Program details: Experience four exciting weeks abroad, based in the heart of London's West End Theatre District. See all types of theatre—musicals, comedies, dramas, cutting-edge works, classical and contemporary pieces alike—and perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. This program, geared specifically toward theatrical text and performance, features visits to Shakespeare's Globe, the Royal National Theatre, and other professional venues, along with a side trip to Stratford-upon-Avon and an optional side trip to Paris. Join Theatre 2014 and be a part of what's happening in the world's preeminent theatre districts.
Tentative dates: July 15 - August 9, 2014.
Program Sites: London (16 nights); Stratford (1 night); Edinburgh (5 nights); Paris (3 nights).
Anticipated curriculum: Introduction to Theatre (THEA 1013), Performance Practicum for Stage and Screen (THEA 219R), Theatre History and Literature (THEA 3723 and 3733), and Theatre Internship (THEA 281R or 481R). Students will take six credit hours. Other courses may be offered upon consultation. All majors are welcome to apply.
Estimated program fee: $3,995. Apply by Friday, December 20, 2013 January 31, 2014.
Program fee covers: Housing; public transportation within England and Scotland; side trips; entrance fees for group activities; play tickets; international health insurance.
Program fee DOES NOT cover: UVU tuition (approx. $160 per credit hour), round-trip airfare, most meals, passport, discretionary spending, optional side strips.
Director: Dr. Chris Clark, associate professor of theatre arts, 801.863.8345, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: Friday, January 31, 2014. Submit online application , two online letters of reference , $195 non-refundable application fee, and $300 program deposit. If you miss the deadline, you are still welcome to apply until the program is full, but please note that the program fee will be higher and space may be limited. Application materials are available at uvu.edu/international/isp/forms.
Tuition Waivers: UVU Employee & Employee Dependent Tuition Waivers may be applied for up to six credits of ISP tuition.
Financial aid: Pell grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to this program, based on eligibility. Applicants must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.
Scholarships: ISP will provide need-based scholarships to qualified participants.