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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CCSA- Cooperative Center for Study Abroad 
  • Restrictions: MTSU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Winter
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Hotel
Program Terms: Winter Program Type: CCSA
Program Description:


Program Dates:
Dec. 26, 2016 - Jan. 08, 2017

CCSA Winter 20117/18: London Theatre & Literature


Priority Deadline: September 15, 2017
Final Deadline: September 29, 2017

Credit: 3 credit hours


While Shakespeare may have been referring to life in general when he famously wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” on the CCSA London Theatre Program you will have the opportunity to experience London live!? From your home base in a four-star central London hotel, explore London’s vibrant theatre scene. As an exclusive addition to the London Theatre program, you will attend several live performances.

Included are several class-specific activities plus a day trip to such locations as Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury, Canterbury & Dover or Stratford & Warwick.




Cost:Base Price: $3,319
Plus international airfare

  • Accommodations in twin rooms with occasional use of multi-bedded rooms
  • All required program excursions
  • Unlimited local travel pass for London
  • Course-related activities and entrances
  • Ground transportation for course activities
  • Daily buffet breakfast and some additional meals
  • Health and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Program directors and staff on-site 24/7

Group Travel Option: $950 - $1,150 estimated
This is estimate based on recent airline prices. The final cost will vary and will be finalized prior to the final payment deadline.

The group travel option includes:

  • round trip international airfare from one of CCSA's designated US departure cities
  • round trip ground transportation between airport and lodging in CCSA program location

The following courses are offered on this CCSA program. For more information regarding academic content of individual courses, visit our website or email faculty at the address listed below each course description.

Before applying for any course, please make note of course prerequisites, which must be completed, or waived by the course instructor, prior to the program's departure date. By combining this intensive study abroad experience with directed study activities preceding and/or following the travel portion of the program, students may earn three semester hours of college credit.




Theatre on Location, From Classics to Contemporary
Discover the thrilling world of London and explore English culture through professional theatre. Students will experience a diverse range of current productions from the classics to the cutting edge and will examine cultural trends and social issues through the lens of the theatre. The influence of English history will come alive as students visit theatres, museums, historic sites (e.g., Stratford on Avon, the National Theatre, the Globe Theatre, Westminster Abbey, and more), and attend 4-5 notable and dynamic theatre productions. Group discussions will be a vital part of class time in London and guests from the field will visit the class on location.

Ronald Shaw and Jamey Strawn | 3 Cr. Hrs. | UD


400 Years of Popular London Theatre
What kept audiences coming back for more? Survey 400 years of theatrical entertainment in London. Your Theatreland excursions include the Globe Theatre, a backstage tour of Drury Lane (roots to the Restoration), touring the modern Royal National Theatre complex or another facility; plus the Theatre Exhibit at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Enjoy major productions (including a musical and one classical work). Join in a day trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon (birthplace of Shakespeare). There will be opportunities for other West End shows.

Course taught by MTSU Professor Dr. Richard Hansen | 3 Cr. Hrs. | LD/UD


The London Arts Experience: Theatre, Art, Music & Design
London, one of the most exciting cities in the world, is home to centuries of visual art, performance, design, and architecture. In this class you'll visit theatres, music venues, cemeteries, museums, and galleries. You'll see some of London's most famous sites, and explore unique places that are off the beaten path. You'll see cutting edge theatre and graffiti art, you'll hear music that ranges from classical to blues to contemporary, and you'll gain first-hand knowledge of how design, urban engineering, architecture, and the arts come together in and around the dynamic streets of London!

Ms. Carol Stewart | 3 Cr. Hrs. | LD/UD


Curtain Call: British Drama in Action!

Discover the world of British theatre by attending several dramatic productions in London's amazing West End district and other locales. Delve into the origins of drama from the classical period through the medieval mystery, miracle, and morality plays. Survey drama from the Renaissance and the Georgian period to the modern era. Explore aspects of staging, lighting, costuming, music, directing, and set design through tentative backstage tours of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, the National Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe on Southbank, and the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour just outside of London. Touch literary history on our day trips to such destinations as Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's hometown), Canterbury Cathedral (site of the martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket), Dover Castle, or Bath. Return home with a wealth of experience and knowledge about British drama and English culture. Join us on our excellent thespian adventure for a truly dramatic field trip before the final curtain call!

Prerequisite: Students should have completed their college's basic writing requirements

Dr. Mickey Wadia and Dr. Mercy Cannon | 3 Cr. Hrs. | LD/UD

Applicants are encouraged to apply well in advance of the application deadline, as priority is given to early applications.


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.