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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English Housing options: Residence Hall
Areas of study: Performing and Visual Arts, Theatre Class standing: 1 - Second Semester Sophomore, 2 - Junior, 3 - First Semester Senior
Program type: Stand alone GPA: 3.0
Program Description:
Sponsored by Sarah Lawrence College and the British American Drama Academy (BADA), the London Theatre Program is designed for dedicated students who are passionate about their work and serious about acting. Students may enroll in the single semester program in either the fall or spring.
BADA’s primary premises, and home to the London Theatre Program, is a historic Crown Estate building in Gloucester Gate, part of Camden, one of London’s most prestigious residential areas which is home to a number of national embassies and ambassadorial residences.

Academic Program
Students take acting classes, master classes, and workshops with leading artists from the British stage, complemented by individual tutorials with teachers. A faculty from Britain's foremost drama schools teaches technical classes in voice, movement, and stage fighting.
For academic year 2022-2023 and years prior: students enrolled in the below courses to earn 15 U.S. semester credits (4 Pomona credits).
For academic year 2023-2024 and future academic years: Students enroll in the following courses to earn 15 U.S. semester credits (3.75 Pomona credits):
  • Scene Study: Shakespeare (2 credits, 0.5 Pomona credit)
  • Scene Study: High Comedy (2 credits, 0.5 Pomona credit)
  • Scene Study: Modern Physical Theater (2 credits, 0.5 Pomona credit)
  • Performance Techniques: Voice (1 credit, 0.25 Pomona credit)
  • Movement (1 credit, 0.25 Pomona credit)
  • Stage Fighting (1 credit, 0.25 Pomona credit)
  • Acting in Performance (3 credits, 0.75 Pomona credit)
  • Dramatic Criticism (1 credit, 0.25 Pomona credit)
  • Theatre History (2 credits, 0.5 Pomona credit)
There is no CR/NC option on this program.  

Living Arrangements
Students live in twin ensuite studio rooms in a private residence hall centrally located in Kentish Town. Students have their own cooking facilities as well as access to an onsite café, cinema, gym, common spaces, and laundry facility.

Number of Students
Sarah Lawrence College enrolls a maximum of 45 students each semester (3 groups of 15).

Host Institutions
Sarah Lawrence College
The British American Drama Academy (BADA)

Faculty Liaison
Carolyn Ratteray

  • The program is selective and requires a video audition.  
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline (Pacific Time) Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2024 09/17/2023 10/13/2023 TBA TBA