UC Davis Summer Abroad


Status: Not Offered in 2018

Shakespeare — Live! 

London, United Kingdom

Arrive Date: TBD   End Date: TBD

Program Overview

This summer in London we will be enjoying performances of Shakespeare’s plays in a city renowned for its theatre. During our four-week stay in London, we will read and see five plays (including at the Globe Theatre and in Stratford-upon-Avon). We will visit Hampton Court Palace, where Shakespeare’s company once performed for King James I, and spend a day in Stratford-upon-Avon, touring Shakespeare’s birthplace and meeting with actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company. We will have a backstage tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and tour various Shakespeare-related sites in London, such as the South Bank and the Tower of London. Most class meetings and the plays will take place Monday through Thursday, so weekends will be free to explore London and to travel elsewhere in the British Isles or on the continent, which can be accessed easily by train. Readings and performances for 2015 will be announced online in the winter.

Info Session Presentation

Instructor:   Gina Bloom

Taught in:  English

Max Enrollment:  30

Program Coordinator:  Jennifer Moylan


English (ENL) 117. Shakespeare (4 units)

English (ENL) 198. Directed Group Study (4 units, P/NP)

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