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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Advisor: Camille Deering Program Options: Academic Coursework
Areas of Study: English Program Type: Faculty-Led
Class Standing: 1 - Freshman, 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior, 5 - Graduate Minimum GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
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British Theatre: London & Stratford-upon-Avon
Winter 2022 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program


From race/ethnicity-blind casting to the high degree of training available to actors, British theatre is extraordinary. Students on this program will read seven to eight plays written by British authors and see them performed live on stages in London and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Zoom Information Session: Friday, April 9th @ 1 pm 
Join URL: https://tcnj.zoom.us/j/93185628766?pwd=cFZPUnVOckZvdVFwRFR6RjVYYnplZz09

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Application Deadline: Friday, September 24, 2021. Includes $150 application fee. Students may apply for an application fee waiver based on financial need analysis. 
$500 Commitment Deposit Deadline: Friday, October 1, 2021. 

Course Description
Students will get the opportunity to study British theatre from text to the stage on a number of theatre tours, including complete workshops with master performers from the Royal Shakespeare Company and a costume demonstration with the Globe Theatre. They will also explore the historical context that surrounds the literature, both physical and sociopolitical, in London, Oxford, and Stratford-upon-Avon. Productions to be determined.

Program Information

Course: LIT 367/ HON 270 / ENGL 670 British Theatre 

Liberal Learning and Course Attributes:

LIT 367: 
Literary, Visual, & Performing Arts; Global; Fulfills a "literary history" and a "British" requirement in the English Liberal Arts and English Secondary Teaching majors.

HON 270: Honors; Global

ENGL 670: Reserved for Graduate Students. 

Expected Travel Dates:  Friday, December 31, 2021 - Thursday, January 20, 2022

Program Directors: Dr. Felicia Jean Steele, Associate Professor of English, & Prof. Diane Vanner Steinberg, Assistant Professor of English

Eligibility: LIT 367 has no prerequisites and no language requirements. LIT 367 is open to all students in good academic standing (including current first-year students). HON 270 reserved for students in the Honors Program. ENGL 670 reserved for graduate students. 

Program Fee: TBD. The fee in 2019 was $6,624.53. 

Explore Scholarship Opportunities. We recommend CGE Education Abroad Scholarships and the Mary Roebling International Travel Award.  Meet with a Financial Aid Advisor in the Office of Student Financial Assistance

Program Fee Includes: 
$150 Application Fee
$500 Program Deposit Fee
1 Unit Course Tuition & Fees
Accommodation for all nights in the UK
Breakfasts and 7 Group Meals (3 Dinners/3 Lunches/ 1 Afternoon Tea)
All ground transportation in the UK
Entrances to all scheduled sites/activities
Theatre tickets and programs
International Health Insurance

Does Not Include:
Airfare
Passport/Visa Fees
Most Lunches and Dinners 
Transportation to/from US airport
Books
Personal Items
Other personal expenses (personal travel, etc.)
Immunization(s)
COVID-19 testing (currently required for international travel)

Highlights:
The British Museum
The British Library
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Tower of London
Backstage tour of the main RSC Theatre
Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Trinity Church, and Southwark Cathedral
The Middle Temple Banqueting Hall
Workshop with the Royal Shakespeare Company
The Imperial War Museum
Shakespeare’s birthplace and other buildings associated with him
High Tea at Kensington Palace or similar venue
The Globe Theatre tour and costume demonstration
Exploration of Archives and Memorabilia held by the Royal Shakespeare Company
Hampton Court, Windsor Castle, and the Greenwich Observatory
A boat tour of the Thames River
Walking Tour of Oxford
Performances of 8 plays in London and Stratford-Upon-Avon by professional companies

Questions?
Please contact the TCNJ Center for Global Engagement at cge@tcnj.edu.
For course specific questions, please contact Dr. Felicia Jean Steele at steele@tcnj.edu or Prof. Diane Vanner Steinberg at dsteinbe@tcnj.edu.

Please review our refund, cancellation, and withdrawal policy statement should a student not be able to participate in the program.
Final approval of the program is contingent upon Global Risk Mitigation and Crisis Management review. 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Faculty-Led 2022 09/24/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.