Every other Winterim semester, the theatre faculty lead a short-term study opportunity in London. The program consists of one week of classwork on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus and one week in London.

Courses Offered

UWPSTUDY 3000 British Theatre

You'll study British theatre in-depth from the English Renaissance to contemporary productions onstage in London. In the first half of this course, you'll study eight plays important to the development of British theatre, as well as discuss the evolution and history of theatre performance in England. The second half will be spent in London visiting sites of historical importance such as the Globe Theatre and the Tower of London as well as attending performances at the National Theatre, the Royal Court, the Sam Wanamaker, and theatres in the West End.

UWPSTUDY 3000 English Period Styles for the Theatre

Survey the development of English period style from the Gothic through Victorian as foundation for theatrical expression. The first half of the course will explore the concept of period style in terms of architecture, spatial design, decor, furniture, interior design and costume, and their relation to the human experience. You'll then travel to London to view firsthand examples of these periods in historic buildings and notable collections of decorative and human arts.