Further Education

About the course

We work from inner knowing when we teach, and let that guide our knowledge and experience.
By exploring quiet knowledge and practicing awareness, presence, technology and expression, you will develop as a stage artist / artist. We guide you through
your personal process, and together we go through your needs and questions.
This course is step one of three. It is basic for step 2 and step 3, which will come as separate course opportunities later.

The training will be adapted to the group of people who are in place, therefore are you that are applying important.

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at those who have a basic education in music theater / dance / acting or equivalent.

Course Content

The course provides you with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge in:

  • Warm up
  • Warm down
  • Group improvisation
  • Solo improvisation
  • Individual feedback
  • Group feedback
  • Group discussions / training our eye
  • Metaphysical mask
  • Physical Awareness
  • Breathing
  • Listening
  • Presence
  • Inner knowing (”tyst kunskap”)
  • Universal movement principles from dance and historical and contemporary martial arts
  • Expresssion and Story

19th-23rd of February 2020

Place: Umeå

Course Date: 19/2 – 23/2 2020

Application deadline: 31/1 2020

* The application becomes binding only after you have been accepted and paid the registration fee

Where will the course be?

In Umeå, Sweden at First Hotell.

What does it cost?

The regular price of the course is SEK 8000. But by 2020, the Musical Theatre Academy is celebrating 20 years, and we want to celebrate this by offering a 20% discount on the course. So right now the course costs only 6400 SEK.

Maximum number of students

We have a limited number of students that we can accept.

Accommodation and food

Course coordinator and teachers

Responsible for the course and teacher is Peppe Östensson. You can read more about who he is and what he has done here.


If you have questions for Peppe, you can contact him at:



Teacher on this course is also his wife Hilde Veronica Östensson. You can find more about her here.

Course managers

Application and admission requirements

Do I need any prior knowledge?

You must have upper secondary education or equivalent and basic education or equivalent in music theater, dance, or as an actor

Also send with

Your application should contain a brief description, max an A4 page, of yourself, in which you also motivate why you are applying for this course, as well as a summary of your training and work.

When will I be notified if I am accepted?

You will hear from us no later than 1 week after the last application date.

Course certificate

After completing the course, course certificates will be issued.