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United Kingdom: Drama and Youth

David Montgomery

Program Director, Educational Theatre; Clinical Assistant Professor

dm635@nyu.edu

Immerse yourself in the study of drama in education and theatre for young audiences in London. Through daily fieldwork, you will learn how to implement and devise process drama for diverse audiences. You’ll visit preeminent cultural institutions as well as fringe venues, participate in workshops, collaborate with leaders in the field of drama education, and examine British trends in creating theatre for young audiences.

Location:

London, U.K.

Program dates:

June 30 - July 18, 2020

Application Deadlines
  • Priority Deadline: December 1, 2019
  • Regular Deadline: February 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2020*
    *Admission continues thereafter on a space-available basis.
Who Can Participate:
  • NYU graduate students
  • NYU undergraduate seniors who have:
    • 96+ earned credits
    • related coursework
    • approval from the faculty director as well as their adviser
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution
Related Areas of Study:
  • Drama Therapy
  • Educational Theatre
  • International Education
  • Performing Arts Administration

This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.

Course(s):

Students register for the two Summer 2020 courses listed below for 6 credits total:

  • MPAET-GE 2075 Section 099 (Class #4294) - Drama and Youth: Theoretical Perspectives (3 points).
  • MPAET-GE 2076 Section 099 (Class #4295) - Drama and Youth: Practical Implications (3 points).

Offered through the Department of Performing Arts and Professions

To read the blog at: 2014 Drama and Youth (UK) blog

Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.

Faculty:

David Montgomery, Director, The Program in Educational Theatre, Clinical Assistant Professor

Costs:
  • Steinhardt Graduate Tuition Fee (6 credits) - $10,770     
  • Graduate Registration and Services Fees - $864
  • Housing Fee - $1,100
  • Activity Fee - $850
  • GeoBlue International Health Insurance - Included

Estimated Direct Cost Total - $13,584

PLEASE NOTE: Students are responsible for purchase of transportation and airfare to/from program location. All students participating in the program are required to live in NYU-provided housing. Students are responsible for their own accommodations for travel beyond the program dates. 

Students will be notified when to book flights. We recommend comparing tickets on multiple sites to ensure the best fare. Past participants have used the following flight search engines: KayakHipmunkVayamaGoogle Flights and Student Universe for student rates.

Students are encouraged to budget for study abroad programs based on individual needs using available online resources. Tuition, Housing, and Activity fees will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Summer 2020.

Bursar’s Payment Deadline Dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities.

Accommodations:

The Office of Global Affairs will arrange shared hotel accommodations for Birmingham dates, and shared accommodation in NYU London residence halls for program dates in London. All apartments are recently renovated and feature fully-equipped kitchens, living areas, and shower or bath.

Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.

Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates, arriving to and departing from London. Please keep in mind that flights arriving into the United Kingdom typically depart New York a day in advance.

Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date. 

Visa: US citizens require a valid passport and do not require a visa for visits to the UK of less than six months in duration. All other passport holders should check with their respective visa requirements.

Helpful linksUS State DepartmentUK Visas and ImmigrationCenter for Disease ControlLonely Planet GuideNYU in London

Weather: In London, June/July temperatures tend to be milder than in New York, usually in the low 70°s (Fahrenheit). Visit BBC Weather to learn more about local weather conditions in the U.K.

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