New Works Creation

Viewpoints Training

April 19, 2017

Introduction to Viewpoints Training: A method of improvisation that builds ensembles, strengthens physical range, and develops acting, directorial and choreographic skills. Prereq: 2811 and 3831, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 2832.

New Works Lab

April 19, 2017

New writers experiment with a variety of contemporary techniques to write, act, direct and improv short plays, oral histories, video and solo works. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 2 completions.


April 19, 2017

Students will write 10-minute plays as exploratory exercises, analyze contemporary plays to deepen familiarity with the theatrical form, and, as a final project, write a one-act play which will receive a staged reading. Seminar and Workshop. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 660.


April 19, 2017

In various guises (translation, revision, revival, recycling, burlesque, travesty, parody, adaptation, theft) the stage has long been a site of mythological and textual reiteration. The course examines the ways in which a select group of texts have found their ways onto the English-speaking stage again and again. The course contextualizes adaptation as a theatrical practice elemental to cultures. Prereq: Permission of instructor.


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