Study Abroad

Summer 2023 Program

Destination: Netherlands

The School of Theatre and Dance Study Abroad Program is open to undergraduate dance students. Students are required to be in good academic standing.

ECU students train daily with world-renowned dance artists and instructors. Students will perform for the public at the Amsterdam library and at Chasse Studios in Amsterdam West. Various culture experiences include visiting the Vondelpark’s open-air theatre and visiting the Van Gogh Museum. Daily class styles will expose dancers to urban contemporary with Dalton Jansen, Damien Jalet repertoire with Astrid Sweeny, and Improvisation with Lotem Regev.


Summer 2024 Program


Kenya Study Abroad

Trip Dates: May 6 – 18, 2024

Deadline to apply: January 5, 2024

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Would you like to take the trip of a lifetime exploring music and dance in Kenya while experiencing African wildlife on safari?

In Nairobi, the vibrant capitol of Kenya, surrounded by stunning nature reserves, we will spend two weeks studying traditional and contemporary African dance, Hip Hop, Afropop, Ballet, and Modern dance!

In our free time, we will explore Kenyan culture, history and cuisine with locals and have the chance to view wildlife – including a visit to an elephant rehabilitation orphanage, giraffe conservation center and a 2-night safari in the Masai Mara/Serengeti National Park!

There will also be opportunities to teach at Kenyan schools and to help coach young performers for the musical CATS being performed at the Kenyan National Theatre.

This trip is for Dance and Theatre majors.

Seoul Study Abroad

Trip Dates: May 20 – June 2, 2024

Deadline to apply: January 31, 2024

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Join us as we examine different types of contemporary Korean popular culture including music, martial arts, food, theatrical performance and sports in an attempt to understand and analyze Korean life and it’s global circulation of culture, identity, tradition, and modernity.

Seoul is a representative global city that integrates traditional culture with contemporary life, making it an ideal place for students who are interested in studying abroad.

This program includes participation in several exciting events and excursions such as K-Pop at SMTown Studios, Daehango Theatre District tour, and attending a Nanta performance.