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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Class Status: 1 - freshman, 2 - sophomore, 3 - junior, 4 - senior
Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel Area of Study: Theatre
Program Type: Study Abroad, USA Faculty-led Minimum GPA: 2.25
Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:

USA Theatre in London


the Globe Theatre

Program Overview:
The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of South Alabama's Theatre in London will be an investigation of the role of the performing arts (Theatre, Music and Dance) in the historical development and modern life of London. Through readings, lectures, and extensive touring of London and Stratford Upon Avon, students will experience first-hand the vital role that the arts have played in the identity and continuing cultural makeup of the United Kingdom.
 
Accommodations and Meals
All accommodations for the program are included in the program cost.  Daily breakfast, as well as welcome and farewell dinners are also provided.
 
Courses:
Students will select one of the following options for a total of six (6) credit hours:
Option 1 for non-majors
DRA 110 (3 hours): Introduction to Theatre, taught by Dr. Tatom
Option 2 for majors
DRA 290 (3 hours): Special Topics, taught by Dr. Tatom
DRA 490 (3 hours): Special Topics, taught by Dr. Tatom
Students not currently enrolled at USA must complete application to the University of South Alabama prior to enrolling in this program.
 
Program Costs:
The cost of the USA Theatre in London summer 2018 program is $3,999.  USA Study Abroad scholarships are available to all student participants who submit an application and meet minimum program requirements. The first 10 students who commit to the program and complete a scholarship application before the priority deadline of February 16th will receive a USA Study Abroad scholarship. 
 
Program costs include all in-country transportation, including all specified excursions and airport transfers for those who arrive on the assigned day and time, accommodations as described above, welcome and departure dinners, tickets to four theatre performances, daily breakfast, specified museum entrance fees, and international health insurance and emergency assistance. Tuition for six (6) credit hours is also included, and financial aid may be applied to the cost of the trip.
 
All meals, other than those specified are at the participant’s own expense. Participants should budget additional funds for supplies or personal expenses such as souvenirs or independent travel, based upon individual spending habits. International airfare is not included in the price of the program. 
 
Costs are based on anticipated exchange rates and enrollment and are subject to change. Program items may be changed in lieu of a price increase. 
 
Payment Schedule and Deadlines:
Space is limited. Program deposit of $350.00 is due at the time of application and no later than February 28, 2018. In order to qualify for a USA Study Abroad Scholarship, applications and deposits must be made no later than the priority deadline of February 16, 2018.  Final payment deadline is April 9, 2018. Applicants can reserve a spot in the program by hitting the "Apply Now" button and completing the on-line program application. Once accepted, applicants can confirm their place in the program by paying the program deposit of $350. The deposit is applied toward the cost of the program, $300 of which fully refundable if the participant withdraws before the priority application deadline of February 16, 2018.
 
Financial aid and scholarship moneys may be applied to these courses. If interested in applying for financial aid, please contact a financial aid officer at your earliest convenience to request an award for summer 2018. This program is part of the USA summer schedule of courses.
 
Refund Policy:  Program fees are refundable only in the event of cancellation of the program and are based on recoverable expenses. All payments should be considered non-refundable, and any requests for consideration of refunds based on extenuating circumstances (medical, etc…) must be made in writing and will be considered on a case by case basis.

For additional information contact:
Dr. Lars Tatom
Department of Theatre & Dance
tatom@southalabama.edu  

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/28/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/15/2018 06/24/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.