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.
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.
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 early modern to Enlightenment theatre, 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.
Research for dissertation purposes only. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 9 completions. This course is graded S/U.