Att gå en konstkurs på folkhögskola kan vara både ett första steg mot en drömutbildning på konsthögskola och en tid då du växer som människa. Ida och Moa går andra året i bild och konst på Region Uppsalas folkhögskola i Wik. Ida vill söka till bildlärare efter utbildningen, medan Moa drömmer om att satsa på speldesign.
(For course information in Swedish, go to the school's website here.)
You will explore through freestyling, improve your knowledge while studying a variety of topics, such as history and culture. You will have dance classes every day within these different styles and additional afternoon classes such as physical, dance psychology and recovery.
About Åsa folkhögskola
Åsa folkhögskola is located one hour from Stockholm in a village called Sköldinge. The school offers different educational programs, such as dance, music and highschool studies. The school has a boarding school which means that you live at the school and will take part in boarding school activities. The school cafeteria offers breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Friday. The main language at the school is Swedish but the dance courses are taught in English.
Hiphop – Nils Therén
House – Afra Hosseini
Locking – Alexander "A-train" Dam, Jörgen "Funky Fedler" Vedeler
Popping – Stockos Paquit Matthieu
Breaking – Mike Camara
You must be 18 years or older and have dance experience from one or more of the dance styles within the Five Styles course. The course can be very demanding both physically and mentally. You must be free from injuries and be in good health.
1 year (14th of August – 7th of June).
Online audition – how to apply
In order to make the audition accessible for international students, the auditions to the dance course will be conducted online.
The audition will be done in three parts. You'll find all the relevant information on the auditions and how to apply here.
Deadline for application is Sunday 12th of March, 23.59 (Swedish time).
Note: If you do not have a Swedish social security number, send your application with your audition videos here.
If you have a Swedish social security number, apply via Schoolsoft här.
Physical test: Wednesday 15th of March 13–15 (Swedish time).
Group interviews: Monday 3rd of April 09–16 (Swedish time).
The Five Styles course is free of charge. But every student has to pay a monthly fee which includes rent for the boarding school and served food (breakfast, lunch and dinner) Monday to Friday, except for holidays and breaks. The monthly fee is spanning from 5 800 SEK to 8 000 SEK, depending on if you share bedroom or not. Note: the fee is charged from the first week, even if you would be some days up to two weeks late for the course.
Send your questions about the course and auditions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.