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THEA 226: Footholds UK Shakespeare Study Abroad (3 credits)

Course Description

This course is a two-week intensive study abroad program to England. The first week is spent working with top-tier industry professionals at East 15 Acting School in London, and viewing productions at noted theatres there, as well as meeting professional actors for Q&A sessions. The second week is spent in Stratford-upon-Avon training closely with the Royal Shakespeare Company, attending lectures and seminars at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and viewing two productions at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The course culminates in a performance of scenes and monologues in Shakespeare's own gardens for visiting tourists. (6 hours studio)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of B or better in THEA 225.

Recommended Preparation: THEA 101, 221, 222, 260 and 200B.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze professional productions in London and Stratford
  • Interface effectively with current industry professionals
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Shakespeare's plays and roles
  • Perform scenes and monologues from Shakespeare's canon in his own gardens

Degrees and Certificates

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