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Faculty-led: Theatre & Social Change in the Czech Republic
Prague, Czech Republic (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Theatre & Social Change in the Czech Republic
Prague, Czech Republic


Professor Name:    Eric S. Kildow & Tammy Honesty
Total Estimated Cost: $2100 + 3 credits tuition & Airfare
Eligibility:   Completed ENG 21011
Course: THEA 41095 (Special Topics in Theatre)
Number of Credit Hours: 3
Program dates:   May 25 - June 18, 2019
Application deadline:  Feb 15, 2019


Course Name and CRN: Special Topics in Theatre: Theatre & Social Change in the Czech Republic (No CRN Available Yet)
Location(s):   Prague, Czech Republic
KSU Sponsoring College:   Trumbull Campus/ College of the Arts
Course Description:  Participants will examine the interplay between the theatre and the society in which it exists through the lens and example of Prague theatre's role in the Velvet Revolution and centrality to Czech society today in a combination of lecture/discussion, cultural exploration, and introduction to significant works which generally lay outside the Anglo-American canon.


When:  May 25- June 18, 2019
Program highlights/ Itinerary:  Students will attend shows at the National Theatre, National Marionette Theatre, Theatre on the Balustrade, Prague Fringe Festival, Prague Quadrennial, and the famous Laterna Magika.  All show tickets are included, and there are possible excursions to Medieval Cesky Krumlov and the Terezin Concentration Camp.


Requirements: Enrollment in THEA 41095-700 during Summer 2019.
Pre-requisites: ENG 21011
Maximum capacity: 20


Students will be housed in dormitories of the Prague Technical University.  Students will be responsible for most meals



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Program Fee Breakdown:
$906 (Regional Campus, In State)
Program fees: $2100
Flight: $850-$1200
Estimated personal expenses: $500
Total Estimated Cost: $4750 Tuition: $906/ $ 2013 (Regional Campus, In and Out of State Respectively
Estimated personal costs: Airfare $850-$1200 (depending on departure airport)
Total Estimated Cost: $3856 - $5813 (variable by tuition level and airfare)


Application deadline:   February 15, 2019
Payment deadline:  $700 due by Feb 15, 2019; $700 due by Mar 15; $ 700 due by Apr 15
Withdrawal deadline: Mar 15, 2019


Faculty name:  Eric S. Kildow
Phone:   (330) 675-8829
Office location on campus:   128E, Trumbull Campus
Brief Bio:
Eric S. Kildow is a director, dramaturg, and Alexander Technique practitioner.  He earned his MFA in Performing Arts at the Savannah College of Art and Design, MA in Theatre from Texas A&M University- Commerce, and BA’s in Theatre and Political Theory from Michigan State University.
Eric has worked with theatres all over the United States, including Michigan, Texas, Georgia, North Carolina, and Ohio.  His work has also been seen internationally in Germany and the Czech Republic.  He is a member of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, and an Artistic Associate of the London UK-based Loitering With Intent Theatre Company as well as the Raleigh NC Burning Coal Theatre Company.
Faculty name:  
Tammy Honesty
Phone:   (330) 672-2082
Office location on campus:   School of Theatre & Dance
Brief Bio:
Tammy Honesty joined the School of Theatre and Dance in 2016 after being Head of Design at Western Illinois University for two years.   Prior to joining Kent State University, she was an Assistant Professor at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; a Visiting Assistant Professor of Scene Design at University of Cincinnati CCM, Denison University, and Wilmington College; Full-Time Faculty Associate at Wright State University; a guest artist and instructor Miami University, Xavier University, and Sinclair Community College.  Teaching courses ranging from Theatre Appreciation, Stage Management, Scenic Design, Stagecraft to graduate level design courses in Scenic Design, Props, and Collaboration.


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