Stratford Summer Courses | College of Arts

Stratford Summer Courses

Posted on Friday, January 11th, 2019


May 5-May 17, 2019
The Universities of Guelph and Windsor, Western, Brock and St. Jerome’s University (affiliated with the University of Waterloo) partner to offer annually two university-level courses for credit.

THST*3260 Shakespeare: Text & Performance S (3-0) [0.50]

Taught by a university professor featuring Festival artists, this course offers a historical, theoretical and analytical introduction to Shakespeare.
Prerequisite(s): 2.50 credits in Theatre Studies including (1 of THST*2010, THST*3140, 1.00 credits in English)

THST*3340 Voice and Text in Performance S (0-6) [0.50]

Taught by Stratford Festival coaches, this practical course invites students to explore acting techniques and exercises to develop their voice with a particular focus on classical text.
Prerequisite(s): 2.50 credits in Theatre Studies including (1 of THST*3080, THST*3110, THST*3190)
Co-requisite(s): THST*3260
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.

NOTE: In order to take THST*3340 Voice and Text in Performance, you must take THST*3260 Shakespeare: Text & Performance. There are no exceptions.

Accommodation: You are responsible for organizing your own accommodation. In the past, students have stayed in the Nurses’ Residence, 130 Youngs Street, Stratford (519-271-5084.) Students have also rented a house through Air B and B.

Application: Please apply to Kim McLeod. Your application must include an unofficial transcript from Web Advisor, and a short note indicating that you want to apply for the Stratford semester. Applications must be received by 4:00pm, 1 March 2019.