gap year chateau

Gap @ The Chateau

Join our creative community at Chateau Le Mont Epinguet in Normandy, France. 

Gap Year Programs At a Glance

Programs

SUMMER THEATRE AND FILM SCHOOL

June 14th - July 22nd, 2021 (France)

CLASSICAL ACTING PROGRAM

Sept 20th - Oct 31st, 2021 (England)

Nov 1st - Dec 13th, 2021 (France)

The autumn sessions can be joined for a 12-week experience

WINTER 2022

WRITERS RETREAT

Feb 21st - Apr 3, 2022 (France)

FILM PROGRAM

May 4th - June 13th, 2021 (Ireland)

Can be joined to France for a 12-week experience

Admissions

Open to any students between the ages of  18 - 22.  Requires an online application and supporting materials. 

Tuition

$8495 USD (Each 6-week session)

There is a 5% discount of you enroll in multiple sessions.

Majors

SUMMER - Theatre and Film

AUTUMN - Theatre (Classical Acting)

WINTER - Theatre, Film, Dance, Music, Screenwriting, Directing, Playwrighting, Photography, Theatre Design, Graphic Design.

Scholarships

There are a range of scholarships available for these programs. 

film program ireland

Spring Gap

FILM PROGRAM

May 4th - June 13th, 2021 (Ireland)

A hands-on filmmaking program led by industry professionals that travels through Ireland's West Country.

gap year film program

Summer Gap

THEATRE AND FILM SCHOOL

June 14th to July 21st, 2021 (France)

A hands-on, rigorous program in actor training or filmmaking led by industry professionals. 

Learn your craft from industry professionals. 

Berridge faculty bring with them decades of experience in film, television and stage. They are more than teachers, they are passionate artists, enthusiastic collaborators and nurturing mentors. 

gap year acting program

Autumn Gap

CLASSICAL ACTING PROGRAM

Sept 20th - Oct 31st, 2021 (England)

Nov 1st - Dec 13th, 2021 (France)

An intense training program in Classical Acting with an emphasis on Shakespeare. Connect our sessions in England and France for a 12-week, multi-destination experience.

gap year writing program

Winter Gap

WRITERS RETREAT

Feb 21 - Apr 3, 2022 (France)

A program dedicated to the love and craft of writing. Live in a unique creative community, attend classes, complete personal writing projects and travel to Paris for our Literary Paris Week.