Send Savina to Study Shakespeare

I'm Savina Barini, and I'm a junior studying to earn my BFA in musical theatre with a minor in playwriting at Howard University. 

(myself outside Founders' Library)

This fall, I've been given the opportunity to study acting with the British American Dramatic Academy through their semester long London Theatre Program.

The Program
This program not only includes in depth study of reading and performing Shakespeare, but also study in modern physical theatre, high comedy, and drama criticism, in addition to weekly theatre visits and acting masterclasses. Studying at BADA will allow me to take a number of classes not offered to me at Howard and would give me a unique opportunity to develop my acting in a focused conservatory setting. 

(as Starveling in A Midsummer Night's Dream)

The Expenses
Thankfully, my Capstone tuition scholarship from Howard and my Dpartment Special Talent award from the Department of Theatre Arts will be sent to BADA to cover my tuition costs. However, I would like to eat and live indoors during my semester abroad, and my scholarship also doesn't cover my books or airfare to and from London.

Housing is $5500 USD for the semester and international student insurance is $250, both due in August. BADA coordinators also advise budgeting around $2500 for meals, $1000 for books and supplies, and between $700 and $900 for airfare.

(as Avery in Rapture Blister Burn)

How You Can Help
  Any donation, from $1 to $1000, is a great step in helping me reach my goal, and every donor will receive a hand drawn thank you and updates on my progress at BADA.

-Hire me! 
I can mow your lawn, babysit your little ones, teach you to dance, bake you cookies, or run your errands, and every job helps me get a little closer to my goal.

-Help spread the word!  Share this campaign on your social media pages and with anyone you think might be able to help.

Thank you for any help you can give!

My very best,

  • Darby Fox 
    • $1,150 (Offline)
    • 37 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 39 mos
  • St Edwards Conference, St Vincent de Paul 
    • $250 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 41 mos
  • Tyasia Niangane 
    • $20 
    • 41 mos
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Savina Magdalena Barini 
Washington D.C., DC
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