Play copy CCThis fall marked the 21st year of the Saint Mary’s London theatre study abroad program, which is believed to be the only one of its kind in the U.S. Under the guidance of Saint Mary’s and British faculty, theatre majors take acting courses and attend performances at London’s West End, Off-West End and Fringe theatres.

What truly sets the Saint Mary’s program apart is the fact that students stage a full production in a London theatre each year—believed to be something no other U.S. college or university can boast. In October, our students presented Richard Nelson’s comedy “Some Americans Abroad” at The New Wimbledon Studio Theatre. Program leader Dr. Gary Diomandes, professor of theatre and dance, directed the play.

Read more about our students’ experiences in London on their blog, smumn-london.blogspot.com.