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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom; Stratford Upon Avon, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: J-Term
  • Restrictions: Drake applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
J-Term 2019 04/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/09/2019 01/24/2019

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Drake Administered Housing Options: Hotel
Credit Type: Drake Credit Language of Instruction: English
Provider: Drake University
Program Description:
THEA120T: Theatre History in London
John Graham
AOI: Historical Foundations; Artistic Experience

In this course we will look at the history, literature, and practice of theatre from the point of view of the society in which it was performed. We will examine how theatre reflects the assumptions of a culture and how theatre artists use their medium to express their belief or disbelief in those systems. Through a close reading of play scripts, an immersion in the theatrical culture of London, the historical sites we will visit, the plays we will attend, and artistic workshops we will experience, we will be able to get a full understanding of the role theatre has played, and continues to play, in our culture and society.

Estimated Range for 2019: $4,380-5,400
*Registration preference will be given to Theatre majors and minors.