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Intensive Overview


Departures: August 9 & 10, 2025

Participants will ferry from Syros back to Athens on Saturday, August 9 for a 1-night stay before Sunday departing flights. ITDP will provide transfer options from the hotel to the airport for Sunday, August 10 departures. Please note that once participants depart the hotel, they are independently responsible for making it to their final destinations. If departing after August 10, participants are responsible for themselves after hotel checkout that morning.

Athens & Tolos: July 21-July 25, 2025

Participants will arrive in Athens on July 21, 2025. On July 22, we will meet for a tour of the Acropolis and orientation dinner in the historic neighborhood of Monistiraki. Participants will have opportunities to visit additional historical sites, explore Athens, and take part in introductory workshops. On July 25, students will travel by private charter bus to Tolos for beach time and a production at the Ancient Theatre at Epidaurus.


Travel to Syros: July 26, 2025

On Saturday July 26, participants will travel by private charter bus to catch a ferry to Syros Island and settle into their accommodations. They will have the evening to explore the island.


Syros Classes: July 28-Aug 1 & August 4-9, 2025

Summer 2025 includes daily core classes in Ancient Greek Theatre, Choro Drama Movement, Shakespeare & Text, Acting with Contemporary Text & Acting Through Song, Musical Theatre Dance, with an additional class in Traditional Greek Folk Dance.


Recreation Days: July 27 & August 2-3, 2025

On recreation days, participants may make their own plans to explore the island or participate

in an activity suggested by ITDP, such as a tour of the island by boat or a visit to different swimming spots. These activities are optional and will be at an additional cost. It is encouraged to take advantage of the cultural events on the island and the beautiful surrounding Cycladic islands. Paros, Mykonos and Santorini are within 1-4 hours by ferry from Syros. 


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