Dialogue of Civilizations
The London Theatre Experience
Applied Theatre Training for the Global Professional
May 11 – June 11, 2016
This Dialogue of Civilization program is ideal for those interested in performance or enhancing your presentational skills in London, one of the world’s greatest theatre cities. Experience how dynamic theatre training can enrich your ability to interact, collaborate, and communicate with others. Through theatre games and voice/movement exercises, discover and develop foundational acting skills. Enhance the quality of your spoken voice and the clarity with which you express yourself. Discover practical tools to relax you in public settings and improve your speech in professional and personal interactions. Go behind-the-scenes of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, study with one of the voice coaches of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, see some unforgettable productions, and interact with professional London theatre artists. Classes take place in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
Associate Professor, Department of Theatre
College of Arts, Media & Design
COURSES (Both count for the Arts Level 1 NU Core as well as for a Minor in Theatre)
- THTR 1135 Introduction to Acting
- THTR 1165 The Professional Voice
- A variety of performances in London and Stratford-upon-Avon
- Overnight trip to Stratford-upon-Avon
- Walking tours of London and Stratford-upon-Avon
- Workshops with theatre professionals
- Workshop with Voice & Dialect Coach at the Royal Shakespeare Company
- Backstage tour of The Globe Theatre
- Same as last year
London Theatre Experience: Ryder Hall 180, Friday 1/15 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
UK Dialogue Programs: Snell Library 007, Wednesday 1/13 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Dialogue Fair: Curry Student Center, Thursday 1/14 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
OUR HOST IN LONDON
American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
Shared dormitory style in Central London
Shared hotel room in Stratford-upon-Avon
LOCATION FOR CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Bloomsbury