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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Suggested GPA: 3.0
Housing Options: Hostel Program Exception Flag: None
Program Sponsorship: Holy Cross Office of Study Abroad Visa required for U.S. passport holders: No
Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:


 "British Theatre in Perspective"

London, England


FACULTY:  Holy Cross Professors Ed Isser and Steve Vineberg

DATES:  (Departure from Boston - Logan) Saturday, May 26, 2018 - Saturday, June 23, 2018 (Departure from London - Heathrow)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:  British Theatre in Perspective  is a four-week immersive program that explores English art and culture in London,  The numerous cultural institutions of the city - the museums, galleries, and exhibits - serve as educational resources that enrich theatrical viewing.  Class sessions provide opportunities for contextualization and reflection, afternoon field trips offer exposure to major arts and cultural institutions, and evenings are spent watching some of the finest theatrical productions in the world, ranging from commercial offerings in the West End to radical experimentation on the Fringe. London becomes a site of exploration as students encounter the geography, architecture and people of this commercial and artistic world center. The four-week London residency is augmented by day trips to Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, and Greenwich.

CREDIT:  Students receive the equivalent of one Holy Cross course credit; the class satisfies the Arts common area requirement and can fulfill an academic deficiency.

HOUSING and MEALS:  Students live at the Generator Hostel on Tavistock Square in Bloomsbury - located equidistant between the British Museum and British Library.  Breakfast is included.

COSTS:  Approximately ________.  This includes course tuition, airfare (Boston Logan to Heathrow RT), housing, tube and bus passes (in-country travel) and tickets to all cultural events.  NOT INCLUDED: transportation to and from Boston's Logan airport, personal expenses, meals.  Students should expect to spend between $750-$1,000 on meals.  Very limited financial aid is available for this program.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Friday, November 17, 2017 via the online application system on the Study Abroad website:

FURTHER INFORMATION:  Contact Prof. Ed Isser at, Prof. Steve Vineberg at, Prof. Brit Smith at, call Study Abroad at 508-793-3082, or visit the Office of Study Abroad in Smith 216.


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