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Study the Arts in Action

Gain experience across the country with these arts-focused programs offered by Duke’s Global Education Office.

Duke-In Chicago

Duke-In Chicago is a six-week, two course credit program for entrepreneurs who love the arts and for artists who want to become entrepreneurial. Through meetings, internships, mentorships, and site visits with prominent individuals in arts-related fields, students will gain valuable knowledge of how arts entrepreneurs have shaped the development of Chicago’s unique theater, music, dance, visual arts, and comedy scene.

Duke-In Los Angeles

The Duke-In LA program is an intensive, immersive academic and pre-professional semester focused on the arts, entertainment, media, and cultural studies. The program includes seminars taught by Duke faculty, classes at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, and an internship. Students enrolled in the program make connections in a range of creative fields through alumni-hosted career dinners, professional development events, awards shows and movie premieres, festival screenings and studio tours. The program brings distinguished speakers to the classroom from film, television, music, visual and performing arts, and gaming fields. As part of their coursework, students produce a documentary project and completes an academic paper designed to link theory with practice.

Duke-In New York Arts & Media

The fall Duke-In Arts & Media program is a complete, exciting semester for students who have some background in—or want to learn more about—art, music, theater, fashion, and media, including magazine and book publishing, advertising, film, and television. The program offers students the opportunity to earn credits for courses taught by Duke faculty and for work experiences in an arts and/or media area of interest.

It is also offered as a summer program: Duke in New York Summer Internships in the City.