Caroline Stommes

MSU Moorhead Theatre Arts major Caroline Stommes has been selected to participate in the highly selective summer program with the British American Drama Academy (BADA).  BADA was founded in 1983 to enable students from across the world to study classical theatre with leading actors and directors of the British and American theatre, and its programs are based on its unique and very close relationship with leading practitioners of the theatre. The Dean of the Program is Ian Wooldridge, former Artistic Director of the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, Edinburgh. BADA teachers have included many of Britain’s most distinguished actors and directors. Sir Derek Jacobi is the Academy’s Patron, and those who have participated in BADA’s programs include: Simon Callow, Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and star of many films; Brian Cox, leading actor of the Royal National Theatre; Jeremy Irons, leading stage actor and star of the movies Damage and Reversal of Fortune; Fiona Shaw, leading actress of the Royal National Theatre; Miriam Margoyles, one of Britain’s leading character actors; Katie Mitchell, Associate Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company; and Henry Goodman, leading actor for the Royal National Theatre.