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Spring Break Program in London

Spring Break in London and Fine & Performing Arts Course Credit!

Register for FPA - 207: Shakespeare in Performance
 
Come earn credit for your FPA requirement in London studying Shakespeare. This course is an overview of the fundamentals of the performance styles and production elements of Elizabethan England and The Renaissance Era to the present through the selected plays of William Shakespeare. Study of characterization, portrayal of roles, and identification of distinct acting styles of each era will be explored and discussed. The directorial style and theatre elements such as stage design, lighting design, costuming and sound design that were used during each era will also be discussed. The performing styles and production elements that are seen in the works of Shakespeare will be discussed and identified by using examples from plays, videos and through attending performances of two Shakespeare dramatic works. Coursework includes lecture, discussion, writings and presentations. Required attendance of two London productions. 3 credits.

Contact Professor Thomas Donnarumma of the Office of Study Abroad for more information.

Estimated Cost: $2,200-$2,500

Registration Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2016; $250 deposit required

Tentative Class Schedule:

Subject to change to reflects needs and requirements of the class.

Class meets every Friday, 2 - 4 p.m. and during Spring Break, March 10-19 in London. Classes will take place in Room 001 in The Iona College Arts Center.

January 20 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
January 27 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
February 3 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
February 10 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
February 17 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
February 24 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
March 3 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
March 10 Travel to London: Leave at 11 a.m. (New York time), arrive at Midnight (London time)
March 11 (London) Noon - 3 p.m. 3 hours Globe Theatre: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour and Exhibition plus afternoon tea in the Swan Bar or Restaurant
March 12 (London) Noon - 4 p.m. 4 hours London Bus Tour: Stopping at Convent Gardens, The Drury Lane Theatre, The National Theatre
March 13 (London) Day to explore London on your own.
March 14 (London) Noon - 2 p.m. 2 hours The Tower of London
March 15 (London) Noon - 4 p.m. 4 hours The London Museum
March 16 (London) Noon - 2 p.m. 2 hours The Royal Shakespeare Company Tour
  8 - 11 p.m. 3 hours Shakespeare Production 1
March 17 (London) 8 - 11 p.m. 3 hours Shakespeare Production 2
March 18 (London) Noon - 5 p.m. 5 hours Stratford Upon Avon Tour
March 19 (London) Travel from London: Leave at 11 a.m. (London time), arrive at 2 p.m. (New York time)
March 24 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
March 31 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
April 7 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
April 14 Classes not in session
April 21 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
April 28 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
May 5 2 -  4 p.m. 2 hours Classroom Instruction
Final Exam Day TBD