Escuela Municipal de Arte Dramatico Margarita Xirgu  
  The only school in Uruguay dedicated to forming professionals in the area of theatrical design.  The theatrical design program consists of four years of study with a schedule of  an average 30 hours weekly, the dynamic of the work being practical theory.  The designers are trained in three different areas:  illumination, stage design, and wardrobe design.  In addition, complementary courses include characterization, wardrobe production, sound, props and drawing.  The theoretical area is covered in courses in history of theatre, literature, theatrical theory and art history.  The students are evaluated through their work in design for a theatrical project carried out together with acting students of the same year. 
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