Introducing UCNYC


TDHT 190 - The New York Theatre & Dance Scene


UC San Diego  •  Summer Session 1  (June 27 to July 30)



Performance in New York is peerless. This class immerses students in the New York experience, both as a current cultural capital and as a major influence throughout the history of American theater and dance. Study NY performance history and literature, and tour original sites of performance and inspiration. Attend great performances accompanied by lively discussions with UC Professor Nadine George and guest speakers. Get backstage tours, meet important players across the theater and dance worlds, and learn how productions go from vision to reality.


The program includes tickets to performances and accommodations in the heart of the city. Possible performances and tours include Shakespeare in the Park, SummerStage, Urban Bush Women, Fun Home, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, On Your Feet, MOMA, NY Public Library for the Performing Arts, Elevator Repair Service, NY Philharmonic, and more. Final list tbd.


Any student interested in the arts should get to know New York first-hand, so come spend the summer in the city!




June 27 – July 2

Research assignment (no class time)

July 3 (New York)

Check into housing

July 5 – 23 (New York)

Lectures, performances, tours, and more!

July 24 – 30
Final reports (no class time)

Report emailed to professor on July 30


Contact Nadine for more details or to sign up.