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Study Abroad for Teachers - TLab

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: From Page to Stage (1-week course)

From Page to Stage
July 8-14, 2018 (tentative)

Course Description

Explore the language and world of Shakespeare.  Between theater (four shows at the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company), lectures with eminent scholars, exclusive behind-the-scenes tours, and museum visits, you will have time to explore Shakespeare's family homes, enjoy the sites and shops that make Stratford-upon-Avon a unique destination, and gain a new perspective on how Shakespeare continues to shape our lives today.  

Who should apply?

Appropriate for English, theater and history teachers of all experience levels (including pre-service and retired), and others who are eager to engage in study with world-class scholars educators in a historic setting.

Program Cost

To be confirmed

Program cost includes:

Five nights accommodation at local bed-and-breakfast; coach transfers from London-Heathrow to Stratford-upon-Avon (if arriving to UK on July 8); excursion and standard admission to Blenheim Palace; tickets to four Royal Shakespeare Company productions; admission to and guided tours of select Stratford-upon-Avon buildings, plus pass for up to two further visits to Shakespeare houses; afternoon tea at Marble Hall.

Deposit is required with application.  Full balance is due upon receipt of invoice, which will be sent ten weeks prior to course.

Refund Policy

Deposit is non-refundable for accepted applications.  Full balance is due upon receipt of invoice.  This course is non-refundable, barring insufficient enrollment in the course, in which case deposit will be refunded in full.  If you are not able to attend the course due to emergency circumstances, you will be refunded minus an administration fee only if there is a waitlist applicant who will be able to attend the program in your place.

Professional Development Contact Hours and Credit
This course incorporates approximately 30-40 professional contact hours.  All participants who complete the course receive a certificate of attendance, if requested.

More Information
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Application Details

  • Registration available soon
  • Application is non-competitive and accepted on a rolling basis
  • A deposit will be required with application
  • Balance will be due upon receipt of invoice
  • Course is limited to 25 participants.

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