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THEATER ARTS

FALL SEMESTER IN LONDON

Study Theater in London

Experience the heart of drama in the city.

As a CAPA study abroad theater student, you'll engage with the world of theater in the classroom and beyond. You’ll see a variety of shows, from rebooted classics to challenging and exciting new works in a range of venues, and enjoy additional activities that will further enrich and expand your theatrical experience. 

In recent terms, students have enjoyed an exclusive post-show meeting with the cast of The Woman in Black; explored the city's Shakespeare on Screen program with actors from the BBC’s The Hollow Crown; toured Shakespeare’s Globe theater; encountered the haunted past of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane; visited the National Theatre’s workshops to see the puppets from War Horse; and worked with a leading UK magician. 

CAPA also has its own black box theater space in the London center with a fully equipped lighting rig and sound system. It can host student performances, visiting shows, and a range of creative workshops. At CAPA, you'll feel like you're at the heart of the drama in the world of theater as both an audience member and a performer. Either way, you’ll feel you’re at the heart of the drama!

Arrival: September 2, 2021
Departure: December 11, 2021
Program Fee: $18,345
Application Deadline Extended to June 21, 2021
All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

The London Experience

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Experience

Explore the diversity of cosmopolitan London with our My Global City events: tour Camden, the birthplace of Punk culture; taste an authentic curry on Brick Lane; or see a performance at Shakespeare's Globe theater.
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live

Live like a Londoner and stay in a shared apartment or opt for a homestay, all within a one-hour commute to the CAPA London Center. Plus, CAPA offers students Health & Wellness support.
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learn

CAPA's theater offerings are designed to give you a background in theater as an art form and a vocation. Choose from a variety of courses taught by theater professionals under the leadership of playwright Michael Punter.
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intern

Choose an optional internship directly connected to theater arts where you'll acquire real-world professional skills. This is a great way to enhance your resume! Learn More

CAPA London Program Inclusions

 

CAPA program fees are comprehensive and include tuition, housing, excursions, My Global City events and activities, 24/7 emergency support, insurance, and more!

Courses & Credit

Earn 12-15 credits per semester (courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted; the internship placement and accompanying course earns 3-6 credits). Credits are issued by the University of Minnesota.

Housing

You can opt to live in shared apartments or a homestay (with your own room and two meals a day), all within commuting distance to the CAPA center.

Local Transit Pass

A Zone 1-2 London Underground pass is included for use on the Tube (subway) and buses for students living in apartments. Zones 1-3 is included for students in homestays.

Excursions & Activities

Enjoy a half-day coach tour of London, a full-day excursion to Stonehenge and Bath, plus choose one from: full-day excursion to Oxford, Brighton, Stratford-upon-Avon and Kenilworth Castle, or Salisbury and Glastonbury. Social events include an arrival tea, midterm dinner, and a farewell ceremony. 

Intern & Volunteer

Participate in an internship opportunity, earn credit through the required accompanying Global Internships Course, and gain valuable skills. Note: Students interning in London require a visa.

My Global City

These events always include a walking tour of the iconic South Bank on your first weekend; taking a riverboat tour to Greenwich; touring multicultural Brixton, A Beatles and Abbey Road Magical Mystery Walking Tour, and feasting on a multi-course curry dinner in Brick Lane. Other activities reflect what is on in the city at the time.

Comprehensive, 24/7 Support

CAPA provides comprehensive support services for students to utilize during their time in London. The team is available throughout the duration of the program to assist and support students 24/7 with any emergency situations. Students will also have access to the Guardian study abroad safety app which includes emergency assistance and other support resources.

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Insurance

As a student on our program, you’ll receive our medical, travel, and accident insurance.

Safety, Health & Wellness 

CAPA is committed to the health and wellness of our students while they are studying abroad in London. We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure a safe and productive learning experience, and provide a variety of health and wellness tools and resources.

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Program eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale).*
  • Be the equivalent of at least a 2nd semester Sophomore (strongly recommended).
  • Submit your completed application along with supporting documents and your deposit by the program deadline.
  • Be in good academic and disciplinary standing with your home institution.
    *Students with a GPA below the requirement may be admitted on a case by case basis. Please contact us below for details or chat with an Admissions Advisor today.

Fall Courses

Our London Theater program offers a variety of theater and related courses, including Writing a Play, Witchcraft and Magical Performance, and Theater in the City. Additionally, you may choose courses from the wide variety of our Global Cities offerings.

Arts Administration: The Creative Industries in a Digital World  

This course will focus on the structures of creative industries, and how arts administrators successfully share creativity with the public and leverage the commercial opportunities of creative production. Students will explore such topics as the arts as a business, managing financial imperatives and the artistic process, and promoting and presenting cultural products; examine case studies from a variety of fields such as film, digital media, gaming, theater, museums, and publishing; and engage directly with practitioners successfully working in fields of arts and culture, and those managing the interface between creativity and business in London.

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Theater in the City  

This course will place students at the heart of the experience of theater. Students will engage with the key ideas underpinning the creation of theatricality, and attend a range of different performances and tours of specific theater spaces. They will explore such topics as the qualities, conditions, and boundaries of drama, audience engagement, philosophical issues raised by the theatrical experience, the origins of theater, the changing roles of performers and spectators over time, and the theater's prospects in the 21st century. Students will pay $70 for this course upon arrival in London, which pays for theater tickets.

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Witchcraft and Magical Performance in London  

This course will chart the representation of the occult in the city from the Early Modern period to the present day. Students will focus particularly on the performance and presentation of the occult and magical phenomena and its reception by the general public and social elites during specific time periods; develop an understanding of why magic has long been a subject of fascination; visit sites such as the Society for Psychical Research or the British Magic Circle; and attend a live performance of the magical or ghostly in London. Students will pay $40 for this course upon arrival in London, which pays for theater tickets.

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The Experience of a Lifetime Awaits

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