The London Arts Experience: Theatre, Music, Art, and Design

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Carol Stewart teaches courses in theatre and the humanities at the University of Louisville, including classes in foundation courses in humanities, creativity and the arts, acting, radio drama, performance theory, script analysis, and prison theatre. She also teaches courses at Bellarmine University, including a senior seminar in social justice and a class in the history of musical theatre. Summer 2018 will be her fourth time teaching the London Summer 4-week course for CCSA. She has traveled through Norway, Ireland, Italy, Japan, India, Ecuador, Peru, and throughout the UK. Carol earned her BFA at the Goodman School of Drama and an MA at the University of Louisville; she is currently a doctoral candidate in Interdisciplinary Humanities at UofL. Her areas of research and artistic practice are focused on podcasting and radio drama, creative flow and the experience of the actor; Shakespeare in translation; and Shakespeare with non-traditional artists, including the incarcerated and the aging.

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The London Arts Experience: Theatre, Music, Art, and Design

Program Dates:
July 6 - August 5, 2018

Honors Credit:

WKU Course:

Art History , Art & Design , Theatre , Interdisciplinary

Course Description:
London, one of the most exciting cities in the world, is home to centuries of visual art, performance, design, and architecture. In this class you'll visit theatres, music venues, restaurants, museums, and galleries. You'll see some of London's most famous sites, and explore unique places that are off the beaten path. You'll talk to artists, see cutting edge theatre, hear music that ranges from classical to contemporary, and taste new foods and old British favorites, and you'll gain exhilarating first-hand knowledge of how design, architecture, and the arts come together in and around the dynamic streets of London!


Physical Activity Requirements:
On average: 3 miles of walking (some days might be 5, but that's rare). Wear real shoes for the city streets of London are rugged in and of themselves; flip-flops and thin sandals or ballet flats are not allowed on field trip events. We will spend time out in the weather, not just in moving from venue to venue. Some of our activities take place outside, and in whatever weather is happening that day: in July, expect both rain and sometimes high temperatures. You will also be engaged in making art in ways that might be messy. You should bring at least one set of appropriate clothing.

Course Highlights:
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