Alliance for California Traditional Arts | In our increasingly fractured society, we believe ACTA will play a critical role in shaping a positive future for California where the unique value of every culture is respected, sustained, and appreciated. Through our programs, services, and funding opportunities for the traditional arts, we are weaving a more integrated, just, and empathetic social fabric across California.
Artist Immersion Program | The artist immersion program allows students of all backgrounds to live as artists while traveling abroad. Students learn new skills such as painting, drawing, and drama, while studying historical works of art. This Program includes 4 destinations: India, Spain, France and Italy.
Arts and Culture Internship / Community Theater | The Institute for Global Studies offers the opportunity to train you in different areas of Community Theater, whether acting, behind the scenes, in the production or marketing of plays. This experience prepares you and opens the doors to more prestigious theaters.
Arts and Culture Internship / Cultural Museum | The Institute for Global Studies offers the possibility of working in the halls of prestigious museums around the world and conducts research in the area of cultural marketing through an internship program for young people.
ArtsBridge GapYear | Acting Intensive- ArtsBridge GapYear is a 15-week virtual intensive actor training program designed to bridge the high school and college experiences for young artists. With a core focus on Meisner technique, ArtsBridge GapYear offers a robust curriculum for acting and musical theater students led by renowned educators with college admission support and guidance by ArtsBridge consultants.
Berridge Creative Semester | Berridge Programs offers gap year and summer high school arts programs in the US and France led by professional artists. This 10-week program has 6 modules that blends cultural and community engagement, outdoor exploration, creative practice and French language learning.
CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange | Creating and administering programs that allow U.S. college and university students and educators to study and teach abroad, and international students and professionals to study and work in the U.S.
Circus Smirkus | is a non-profit, award-winning international youth circus founded with a mission: to promote the skills, culture and traditions of the traveling circus and to inspire youth to engage in life-changing adventures in the circus arts.
Cultural & Art Activism | has emerged, mainly among urban youth, as a counter-cultural movement of the arts. Identifying itself with social movement themes, counter-militarism, racial and sexual discrimination for example, but focused on addressing these social problems through cultural expression, this type of activism has become a gathering community that did not historically identify with the mainstream arts or social movements.
M.C. Richards Program | The M.C. Richards Program is a 9-month, residential program for passionate participants between 18 and 35 years old. This is based in Free Columbia, an arts initiative and school in the heart of Columbia County, NY.
PlatteForum | We are an award-winning urban art and activism laboratory – where established artists work side by side with young artists to create a body of work that is reflective of a global voice. Using the Arts as a Bridge PlatteForum connects youth and artists with the resources needed to reach their full potential while addressing social issues that are of utmost importance to them and their communities.