Undergraduate

History of Performance II

February 15, 2019

In this course, we will delve into the history of theatre from 1780 to the present. Attention will be paid to global contexts, theatrical texts, as well as the history of the crafts of theatrical design, directing, and acting. Prereq: 2100, 2100H, or 2101H.

The Craft of Acting

April 19, 2017

An introductory acting class exploring the basic techniques of imagination, concentration, character development, and script analysis through work on monologues, scenes, and plays. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 280. GE VPA course.

Criticizing Television

April 19, 2017

Study of theatre history at an intermediate level with emphasis on writing skills. A critical analysis of a wide variety of television programs through viewing, discussing, reading, and writing. Prereq: English 1110 (110) or equiv, and Soph, Jr, or Sr standing. Not open to students with credit for 2367.xx (367.xx) or ArtEduc 2367.03 (367.03). GE writing and comm course: level 2 and diversity soc div in the US course. Cross-listed in ArtEduc.

Introduction to Theatre

April 19, 2017

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 2100H or 2101H. GE VPA and diversity soc div in the US course.

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