Advanced study on the history and contemporary practice of the art form of musical theatre including an emphasis on the American Rock Musical.
BA Theatre Major Requirement
Advanced study of a focused theatre history topic such as African American, Latino/a, Asian American, Native American, women playwrights, and gay and lesbian theatre.
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.
Survey of representative theatre and performance from Western and non-Western traditions from classical Greece to present day. Prereq: 2100 (100) or 2101H (101H). Not open to students with credit for 531.
A study of the art and profession of theatre, with an emphasis on evaluating and appreciating live performance, theatre's cultural importance, and its relationship to issues of social diversity. Students study performance conventions, texts, & spaces from ancient times to present day. While not an acting class, students get firsthand experience in the collaborative process of theatre creation. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 2101H (101H) or 100. This course is available for EM credit. GE VPA and diversity soc div in the US course. VSP Admis Cond course.