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The Yoram Loewenstein Acting Studio offers an intensive, professional, course; aimed at training and preparing the next generation of theatre, film and television actors. Studies last three years, and at the end, students receive a certificate.
Year 2 – in addition to the curriculum, the students produce between four to six full-length productions, as exercises.
Year 3 – this year is dedicated to the student’s perfecting their skills and creating a sort of a “business card” in the industry. In this year, in addition to the curriculum, the students produce between seven to eight productions from the best classical, modern and original plays; working with the top directors and theatre artists in Israel. Professionals from all domains of the field attended these productions, including: casting directors, directors, theatre managers, journalists and critics. In addition, students attend master classes with leading professionals from the field, through
which they learn about contemporary practices, and get to know the people manning the important professional stops of their future career.
The Studio offers a student support program, which includes scholarships for students who teach groups in the community as part of their studies, scholarships for students who rent apartments within the HaTikva neighbourhood, merit scholarships, monologue competitions and tuition and living scholarships. In addition, during their second and third years, the student participate in scholarship competitions of various topics, which are conducted in front of a panel of judges made up from leading professionals of the industry in Israel.
One of the Studio’s main goals is to cultivate a new generation of actors who are involved in their society. In accordance with this vision, students in their second and third year receive scholarships for working with 19 different groups in the community, which include: migrant workers’ children, at risk youth, distressed immigrant children, children with communication disorders and children and youth groups from the HaTikva neighbourhood.
The Studio strives to give a fair chance and explore the inherent potential of each candidate, and in accordance, the selection process does not distinguish between those with previous experience and talented inexperienced candidates over the age of 18.