Winter Intensive at Double Edge Theatre in Ashfield MA USA

Jan 6th-12th 2012

"a ground-breaking week"
Jeff Ginsberg, Professor of Theatre, Columbia College of Chicago

Program Description

This program focuses on the creation and development of individual work within the context of a group. Students receive daily training in the areas of improvisation, design, music, and object work, and one-on-one mentoring from ensemble members toward the development of an individual or group ‘etude.’ The Winter Intensive is ideal for those interested in using a physical approach to developing their own artistic work.



Students are housed at Double Edge's international center for theatre collaboration, in a historic 1830s boarding house in Ashfield center. Student housing includes a shared kitchen, living room, grounds, and bedrooms. The house is a short walk from the Ashfield Lake, Elmer's Cafe, the post office, a laundromat, the town library, and the Ashfield Lakehouse (a local bar/restaurant). Phone and internet use is an additional, one-time fee of $5.



Tuition for this program is $850. This includes housing, meals, materials, local transportation and use of Double Edge's spaces and facilities. Tuition payments are non-refundable.Tuition is payable via check, over the phone with a credit card, via bank wire transfer, or through the Paypal link to the right. To download our wire transfer form, click here (international transfer fee is $36).

How to Apply

You can download the application HERE. Application materials can be submitted via email to

Contact Us

Please write or call with any questions about the program, the application process or the larger scope of our company's work. You can contact Jeremy Eaton, Student Programs Manager, at: or 413.628.0277