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  • Locations: London, England
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Emory applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017 03/06/2017
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09/04/2017 12/16/2017
Spring 2018 10/02/2017
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01/06/2018 04/14/2018

** Some programs accept students on a rolling admission basis. Students may be notified prior to this date of acceptance into the program.

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Program Description:

Overview

 

Overview

  • LAMDA is the oldest drama school in the UK. Founded in 1861 as the London Academy of Music, they were the first such institution to offer acting tuition
  • LAMDA emphasizes classical teaching for the modern acting profession
  • Students take advantage of the school's extensive performing arts facilities
  • LAMDA trains a core cohort of approximately 220 UK and international students a year across five validated degree courses
  • Students will attend a variety of London theatre productions, including performances at Shakespeare’s Globe. The course includes a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon to see the work of the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • LAMDA is situated in Barons Court in West London – about 15 minutes on a direct tube line from the city’s theatreland
Video courtesy of LAMDA

Location

 

Location

  • London is truly global city and international capital of culture, music, education, politics, and finance 
  • Home to 43 universities that form largest concentration of Higher Education in Europe 
  • 32 boroughs and villages offering exceptional cultures and hidden treasures
  • One of the world's most diverse and multicultural cities... over 300 languages spoken
  • From museums to famous theaters and from street markets to green spaces, London is a city for everyone
  • Population: 8 million

Dates

 

Dates

Fall Semester
Mid September to mid December
Spring Semester
Early January to mid April
Detailed Program Dates
 

Eligibility

 

Eligibility

 
 

Academics

 

Academics

  • LAMDA’s Semester Programme Classical Acting is a typical British conservatoire program
  • Classes are in the form of intense workshops that meet at least 35 hours per week for practical training
  • Work is conducted in small groups as well as on a one-to-one basis. All classes are compulsory
  • Students will receive a total of 17 credit hours; Emory's Theater Department will give credit for all courses taken:
    • VOICE will be the equivalent of TS 223 for 3 credits.
    • MOVEMENT will be the equivalent of TS 324R for 4 credits.
    • MUSIC will be the equivalent of TS 389 for 2 credits.
    • ACTING will be the equivalent of TS 321 and TS 323 for 8 credits.
  • For info on the credit and grade conversion process, view the LAMDA Credit and Grade Translation Memo
  • View the Emory course approval process here
Note: In the fall semester, scene study and workshop performances center around Shakespeare’s romances and comedies, as well as Jacobean tragedy. During the spring semester, Shakespeare’s histories and tragedies, as well as English Comedies of Manners are covered.

Housing

 

Housing

LAMDA does not have its own on-site student accommodation, but LAMDA books a set allocation of rooms on behalf of semester students using student housing providers based in West London, within commuting distance from the school.
  • Single occupancy studios with an en-suite bathroom are available
  • Accommodation is self-catered and students would be responsible for all of their own meals
  • LAMDA (not Emory) assigns housing. Find additional information about LAMDA housing here
LAMDA_housingPhoto courtesy of LAMDA

Cost and Funding

 

Cost and Funding

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Program Resources

 

Program Resources


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This program is currently not accepting applications.