Together with Department Chair Holly Poe Durbin of UCI we have created an exciting tour which combines an exploration of the Theater Arts of India, (ancient to modern, from theaters and schools to TV, Movies and Bollywood) with a cultural tour of this ancient and mysterious land. You will go backstage, behind the scenes, watch classes in session, meet top screen writers, directors, teachers and performers. You will experience exciting plays, musicals and the magic of movies as well as exploring the many techniques and devices that transform illusions into magical events. We will also enjoy the food, culture, and historic sites including the temples, palaces, forts and beautiful natural sites. Come join us on this exciting and inspirational tour which we have entitled, "From Hollywood to Bollywood."