Information Session Snapshot: London and Havana

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

Left: Mary Jane Walsh and Geoff Bullen at RADA's information session; Right: Sarah Schecker, Adrian Fernandez, and Justin Lanier at Havana's information session

Tisch Special Programs recently hosted two information sessions for prospective students interested in the study abroad programs Shakespeare in Performance at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and Photography: On Location in Havana

Tisch London program director Mary Jane Walsh and associate director at RADA Geoff Bullen spoke about the actor training students receive during the program and answered questions about living in London. Spring 2016 alumni Emma Romasco, Analisa Gutierrez, and Lachlan Brooks shared their experience in the program, including the stage combat training and certification they received, collaboration with Tisch Screenwriting and Playwriting students, and their presentation of The Tempest

Alumna Sarah Schecker (left) and prospective students listen to visiting scholar Adrián Fernández (right) talk about Photography: On Location in Havana

Havana's information session was an intimate discussion with artist and Havana photography instructor Adrián Fernández. Adrián, a visiting scholar this fall with the Tisch Department of Photography and Imaging was joined by Havana photography alumni Sarah Schecher and Justin Lanier. Along with a brief interview with Adrián, Sarah and Justin presented some of the photography work they created during their semester in Havana. 

L-R: Analisa Gutierrez, MaryJane Walsh, Geoff Bullen, Lachlan Brooks, and Emma Romasco

Shakespeare in Performance at RADA is a full-time program offered each fall and spring semester to NYU and visiting undergraduate students. Photography: On Location in Havana is offered as a full-time program in the spring. It is also offered as a four-week workshop during the summer. The Havana spring 2017 application deadline is Friday, October 14, 2016. Spring 2017 applications for the RADA program are no longer being accepted but the fall 2017 application will go live Monday, November 14, 2016.

More information on Tisch study abroad programs and admissions details are available on the Tisch Special Programs website