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Greek Theatre

Summer B  2012


Program Full

Program Description:

As a supplement to its Theatre curriculum, the College of Arts and Humanities has designed a study abroad program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in Greek theatre at UCF.

This program will immerse students within the origins and influences of ancient Greek civilization, culture and theatre. 

Participants will travel to Greece during the Athens festival where students will have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of performances in Classic Greek Drama, Tragedy, Comedy, as well as traditional dance and music.  Students will also visit world class archaeology sites and museums offering exhibits in ancient Greek culture. 

Students will be expected to trace the evolution of music theatre from early Greek origins and explain how these seeds grew into more complex art forms by finding examples while in Greece. 

Students on this program should plan to arrive in Athens, Greece by noon on the starting day of the program in order to be in country to transfer to the hotel.  Please note, check flight schedules carefully before booking.  To arrive by noon on the starting day of this program, fights must depart the USA the day before the start of the program.  Students are encouraged not to purchase their flights until after the application deadline and the applicants have been informed that the program has met its minimum numbers.

Payment Breakdown based upon the minimum number of students:

Payment 1:  $100 (non-refundable)
Payment 2:  $1000
Payment 3:  $875
Payment 4:  $875

Learning Outcomes:
  • Research the origins of Greek theatre and trace its influence on western theatre
  • Compare and contrast their experiences as a Greek audience member to that of one 2,000 years ago
  • Understand how the ancient Greeks related their beliefs in the Gods to their lives, the arts and to sport
Program Prerequisites:
Minimum GPA: 2.50 cumulative
Language: English
Proficiency Level Required: English
Other Prerequisites: 

Insttructor Consent

Courses[click to expand]:
THE-3905 Greek Theatre THE 3905
Academic Institution: This program does not use a partner institution
Credit Hours: 1.00

Program Components and Costs:
Component: Program Fees

The following services are included as part of the program fee:

  • Airport transfers
  • Shared lodging, including breakfast
  • 2 dinners
  • Ground transportation between Athens, Nafplion, Delphi, Mykonos, Santorini, Mykonos and Delos
  • Admission to the National Archeological Museum, the Theatre Museum, &
  • Dora Stratou performance tickets
  • Admission to Mycenae
  • Admission to Olympia archeological site and Museum
  • Admission to the Delphi archeological site and Museum
  • Admission to Acropolis and Museum
  • Admission to Ossios Loukas
  • Admission to Akrotiri archaeological site, Ancient Fira, Prehistoric Museum and Oia village
  • Theatre tickets to Athens Festival
  • Theatre tickets to either Odeon Harod Atticus or Epidaurus
  • Medical insurance including repatriation
  • City tours of Athens & Santorini
  • Administrative Fee

The following services are not included as part of the program fee:

  • Round trip air between Orlando, Florida and Athens, Greece
  • Passport or visa fees
  • Incidentals
  • Meals except as listed above
  • Currency exchange fees
  • Personal travel not associated with the program
  • Tips and gratuities for tour guides and private charter buses
  • UCF tuition
  • Metro tickets


Price (in US Dollars): 2850.00
Requirement: Mandatory
1st payment due:  Pending application approval
2nd payment due: 2012-02-24
3rd payment due: 2012-03-15
4th payment due: 2012-04-16
Study abroad fees are posted to the UCF student account. Payment procedures, types and cashier locations can be found here, on the UCF Registrar's website.
Faculty Program Coordinator:
Name: Mr James Brown
Email: james.brown@ucf.edu
Office: PAC 0144
Program Dates:
Program Begins: 2012-07-15
Program Ends: 2012-07-27
Program Deadlines:
Last day to apply: 2012-02-15
Last day to withdraw/reconfirm: 2012-02-20
Academic Institution:
This program does not use a partner institution 
Additional information:
Program Map
Closest Domestic Consulate
Nearest US Embassy Abroad
US State Department Country Information
Currency Exchange Information
Visa Information:
Visa Required: No
Your visa requirements and cost may vary if you are not a US citizen. Please let OIS staff know if you are not using a US passport to ensure that we can address any differences in the immigration requirements.

Program Cost Disclaimer: The program cost does not cover UCF tuition, airfare (unless a program expressly and specifically includes this), independent travel, or personal expenses. Cost is approximate and may fluctuate due to changes in foreign currency or unforeseen circumstances. UCF reserves the right to alter or cancel the program at any time. In such cases, the university shall not be liable for airfare, transportation costs and/or any other costs incurred by the student. UCF, Office of International Studies will make reasonable efforts to notify students through reasonable means to inform the students to reserve their flights. Students should consult their travel agent about buying travel insurance to defray unanticipated costs in the event travel plans change. UCF will make reasonable efforts to notify students via Knights email when any significant changes are being made to the program. It is entirely within UCF's discretion as to what changes are considered significant.

University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Millican Hall room 107 Orlando, FL 32816
Telephone (407) 882-2300 | Fax (407) 882-0240 | studyabroad@ucf.edu