Arts & Entertainment in the USA
November 30 - December 3, 2023
(Equivalent to 6 credits)
Known as "The Magic City", Miami is famous for its pristine beaches, classic Art Deco architecture, and Latin-influenced music scene. It's the perfect setting for this four day Arts & Entertainment in the USA course, which gives you the opportunity to practice both visual and performing arts in one weekend.
Explore the Wynwood neighborhood, the world famous Miami Beach, Downtown Miami and Bayfront Park. Plus, attend a live performance. Before you know it, The Magic City will have cast its spell on you!
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Interested in both Performing Arts and Visual Arts? Study both in one weekend with this course! Through a mixture of lectures, workshops and interactive excursions, you'll learn about the history of the arts in the U.S. and the way arts and entertainment help create social change. You'll also view a performance and visit a local art museum.
Get to know your au pair classmates as you work collaboratively to create new artwork! You'll engage in class discussions where you can bring your own unique perspectives to the conversation and learn about the importance of creativity and the creative process.
To accommodate travel time between the airport and class, plan to arrive for your course on a flight NO LATER than 12:00 pm on Thursday and depart no earlier than 6:30 pm on Sunday.
Attendance is mandatory beginning on Thursday with check-in, and does not end until Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Students are expected to attend the full weekend and complete all assignments to receive their Completion Letter. We understand emergencies and important scheduling conflicts can occur, so please contact the program coordinator as soon as possible if there is a situation that prevents you from meeting any of these requirements.
After registering for this course, you’ll get a link to join Canvas the day that your pre-assignments become available.
Hours include pre-weekend assignments, post-weekend assignments, and a course evaluation. Check with your au pair agency regarding hours and credits, as requirements vary. Scheduled activities may be subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances and may be different from previous weekends.
Downtown Conference Center
Comfort Inn & Suites
100 SE 4th Street.
Miami, FL 33131
HOUSING & TRANSPORTATION
Housing is optional and IS NOT included in the price of tuition, but can be arranged as a convenience for students who want to stay close to campus. You can sign up and pay for housing as part of registration. Housing is on a first-come, first-served basis and student preferences are not guaranteed. All weekend specific housing details are included in the registration process.
Click the button above for more housing details, as well as suggestions for transportation to our Miami campus.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT IN THE USA