Advanced study of the ubiquitous solo performer that considers the classical Greek rhapsodies, to Chautauqua, to contemporary solo artists, many of whom create new works.
Advanced study of theatre and performance strategies used for social change and community engagement which includes Theatre for Development, and Augusto Boal's theory and practice.
Advanced study on the history of creating new performance works through the collaborative, collective artistic process of devising.
An exploration of period styles from ancient to contemporary; emphasis on architecture, clothing, furniture, jewelry, textiles, and decorative objects. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 649 and 650.
Exploration of the conceptual, aesthetic, critical, social, ethical, and practical issues in the practice of documentary and reality production of cinema and video works. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 777.
Survey of history, theory, and practical exercises in production dramaturgy, the art of interrogating plays in production.
This course prepares students for the London Theatre Program study abroad experience at Ohio State. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 ch hrs.
Introduction to Mime: This course will focus on Etienne Decroux and Marcel Marceau's techniques and styles. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 2 completions.
This course explores culture in Cuba, past and present, with emphasis on the performing and visual arts. We consider the important historical, economic, and political contexts that inform Cuban arts today.
An introduction to the language, history, and culture of the Czech Republic designed to prepare students for an international experience. The course is a combination of instructor led lectures, discussions and presentations including a wide variety of Czech visual materials, and is a prerequisite for students participating in the Prague Theatre Study Tour Program. Prereq: 2100 (100), and acceptance to the Prague Theatre Study Tour, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.