ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM
Guest Talks and Master Classes
During the program there will be a number of special talks by guest speakers and a series of master classes. Among the London stage luminaries who have recently given master classes are: DIANA QUICK, HENRY GOODMAN (Olivier Award Winner for Best Actor 2000), MICK BARNFATHER (Theatre de Complicite), JULIAN GLOVER, and FIONA SHAW, MICHAEL DOBSON and STANLEY WELLS.
Students are housed in safe and modern flats (apartments) in Central London. Each apartment sleeps from two to five students, depending upon availability and enrollment. Each flat has its own fully furnished kitchen where students can prepare their own meals. Flats also include bathroom, telephone, washer/dryer, color television, and weekly light cleaning. All necessary linen and kitchenware are provided. There are numerous restaurants and cafés near the BADA Center and to the flats.
All students must be adequately covered by medical insurance while they are abroad. Full details of a special insurance policy arranged for students on this program will be sent to students when they have been accepted.
Library and Computer Access
There are a number of computers and printers available at the BADA Center library. Many students elect to bring personal laptop computers. Library access is arranged by the program.
Students receive a basic nine semester hours for the program core curriculum plus an additional three or six semester hours for the optional courses. Skidmore students will receive full Skidmore credit, including credit for major, minor, and all-college requirements. Grades earned will count in the Skidmore GPA. All 300-level courses completed on The Shakespeare Programme will count toward the Skidmore maturity level requirement.
At the beginning of the program students will be taken on a coach tour of London. In addition to the visits to the theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon there will be weekly excursions to see theatrical productions when the program is based in London. There will be an excursion to the newly restored Shakespearean Globe Theatre in London.
There will be a number of social events for all students including a Thanksgiving dinner with all BADA (Shakespeare Programme and London Theatre Program) students in November.
Dates of Program
The 2005 Shakespeare Programme ran from September 2, 2005 through December 9, 2005.
Each student receives a copy of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Additional books and plays are provided without charge but must be returned to the BADA library at the end of the program.
Average class sizes have averaged from 4- 18 students. Acting classes are generally limited to a maximum of 14 students.
The Scholarship Committee
The Shakespeare Programme
14 Gloucester Gate
London, NW1 4HG, England, UK
St. Michael's College
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