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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom; Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: January
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: UMAIE 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:
Required Readings
Readings as assigned based on play performances that will be booked for the group.
20% - Daily academic journal entries, critical reviews, play responses
20% - City as Text & Theater Observation Reports (oral)
10% - Irish Writer Reports
10% - Class discussion
25% - Final Synthesis Paper
15% - Participation, regular attendance (more than two missed group sessions of any kind will result in grade being dropped by one, then an additional grade for each additional absence)  

Faculty Directors
Janice Pohl, Elmhurst College (630) 617-3008 email:
Peg Cook, Elmhurst College (630) 617-3267, email:

Description of Faculty Directors
Janice Pohl Professor Pohl is a director and theatre generalist whose production work includes a focus on costume design and technology. Her research interests include theatre education and interdisciplinary work in the humanities. She has also served as director and instructor for young people’s drama programs in Maine and in the Midwest. Courses taught include world drama, creative dramatics, acting and directing.  The Illinois Theatre Association has awarded its 2014 Award of Excellence in College/University Theatre to Elmhurst College faculty member and Director of Theatre.  This is the 6th time Ms. Pohl has directed or co-directed this course.
Mary Cook Ms. Cook has traveled several times to London, Stratford and Bath, both teaching this course during January 2013 and 2015 as well as in a tourist capacity with her family. In addition to being a faculty librarian at Elmhurst College, Ms. Cook holds a Master's degree in Performance Studies from Northwestern University and has over 10 years experience teaching theater, performance, and speech communication courses. She is also the library liaison for the Theater program and the English Department at Elmhurst College, which gives her hands-on experience with the literature of theater as text and in performance.
Application Procedures & Deadline
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· All applications received by your home institutions priority deadline will be sent to the faculty immediately. Applications will be taken after that deadline for programs with space still remaining until the final application deadline of October 1, 2018.

Final Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

For more information on course content, contact: Prof. Janice Pohl
On application procedures or logistical information, contact your study abroad office. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
January 2019 10/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 12/26/2018 01/16/2019

** 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.