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.
Advanced study of a focused international theatre history topic such as African, Spanish and Portuguese, Asian theatre, theatre masks, puppets, Irish diaspora.
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 history, theory, and practical exercises in production dramaturgy, the art of interrogating plays in production.
Exploration of censorship in live performance in both Western and non-Western communities and the ways such practice links to governmental public policy or to pressure groups. Prereq: Jr or Sr standing. Not open to students with credit for 597. GE cross-disciplinary seminar course.
This course prepares students for the London Theatre Program study abroad experience at Ohio State. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 ch hrs.
Advanced study of popular entertainment in the mid to late 19th century, the rise of realism, performance, theory and criticism.
Advanced study and directed research in Greek, Roman, Medieval performance texts, criticism and history.
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.