Theatre Academy welcomes the new group of LAPS who begin their studies today.
A new publication from the Live Art and Performance Studies (LAPS) programme’s series Episodi has been published online at the Research Catalogue platform. It explores signatures, a theme that was borne out of the student-organised festival Lapsody from last February.
“You come into the world. You are given a name. You grow into that name. You learn how to write. You learn all the letters. You write them down. What color do they resonate with? Are you anywhere in those lines?”
LAPS congratulates the new graduates Jolijn de Wolf and Juanito Ocampo
Art helps teachers empower students to fight against hate speech.
The pilot programme: MA in ecology and contemporary performance (MAECP) is coming to an end. After an intake of one cohort of students, it has been decided that the Theatre Academy will not continue to develop this study programme. However, it is apparent that, within the student body of the academy and within the teaching offered across the Theatre Academy, ecology and ecological issues are considered to be pertinent and urgent themes.
1. Tell us who you are and how you ended up at Uniarts Helsinki.
I’m Jay Mar Albaos, I come from the Philippines. I was interested in studying performance, so I googled different options and found out about Finland and the Theatre Academy offering the Live Art and Performance Studies (LAPS) programme and decided to apply in 2015. I graduated in June 2018 from the programme.
Arts Management student Paola Nieto comes originally from Mexico. She is very grateful for various possibilities to attend professional events.
During her studies at the Sibelius Academy Canadian flute student Katharine Hao has had several opportunities to work with professional orchestras and perform at different events. These have provided her with the tools she needs to achieve her personal goals as musician.
Turkish-born piano student Ezgi Göktürk takes advantage the 24 hours possibility to practise and meeting new colleagues around the world.