MOSCOW ART THEATRE SEMESTER
CONSERVATORY RIGOR MEETS CULTURAL IMMERSION AT THE BIRTHPLACE OF MODERN THEATER.
STUDY ABROAD WITH A CONSERVATORY-BASED SCHEDULE
Daily movement and acting classes are complemented with design, voice, Russian language, and Russian theater history. Experience conservatory rigor with classes 10am-6pm, six days a week, taught by masters at one of the world's most renowned theater schools. Conferring 20 credit hours, the Moscow Art Theatre Semester is only offered only in the fall.
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE CULTURE
You will experience the rich theatrical culture that permeates Moscow by attending up to 25 performances of theater, opera, ballet, and music throughout the semester as well as enjoying frequent museum visits.
LIVE IN THE HEART OF MOSCOW
Students live in a newly renovated dormitory with a kitchen, Wi-Fi, excellent security, and laundry. Students share high-ceilinged single or double rooms equipped with a twin bed, wardrobe, storage cubbies, bookshelves, and a desk.
WEEKEND IN ST. PETERSBURG
Discover the history, culture, and beauty of Russia's historic capital city with a long weekend in St. Petersburg. Visit cultural sites such as the Hermitage State Museum and the Winter Palace.
DISCOVER THE BIRTHPLACE OF MODERN DRAMA
The Moscow Art Theatre Semester immerses actors in the Stanislavski training method in the very theater where he developed his approach. NTI has partnered with the Moscow Art Theatre School for more than 27 years in one of the longest and most celebrated cultural exchanges between the U.S. and Russia.
ORIENTATION AT THE NATIONAL THEATER INSTITUTE
The program begins with a three day orientation at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT. Airfare to and from Moscow is included in the program comprehensive fee.
Moscow, the birthplace of modern drama, is a vibrant international city with a 2,000 year history. Russians in general and Moscovites in particular have an enormous appreciation of culture, and the cultural community flourishes throughout the city.
Why go to MATS? We offer a total immersion in the craft of theater. You will experience the vitality of one of the world’s first-class theaters and Moscow’s best teachers. Come to Moscow to challenge yourself as a professional. There are very few places in the world where theater truly matters. This is one.
Anatoly Smelianksy President Emeritus, Moscow Art Theatre School
The Moscow Art Theatre is located two blocks from Red Square on a beautiful pedestrian street, near the historic Bolshoi Theatre. Restaurants, coffee shops, luxury stores, and major Metro stations are all within a short walking distance from the school and dorm.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION
What is an OTC medicine?
OTC medications are those you can buy over the counter without a prescription, such as mild painkillers, coughs, and cold and antacid remedies. You can buy some of these from a supermarket, but others can only be purchased from a pharmacy.
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Do we need doctors on your website?
Yes, like other health professionals.
When should I not self-medicate?
Chronic health conditions such as asthma or high blood pressure. These patients should have regular follow-up with their doctor to ensure that their condition is under control. These medications can also cause serious side effects if the dose is not carefully adjusted.
Severe bacterial infections. Consultation with the doctor is necessary to ensure that the appropriate medication is chosen, one that is effective and will not cause septicemia and damage.
Some populations, for example. Infants, children, the elderly, may be more sensitive to side effects or may require special dosage for medications. Seeking advice from a health professional is highly recommended.
What are the roles of the pharmacist among others ?
The pharmacist should initiate the dialogue with the patient (and the patient’s doctor when necessary) to obtain a sufficiently detailed medication history;
In order to adequately respond to the patient’s condition, the pharmacist should ask him fundamental questions and provide him with relevant information (e.g. how to take the medicines and how to deal with safety issues);
the pharmacist must be prepared and adequately equipped to carry out an appropriate screening of specific diseases and diseases, without interfering with the authority of the prescriber;
The pharmacist shall provide objective information on medicinal products; the pharmacist shall be able to use and interpret additional sources of information to meet the needs of the patient;
The pharmacist must be able to help the patient to take appropriate and responsible self-medication or, if necessary, to refer the patient for medical advice;
The pharmacist shall ensure the confidentiality of the details of the patient’s condition.
The pharmacist should ensure that the products he/she buys are from reputable and good quality sources;
The pharmacist must ensure that these products are properly stored.
In order to ensure an up-to-date quality service, the pharmacist should be encouraged to participate in continuing professional development activities, such as continuing training.
The pharmacist is often assisted by personnel and must ensure that the services provided by the team correspond to established standards of practice.
What are the advantages of self-medication?
- Treatment by choice, regardless of medical consultation.
Treating diseases based on advice.
The initial level of simple disease can be easily treated by self-medication, such as fever, headache, cough etc.
Decline in the cost of health care, including the doctor’s fee, which could be high in any case.
Raise awareness of healthcare and medication for residents living in distant areas who are mostly uneducated and poorly informed.
Self-medication enables individuals to resist by their own perception and understanding.
What are the potential risks of self-medication?
The potential risks of self-medication practices include: incorrect self-diagnosis, delays in seeking medical advice when necessary, rare but serious adverse reactions, dangerous drug interactions, incorrect form of administration, incorrect dosage, incorrect choice of therapy, masking of a serious illness and risk of addiction and abuse.
Do we need to ask the pharmacist for advice?
YES, pharmacists may recommend over-the-counter medications to help relieve symptoms. They are present to listen and advise you. Always ask for advice, especially if you are taking medications for any other conditions.
What are the basic recommendations for self-medication?
- Never self-medicated in a newborn (from birth to 3 months)
Reserve self-medication for mild disorders such as moderate fever, localized pain, ...
Consult a doctor when several symptoms are present, such as fever and vomiting, for example
Not reuse without medical advice a medicine already prescribed
Use specific medications for infants and/or children
Carefully read the leaflet and follow the dose, the number of doses and the interval of administration
Do not prolong self-medication. Consult a doctor without improvement after 48 hours
Inform the health care professional about any medication given on self-medication in order to avoid drug interaction
Store your medicine carefully, it should be kept dry, protected from light and moisture.
Is the price of self-medication always the same?
No, self-medication prices are free
Can you self-medicate abroad?
YES, but you need to focus on the use of medications that you are familiar with. This site has been designed this way to inform you as best as possible. If you need to buy some medicines locally, you need to use the International Nonproprietary Name (INN) of the active molecule that is the same from one country to another.
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