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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Marquette applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 10/13/2017 01/04/2018 04/28/2018
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Program


The London Dramatic Academy is a conservatory training  for those serious about the art of Acting. Taught by working professionals who are passionate about teaching. Small classes developing the body, voice and mind. Learning to think like an actor and leaving with useful tools for the trade. The work is rigorous, demanding and focused.  Ranging from Shakespeare to contemporary text. Alexander Technique to Physical Theatre.  Voice, Speech and Dialect, Stage Combat, Period Dance, Movement to challenge your body and Dramatic Criticism and Space/Place/Text to sharpen your mind. The London Theatre cornucopia is on your comfortable central accommodation door-step.  Twelve theatre visits including Stratford and guided walks to introduce you to this extraordinary world city. You will leave changed. Better equipped for a life in the theatre or the theatre of life. You will have one-on-one meetings with the program director, and be required to write in a reflective journal. You will have the chance to meet theatre professionals and other experts in the field, and participate in a unique curriculum.

Academics

Up-to-date available courses can be found on Fordham University's webpage.

Housing

Fordham University reserves rooms and flats for students in various centrally-located neighbourhoods with providers who specialize in student housing. LDA students are housed particularly close to campus due to their full timetable of classes at the Centre.

Budget

Students will pay Marquette University tuition and are able to apply current financial aid and scholarships. An LDA scholarship is also available through Fordham University, please contact LDA@fordham.edu for more information.
Housing costs are payable to Fordham University.

Location

The LDA Conservatory Acting Program is for Study Abroad students who wish to train as actors in London, UK for one semester. The training is based on the curriculum and practices of the great British Classical training academies. The unique program is taught by working professionals, many of whom also teach in the very best of the London Drama Schools.

The London Dramatic Academy is located at 23 Kensington Square, in one of the most charming areas of London. Centrally located, near museums such as the Victoria and Albert, the Science, and the Natural History, LDA shares its premises with Heythrop College, the philosophy and religion school of the University of London. We have large studios, a library, and smaller rooms for tutorial work. Fordham business and liberal arts students have programs and classes at the London Centre and we share events and activities when appropriate. We are five minutes from the High Street Kensington underground station. Our full-time academic coordinator and office staff are on site to oversee housing, orientation, counseling, events, and activities for all students.

A series of informed guided walks will help you find your feet in London and meeting for social events with other Fordham study abroad students establishes a small friendly campus feel. There are a minimum of twelve exciting theater visits including Stratford (RSC), the National Theatre and the Globe.  Master classes enrich the program and LDA endeavors to introduce you to classical, contemporary and unusual theatre along with some of the nooks and crannies of the great city of London. 

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