In order to determine whether candidates have sufficient talent and potential for the profession, the Academy organizes a SELECTION COURSE. Every year you have three options to join the selection:
Selection Course A: The deadline for sending your portfolio is Wednesday 8 January 2020.
The selection day will be on Wednesday 5 February 2020.
Selection Course B: The deadline for sending your portfolio is Wednesday 4 March 2020.
The selection day will be on Friday 3 April 2020.
Selection Course C: The deadline for sending your portfolio is Thursday 28 May 2020.
The selection day will be on Monday 22 June 2020.
Please follow these 7 steps:
Step 1: SUBSCRIBE
Fill in the application form at the website.
Step 2: PORTFOLIO, MOTIVATION LETTER AND CV
Put together a portfolio consisting of a carefully chosen selection of a maximum of 30 works*. The leading question is: what do you want to show us?
Your portfolio needs to show your possibilities and motivation for this study. Therefore, choose work that shows:
- your visual skills, artistic talent and creativity
- your ability to research a subject with attention and concentration
- your connection with theatre
Please pay attention to the readability of your work (e.g. in chronological order, date on the back) and explain how you came up with the idea of your work (2 lines). Also please note your name on every work.
Please write a short letter why you choose this study and our academy.
Then send or bring (so not digitally!) us your portfolio together with your motivational letter and your CV at the latest on:
Wednesday 8 January 2020 (Selection Course A)
Wednesday 4 March 2020 (Selection Course A)
Thursday 28 May 2020 (Selection Course C):
For the attention of: Anne Habermann
6211 KP Maastricht
* Examples of a “work”: A sketch, a painting, a picture, a digital work, a 3-D work, a journal/sketchbook, the process of creating a costume design (from inspiration source to first sketches, till definitive design on paper), the process of creating a scenography design (from inspiration source to first sketches, till images of theatrical possibilities in a model) et cetera. Feel free to surprise us…..
Step 3: OUTCOME PORTFOLIO SELECTION
You will receive the outcome of the portfolio selection by mail on:
Friday 10 January 2020 (Selection Course A)
Thursday 5 March 2020 (Selection Course B)
Tuesday 2 June 2020 (Selection Course C)
If the outcome is positive, you will be invited for the selection day, for which you will be needing to prepare a home assignment.
It’s your own responsibility to pick up your portfolio afterwards. If you want to have it send back to you, the costs will be charged.
Step 4: PARTICIPATION SELECTION DAY
The selection day will take place on:
Wednesday 5 February 2020 (Selection Course A)
Friday 3 April 2020 (Selection Course B)
Monday 22 June 2020 (Selection Course C)
and will consist of:
- The presentation of your home assignment
- A motivational interview with the jury
- Several artistic assignments
Step 5: OUTCOME
The outcome will be given by telephone, followed by an official letter of acceptance.
Step 6: EXPRESSION COMMITMENT
Wednesday 19 February 2020 (Selection Course A)*
Thursday 2 july 2020 (Selection Course B and C)
The programme and you express the commitment to invest in each other.
*On Wednesday 19 February 2020 you will be welcomed as a soon to be student of the foundation year of our academy in a festive way. You also will be able to meet all your future fellow students. Therefore, this is an advantage of joining the Selection Courses A.
Step 7: ENROLMENT
After receiving your letter of acceptance, you need to enroll for your study in Studielink. You will receive all the required information from our academy.