Students will discover, through in class study and travel to London, what makes London one of the world’s most important theatre cities. Beginning with Shakespeare and continuing to the present day, students will study significant theatrical figures, the cultural phenomena that shaped theatrical traditions, and the influence held by other European theatres and practitioners upon the London stage. Students will travel to London over Spring Break to witness live theatre, participate in workshops, meet practitioners, and gain greater appreciation for the role London holds as a global theatrical capital. additional fees for travel apply. Satisfies the humanities distribution requirement.