Yale University is located in the heart of the City of New Haven, minutes away from the shoreline of Connecticut. Yale Summer Session (YSS) offers a variety of courses and programs. Browse our offerings below to get started.
The Yale Summer Conservatory for Actors is an intensive introduction to the basic techniques of acting. A Practical Approach to Directing is designed to introduce essential tools for directing; whether working as a director, thinking of doing directing work, for teachers directing a school play, or for community theater productions.
The Yale Writers’ Conference is proud to engage the services of talented and seasoned instructors with strong records of publication and teaching. Drawing on their unique experience, instructors will provide a variety of their own materials and exercises designed to illuminate and improve all aspects of the craft of writing.