Laura Schiff

Globe Theater in London

RADA: Tisch School of the Arts

Language of Instruction: English
Location:
London,
United Kingdom
Term: Spring, Fall

A study abroad program through NYU Tisch with the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts, studying Shakespeare performance 

The next application deadline is Oct 1, 2019
See other program dates

OVERVIEW

The Shakespeare in Performance study abroad program is a collaboration of NYU Tisch and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. The program offers you the ability develop skills for the performance of Elizabethan and Jacobean drama. You take courses in acting performance, Shakespeare studies, and British arts history and culture. The program is intended for majors in drama and theater arts. You will take part in cultural excursions and theater visits. You have a few housing options, all student apartments throughout London.

ACADEMICS

NYU Tisch maintains an exclusive collaboration with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Famed RADA alumni include Sir Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes and Alan Rickman, among others. The emphasis of this program is on learning through the performance of Shakespeare. You will spend part of your time at RADA, and part at the University of London’s Senate House. You take a core course on Performance in Shakespeare, in addition to electives. Electives courses include courses on Shakespeare studies and British arts history and culture. Individual course descriptions and point values are available on the program website.

PROGRAM FEATURES

You have a few housing options, all student apartments throughout London. You will live with other NYU London students, and perhaps some international students at other universities.

Many of the courses include cultural activities and excursions. This includes attending performances, museum visits and lectures from guest artists.

ELIGIBILITY

Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.

Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites.

APPLICATIONS INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:

  • To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  • To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. This program is selective and includes an audition process. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.

Fact Sheet

Advisers:
Discipline:
Arts and Architecture, Humanities
Eligibility:
Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies
Language of Instruction:
Location:
London,
United Kingdom
Region:
Europe
Term:
Spring, Fall

Dates & Deadlines

Fall
2019
Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Spring
2020
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019