London, England

 

 

 

June 20 to July 26, 2004 (two additional weeks for THE 365)

 

International Summer School In London:

 

Time Travel Through the Arts/Destination: The World of London

This program is headquartered in London, England at the London Metropolitan University (formerly UNL) and requires field trips to London environs.  Enrollment is limited to 20 participants, including university students at all levels, and non-degree seeking students.

 

This unique opportunity will explore all the arts using London and its environs as the classroom, offering experiential in-class instruction, as well as extensive out-of-classroom field trips.  The program curriculum (and cost!) includes attendance at shows and concerts with backstage tours; museum /gallery and individual artist studio tours; visits/talks on-campus with working professional artists in all fields; and tours of historical/artistic sites in London and its surrounding areas (i.e. Stonehenge, Stratford-upon-Avon, Brighton).

 

 

Courses:

Theatre 374: Great Scripts, 3 credits, taught by ECSU Professor Brodie (with British guest artists)

Theatre 365: Special Topics; The Youth Action Theatre, taught by Professor Brodie(with British guest artists)

Theatre 480: Independent Study in Theatre, 3 credits, taught by Professor Brodie (with British guest artists)

UNL-listed: Appreciation of the Arts, equivalent to FAH 230, 3 credits, taught by British instructors

 

Morning classes (10-12 noon) will be held Monday through Thursday at the host institution with afternoons, evenings, Fridays and weekends set aside for seminars, arts events, and field trips.  Specific details, to be announced, will allow ample free time for students to explore London and environs on their own, as well as through this 6-credit program.

 

Students will live in university dormitories with 4 to 6 students per suite.  Suite accommodations include single bedrooms, kitchen, private bathroom facilities and showers.  Dorms are within walking distance to the London Metropolitan University and the Piccadilly Underground train line.

 

The cost of the program is $4500 (which includes the 6 credit tuition and registration fees) for the entire five-week program.The cost includes round-trip economy class airfare,airport transfers,lodging accommodations, full restaurant breakfast (daily except Sunday), theatre/concert tickets, museum entrance fees, month-long underground (subway) passes, and required weekday and weekend field trip transportation to sites outside of London.  Financial aid is available.  The application deadline is February 1, 2004. A $200 deposit is due Feb. 1; the balance is due April 1, 2004.  Deposits are non-refundable. Additional details are available on the application form.

 

Instructor:

Professor Ellen Faith Brodie, Director of Theatre

Eastern Connecticut State University

Shafer Hall, Room 13

Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

(860) 465-5122 or e-mail to: BrodieE@easternct.edu

 

Please contact the instructor above for more information about this unique Study Abroad opportunity!

 

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