An Innovation in Performing Arts Education
The Institute of the Arts Barcelona is internationally recognised as a leading performing arts institution dedicated to inspiring and training the next generation of performance artists.
The IAB offers a conservatoire style vocational education and training at Foundation, BA, MA and PhD levels and currently attracts students from over 30 different countries around the globe.
The IAB is an integrated and multidisciplinary performing arts institution working across acting, dance, musical theatre, contemporary circus arts, voice and singing.
The rigorous, interdisciplinary and transformative programmes are designed to provide an intensive and well-rounded vocational education, giving students the tools they need for a for a lasting international career in the performing arts
The IAB´s success has been built on a vision to create an environment where talented young performers from all over the world can collaborate to develop their skills and art. With have wonderful facilities in a fantastic location, we are especially proud of the staff and students who have made the IAB such a vibrant and supportive place. If you would like to know more about us please visit us at our campus, visit us at a fair, watch our shows, or look at our social media for an insight into our dynamic world.
The IAB Experience
An International Staff of Professionals
The IAB teaching staff are directly connected to the entertainment and performing arts industry and bring their knowledge, insight, professional connections and fresh approaches into our studios and theatres. The full time academic staff are supported by masterclasses from a broad range of current theatre practitioners and industry-leading professionals.
Under the care and guidance of these experts, students flourish and grow artistically.
An Inspiring Location
Institute of the Arts Barcelona is based in the cosmopolitan coastal town of Sitges, just 30 minutes away from the vibrant city of Barcelona. Sitges is famous for its beautiful old town, its many beaches and cultural activities and quality of life. It has long been a haven for artists and is home to an international film festival as well as many people from around the world with performing arts connections.
The Institute is housed in a unique and stunning campus . Investment in an extensive refurbishment programme has harnessed the building’s creative potential, giving our students access to state-of-the-art facilities that include a 200-seat theatre, world-class dance studios, rehearsal studios, music practice rooms, library and cafeteria offering homemade healthy food.