Today’s blog post was written by our API Marketing intern, Alexis Smith!
Did you know London is known as the theater capital of the world?
With an abundance of both subsidized and commercial theater venues, incredible local talent, and an endless supply of fresh material, it’s no wonder people come from near and far to see the latest show in England’s famous capital. With API, you can study theater and film in the heart of this flourishing art scene!
Multiple focuses available
In addition to performance-centered courses, API programs provide opportunities to learn about film theory and analysis, advertisements, television production, animation, costume design, dramaturgy, and set design. Refine your areas of expertise and develop new skills! Furthermore, multiple API programs offer a special emphasis on Shakespearean theater. Why not study the Bard in the heart of his homeland?
Endless opportunities abroad
Studying in London is anything but boring. Through workshops, lectures, and excursions, you have the chance to learn from and collaborate with talented London artists. Meet professionals instrumental to the success of the famous stages and screens of London! API programs also introduce students to other London resources, such as specialist facilities, well-renowned performance spaces, and special archives. Be sure to take advantage of all that London has to offer!
Amazing excursions included
Excursions included in API programs are sure to excite film and theater scholars alike. Tour places like Warner Bros. Studio and explore the world of Harry Potter through the actual costumes, sets, and props featured in the popular film franchise! Spend a night in Stratford-upon-Avon (the birthplace of William Shakespeare) through the Summer Theater and Film – Art in London program, or go backstage at the National Theatre and Globe Theatre with the Theatre Arts at FSU London program! Furthermore, locations such as the majestic Harlaxton Manor and the picturesque Oxford provide the perfect background for both better acquainting students with their host country. Let the beauty of England inspire you, be it in your time abroad or in a future project!
Options for students of all ages and career interests
Are you in high school? Working on your graduate degree? Whichever the case, API has you covered. Do you only want to go abroad for a summer? How about just one semester? Are you more into the full year experience? No problem! API has a variety of London programs and dates to choose from. You can select the session best suited to your needs.
Applications for some of our London programs are due September 15th!
Check out the list of programs available and then chat with us on our website to get all the information you need to get started!