How to Apply
To apply for the certificate program, applicants must have at least a bachelor's degree, though it need not be in the arts. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to the field through their work with an artist or an arts organization. It is suggested that applicants have at least 1–5 years worth of experience in the field.
Please note: We are currently developing an expanded ICPP graduate curriculum for the 2015–16 academic year. Please check back after December 15, 2013 for more information.
In order to apply
1. Submit the Application for Admission (available here) to the Continuing Studies office by mail to:
The Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP)
c/o Office of Continuing Studies
74 Wyllys Avenue
Middletown, CT 06459
Please note that some admission items may be emailed to email@example.com. Those are noted below.
2. Submit an Admission Essay. The essay should be 3-4 pages (approximately 800-1,000 words) describing your interest in the ICPP and how participating in this academically rigorous program will further your career goals. (May be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
3. Provide official undergraduate transcripts. Please note that official transcripts must be sent directly to the Continuing Studies office (at the address above) by the degree-granting institution.
4. Submit a resume outlining professional experience and skills. (May be emailed to email@example.com.)
5. Provide two Letters of Recommendation sent directly from the person providing the recommendation to the ICPP office at the address listed above. One will most likely be a letter from a current or recent employer or someone else who can address the applicant's career goals and capabilities; one should be from a former professor or someone who can speak to the applicant's ability to perform academic work.
6. Non-refundable application fee of $55 in the form of a check made out to Wesleyan University.
7. TOEFL is required if the applicant's native language is not English.
The ICPP and Wesleyan University are pleased to offer financial aid options to help students pursue the ICPP program. More information on federal financial aid and a limited number of partial tuition need-based awards will be announced after December 15, 2013.
Image: Wayang Kulit (Javanese puppet play) performance in the World Music Hall, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University