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LSU at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest
Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Budget Sheets Summer Semester
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
APA Program Type: Summer Programs APA Advisor: Jill Clemmons
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Housing Options: Apartment (shared) Credit Type: LSU courses & credit
Program Description:

LSU at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest 2018

Edin Fringe shop

LSU at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest is an instant immersion into world cultures and theatre.  Participants will gain direct contact with world-class performers and performances from all parts of the globe.  

This is the program for students who want to perform, not just observe!

2014 on stageYou will travel to Scotland to perform and see shows from around the world while learning some history and culture of this fascinating city.

Everyone will have a professional internship with the production, with specific assignments toward the successful completion of the run of the show, whether it be performing, stage management, lighting or costume design, marketing and publicity, or shooting a documentary of the experience.

Students will be viewing approximately 20 productions from all over the world and doing research on their favorite companies and performers.

Want to meet the students and faculty you'll be traveling with to Scotland this summer?  Join our Facebook group!

What are you doing this summer?

Dates & Costs

Start Date End Date Program Fee LSU Tuition & Fees 
(Undergraduate, 6 hours)
July 20 Aug 18 TBD instate: $2,784
out of state: $6,888
 

fishandchipsProgram Fee Includes

  • Housing
  • Most meals
  • Ground transportation in Edinburgh
  • Theatre performances
  • Fieldtrips and cultural events
  • Health insurance  

Program Fee Does NOT Include

Tuition and Fees: You must pay tuition and fees for all courses you take through LSU.  The tuition you pay is based on whether or not you are a resident of Louisiana.  If you are an out of state student, you will pay out of state tuition and fees for all courses taken through LSU.

mikeonaplaneAirfare: Each student arranges his/her own roundtrip airfare between the US and Paris, France.  You should not purchase airfare until you are told to do so by Nick Erickson, your Program Director.

Spending money: Although some meals are provided, you should plan for additional expenditures, including meals not covered by the program fee, snacks, souvenirs, and outings with friends.

Courses

Course Description
THTR 3800 Theatre & Film Internship
THTR 4029 Special Topics in Stage Movement

2014 aerial
All students on the program will be enrolled in both courses (six credit hours).  Please check the LSU Course Catalog for course prerequisites.  

Please note: because this program ends on August 18, which is after the deadline for summer grades at LSU, all students on this program will receive Incomplete ("I") grades for the courses.  Those I grades will then be changed to the final letter grades by the end of September.

Seniors: Students who plan to graduate in December 2018 or later will not be affected by the I grades; your grades will be changed in plenty of time for graduation.

It will not be possible to participate in this program and graduate during the summer 2018 semester. 

 
 

Itinerary

  Fee bills are available via myLSU
  Fee bills are due
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  9:00am - LSU rehearsal in the Movement Studio and Shaver Theatre
  LSU tech and performance (Shaver Theatre)
  LSU tech and performance
  LSU tech and performance
July 20 Depart the US
July 21 Arrive in Edinburgh
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August 17 Strike
August 18 Depart Edinburgh; fly home

Please note: Itinerary is tentative and subject to change

Faculty

Faculty Member Department Photo
Mr. Nick Erickson
Program Director
Theatre Nick Erickson

Eligibility & Withdrawal

2014 performance shot

In order to be eligible for the program, you must:

  • Have a willingness and interest in performing in an original performance piece involving acting, dancing or aerial, crewing or technically supporting the show, stage managing or producing the show, or marketing/promoting/documenting the show and summer trip abroad
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate students).
  • Be at least 18 years old by the first day of the program
  • Not be on disciplinary or scholastic probation
  • Have the prerequisites for the courses you take

NOTE: This program is open to students from all disciplines. Qualified applications from other institutions are also welcome.

Application Deadline
March 23, 2018

Although the application deadline is March 23, you are advised to register early in order to secure a spot in the program. The program will fill on a first come, first served basis from those who meet the eligibility requirements.

Deposit: A $500 deposit will be placed on your LSU billing statement at the time that you apply to the program. Students at other universities must send in a check or money order (made payable to "Louisiana State University") for the $500 deposit along with their applications.

The $500 deposit is nonrefundable after February 2, 2018.

Payment Deadlines: the $500 deposit is put on your billing statement and is due at the time that the charge appears.  The rest of the program fee (minus the $500 deposit) and the tuition/fees for the courses will appear on your summer fee bill.  Those fee bills are available via myLSU in early May and are due in mid-May (exact dates TBD by the Registrar).

If you withdraw from the program: After February 2, you will be responsible for making payments on your study abroad program, even if you do not go on the program. The amount that you will owe is based on the date on which you withdraw. The schedule of payments for withdrawals is:

Date Withdrawal Costs
February 2, 2018 $500 deposit is non-refundable; student is obligated to pay for any non-refundable reservations the program has already paid, or is already contractually obligated to pay, on the student's behalf


 
This program is currently not accepting applications.