board meets in October to plan the activity and in December to make participant selections.
The costs for this activity are primarily covered by DoDDS-Europe who contracts for the guest instructors, provides all transportation costs for students and staff, and purchases all supplies. The students pay 190.00 EUR as a registration fee, which covers the costs of room, board, and incidentals.
Board of Directors
Teachers may apply to be a member of the Board of Directors, conductors, or fesitival assistants. Applications must be received in the DoDDS-Europe Office by May 21, 2002. Teacher Application
Student audition materials will be announce in October 2002