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London Performing Arts
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Dormitory, Hostel
Prior Language Study: N/A
Eligibility Requirements:
Completed at least 12 college credits, GPA of 2.75 or higher
Duration: Short-term, Summer
Program Description:
London at nightProgram dates: May 16-25, 2017

Overview of the program:

In this summer program students will travel to London, England, to study the performing and visual arts up close. This is an arts appreciation course and no performance skills are required. The class will take place during spring semester, with travel directly after the semester.

Course Information:

This is a unique arts-appreciation learning experience focused on the interconnectivity of Music, Theater, Dance, and Visual Arts. Students will attend performances, visit museums and historical sites, engage in daily seminars and discussions, and earn 3 Humanities credits. Historical, geographical, and cultural perspectives will be examined to enhance understanding of live performance experiences in both theater and music. Based on site-specific study, students will apply aesthetic values to the description of music and theater styles.

There are no pre-requisites, and following an online orientation the entire course will take place in London. With a very low student-teacher ratio, students will have the opportunity to personalize their learning experience and concentrate on an individual area of interest in their final project.
 
The two course options are:
20-805-232 – International Arts Intensive – Music (3 credits)
20-810-232 – International Arts Intensive – Theatre (3 credits)
 
This course will fulfill a Humanities requirement or serve as elective credit for either the A.A. or A.S. degree and is a transfer course.


Accommodation and Meals:

Participants will be housed in a dormitory-style hostel in central London. A group welcome dinner and a traditional afternoon tea are included. Remaining meal costs are the responsibility of the participants. A wide variety of affordable food options are available in the city.

Excursions:
Albert Hall

Included in the cost of the program will be: tickets for 2 West End theater productions, 2 professional musical performances, a performance by The Comedy Store Players, visits to art and design museums, a backstage tour at a professional theater, and visits to the Tower of London as well as Westminster Abbey. Students may opt to attend additional performances at their own cost.

Additional Information:

A passport is required for U. S. citizens traveling to the United Kingdom. If you need to apply for a passport, it is advised to allow at least six weeks for standard processing.

All students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation. This orientation provides information on health and safety, packing and trip planning, flight logistics, and other essential information.

Two Madison College instructors, who will teach all aspects of the course, will lead this program.

This class is held during the Madison College spring term, with travel taking place right after the semester. If you hope to use financial aid for this program, please talk with a financial aid advisor to determine eligibility.


London StreetCost:

The program cost for 2017 is $2295 and includes:
  • US Ground transport to/ from airport
  • Lodging
  • Excursions noted above
  • Transportation to and from London Heathrow Airport
  • Ground transport in London
  • Mandatory International Health insurance
  • 1 Group dinner

Additional costs include:
• Airfare
• Madison College tuition for 3 college transfer credits
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
• Spending money
• Passport fees

For More Information
London Scene

If you would like to know more about studying abroad through Madison College, please email us or call 608-246-6201 to schedule an appointment.

 
This program is currently not accepting applications.