British American Drama Academy (BADA): London Theatre Program | Undergraduate Global Engagement

The next application deadline is Oct 1, 2024
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The London Theatre Program (LTP) is sponsored by Sarah Lawrence College and the British American Drama Academy. The program is intended for majors in drama and theatre arts. You take courses in acting, theatre history and criticism. You will take part in master classes and workshops. You will live in apartments with other students from the program.


The program is offered either as a single semester program or full year program. You will take acting classes, master classes and workshops with leading artists from the British stage. You will also take courses in theatre history and criticism. Coursework is complemented by individual tutorials where students will work one-on-one with instructors. Individual course descriptions and point values are available on the program website.


You will live in an apartment with other program participants. Apartments include conveniences such as private kitchen, necessary appliances and wireless internet.

You will participate in many cultural activities and excursions. This includes attending performances, master classes and lectures from guest artists.


Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.

Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites.


To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:

• To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.

• To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. This program is selective and includes an audition process. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.