Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO


The ESNAM (École Nationale Supérieure des Arts de la Marionnette) is a unique place of initial training, at the heart of the Institut International de la Marionnette, a place of exchanges and encounters, dedicated to training, research and the fostering of contemporary creation.
Placed under the sign of creation, ESNAM gives pride of place to contemporary artistic encounters, associating authors, sculptors, scenographers and personalities from the theatre to stage directors puppeteers, leading the students to their own artistic route.
Written applications are assessed by the director of the school and the head of teaching, who may ask the candidates for additional information if this is deemed necessary to gain a complete picture.

The admissions process takes place between Monday, March 26th to Friday, April 6th, 2018.

It comprises three stages: an audition, a probationary workshop and the actual entrance examination.
A letter will inform candidates selected for the admissibility tests.

Deadline for applications: January 31th, 2018

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