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  • Thriving and dynamic theatre district, West End, National, Globe & many others
  • Exciting and unique fabric shopping
  • Site of major costume studios like Angels & Berman's
  • Major museums including some of the world's greatest costume collections
Tentative Dates
  • May 13 to June 5, 2010
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • Costume & Character in London Theatre (Undergrad: T323; Grad: T523)
    • 3 IU credit hours
    • Experience theatrical character development through costume design. Survey social influences on costume and dress worn by characters during various periods in history including contemporary trends and dress.
    • 3-hour lecture each morning
    • Afternoons devoted to costume studios & collections, museum visits, live theatre performances, theatre tours, and fabric shopping and designing.
  • Overnight excursion to Bath to experience the Costume Museum and ancient Roman Baths
  • One day excursion to Stratford, birthplace of Shakespeare and home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, including walking tour and live theatre performance
Additional Program Information
You may apply if you
  • are a degree candidate at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress and
  • have an overall cumulative GPA of approximately 3.0.
  • Preference to undergraduate applicants who have studied theatre, art history or apparel design and to graduate students in the Department of Theatre & Drama.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and match between program and applicant's academic needs. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.
Financial Aid
How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Summer 2010: February 1, 2010

IU committee screens applications.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Summer 2010

  • Fees paid to IU: (tuition, excursions, health insurance, housing)
    • Indiana resident undergraduate: $3,714
    • Non-Resident undergraduate: $4,014
  • Graduate students please inquire
  • Meals: $500
  • International airfare: $850
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

Personal expenses and vacation travel additional.

Initial pre-payment of $500 due March 1, 2010.