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