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.
Opening Skinner's Box by Improbable - Photo by Topher McGrillis
Advanced study of contemporary performance with particular focus on the Wexner Center for the Arts season, including New Works and New Media, theory and criticism.
Power, Resistance, and Performance
Students will explore, produce, and circulate theory about how the world works and how it might be possible to change it for the better.
Exploration of the images of Americans presented on popular stages through written analysis of theatrical and critical texts. Prereq: English 1110 (110) or equiv, and Soph, Jr, or Sr standing. Not open to students with credit for 2367 (367). GE writing and comm course: level 2 and diversity soc div in the US course.
Advanced study of a focused international theatre history topic such as African, Spanish and Portuguese, Asian theatre, theatre masks, puppets, Irish diaspora.
Advanced study on the history and contemporary practice of the art form of musical theatre including an emphasis on the American Rock Musical.
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.
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.
Fundamental principles for intensive study of the theatrical script as the basis for actor training, performance and production. Prereq: 2100 or 2101H. Not open to students with credit for 210.
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.