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Theatre Seminar in London
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: BW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.50
Program Description:
Theatre Seminar In London: The Art and Business of Theatre
Spring 2017
Application Opens January 2016


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About The Program

London calling! Foster a deeper appreciation of all things thespian during theis three-week immersion course in British theatre. Broaden your perspective of the world with an introduction to the historically important theatre culture of this international city during a 9-day tour of London and Stratford-upon-Avon, while earning 3 Theatre credits: THE 365IEF

Led by:  Professor Jeff Herrmann and Professor Bob Taylor


THE 365IEF 3 credits
Participation in this program will:

  • Fulfill 1 International Studies Core Requirement
  • Complete the Experiential Learning Requirement (EXP)

*Note: if you go over 18 credit hours (including these 3 hours) for Spring 2017, you will be charged the overload credits fees.

Tentative Itinerary

On campus instruction and mandatory Spring 2017 meetings TBD.

Travel Itinerary

May 15: Depart Cleveland to London.

May 16: Arrive in London. Check-in to hotel in west London. Westminister Walking Tour, the London eye and group dinner at local pub.

May 17: West End Walking Tour. Optional matinee performance. Evening performance perhaps at the Almeida Theatre.

May 18: Performance and backstage tour at the National Theatre.

May 19: Tour through South Kensington to the Victoria and Albert Museum, one of the world's best theatre collections. Group dinner and perhaps performance at the  Menier Chocolate Factory.

May 20: Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Walking tour of Stratford and performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

May 21: Entire day free.

May 22: Trip to Hampton Court Palace and evening performance perhaps at the lengendary Old Vic.

May 23: Perhaps a new musical at one of London's finest West End theatres.

May 24: Tour and performance at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and explore the Tate Modern.

May 25: Depart London to Cleveland.

*BW reserves the right to modify the itinerary, program dates, and fees associated with the program
**Performance titles and theatre venues will be confirmed Spring ’17.

Program Highlights

8 Performances at the following Theatres:
  • Almeida Theatre
  • National Theatre
  • Menier Chocolate Theatre
  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre
  • Old Vic
  • West End Theatre
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • Royal Court Theatre
Visits to the Victoria and Albert Museum, Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's birthplace), Hampton Court Palace, and a tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
Free time will be available for personal exploring.


Prior language study or course-work NOT required
Required – 2.7 GPA, clear student conduct report.
Final admittance is subject to faculty leader approval after interviews have been conducted. Students must have completed 1 semester at BW in order to apply.

Program Cost And Fees

Estimated Cost: *$3,850
Students are required to submit a non-refundable $300 deposit as part of their application process to reserve their space in the program. The remainder of the program fee will be added to your BW bill in Spring 2017.
Based on financial need, students may be eligible for the Study Abroad grant.  See Study Abroad Center for more information.


Full Time Students: The 3-hours of tuition will be counted toward the Spring 2017 semester.
Part- Time Students: Will be charged the tuition costs for 3 credit hours.
See Study Abroad for more details.

What's Included: Tuition, airfare, lodging, ground transportation, breakfast every day, group dinners, 3 tours, 8 performances, and museum fees.
What's Not Included? Passport, lunch and dinners, spending money, May Term Housing (if you plan to stay in housing the first week of classes in May, you must arrange with Residence Life and pay on your own).
BW reserves the right to modify the itinerary, program dates, and fees associated with the program.

Application Instructions:

The Theatre Seminar in London Program application is divided into phases. When you begin your application, you will only have access to Phase 1 until we verify that you meet all BW requirements to study away. These requirements include; that you meet the minimum GPA required for the program and that you have not had any student conduct violations within the past 12 months (this will be verified  with the student conduct office), and that you have completed at least one semester at BW. You will also see on Phase 1 that you are required to request an Advisor Recommendation and complete an interest statement.  *The faculty leaders will be conducting interviews to determine student participants. Once the Study Abroad Center has received Phase 1 of the application, the faculty leaders will schedule an interview with you. If you are accepted, you will receive an email from Study Abroad with your next steps in the application process, including how to reserve your space in the program. (More detailed instructions are outlined on your application portal)
*Please note, not all applicants will be invited to interview.


This program is currently not accepting applications.
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