LONDON: Creative Entrepreneurship

London, England

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Dates

  • Summer 1 Semester - May 13 – June 13, 2015 (dates subject to change)

Application Deadline

  • Summer 1 Semester - Priority Deadline is November 15, 2014

Priority deadline is November 15th with a final deadline of January 26th. Program accepting applications until filled and is subject to close at any time.

Description

Faculty Leader: Antonio Ocampo-Guzman (a.ocampo-guzman@neu.edu)
Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)
Information Session: Monday, November 3 6:30 - 7:30PM 180 Ryder Hall and Wednesday, Nov 12th, 6:30-7:30PM 180 Ryder Hall
Term: Summer I
Courses: 
  • THTR 1127 Improvisation for EntrepreneursTHTR 1165 The Professional VoiceThe two courses both satisfy Arts & Humanities Core Level 1. Please confer with your academic advisor to make sure the courses fit into your program of study.

The two courses both satisfy Arts & Humanities Core Level 1. Please confer with your academic advisor to make sure the courses fit into your program of study.

Description:

A creative way to enhance your education at Northeastern, this Dialogue aspires to give you specific practical tools to explore the way that you communicate, collaborate and create with others. Using theatre games, improvisation, ensemble building, voice & speech relaxation and concentration techniques, you will gain self-confidence, self-awareness and a passion for persuasive and articulate communication of your thoughts and ideas which will benefit you as a professional in the 21st century.

Courses

THTR 1127 Improvisation for Entrepreneurs

THTR 1165 The Professional Voice

The two courses both satisfy Arts & Humanities Core Level 1. Please confer with your academic advisor to make sure the courses fit into your program of study.

Host University

Our collaborators in London will be AIFS and Craft of Communications.

Our classes will be held at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Eligibility Requirements

  • All students to have at least a 2.7 GPA
  • An interview is required.

Application Procedure

    • Online Dialogue of Civilizations application (available on OISP website and myNEU)
    • $500 non-refundable program deposit paid through NUPay.* Be sure to select the appropriate summer term.**
    • One copy of passport ID page – to be given directly to your faculty leader after acceptance.
    • 2-3 page essay answering the following questions (copy and pasted into online application):
    1. What are your personal and academic reasons for wishing to participate in this Dialogue of Civilizations program?
    2. How will the program further your academic and career goals?
    3. What is your previous travel and language experience, if any?
    4. What courses have you taken which are directly relevant to the program?

    *If you are not accepted into your Dialogue program, the $500 deposit will be credited to your student account.

    **Applications are not considered complete until deposit is received. This deposit will be applied to the full cost of the program.

    **Faculty may require additional information and/or interview (after application deadline)

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Cost

Tuition: $10,634

DOC Fee: $ 2,000

Tuition and DOC Fee cover 8 Northeastern credits, round-trip airfare from Boston, housing for program duration, 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance, as well as some local transport, excursions and group meals.

Accommodations

You will be housed in the heart of London, a short ride on the underground to the studios at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, were classes will be held. The schedule of classes will be Monday-Friday11:00-1:00 and 2:00-4:00, and Saturdays 11:00-1:00.

Most evenings and Sundays will be free, although some evenings we will go to the theatre and/or other activities. Some days we will not have regular class, rather a session with a master teacher or guest speaker.

You will be given a travel card valid for the duration of the program on all buses and underground in Central London. AIFS has a student center very close to RADA, which you are welcome to use. They also organize a series of day-trips for your weekends, if you are interested.

Destination

London, England with a two-day trip to Stratford-upon-Avon