Exploration of theatre as collaborative art. Investigation of the dynamics and creativity of theatre production through plays, theatrical space, and cultural context, with particular attention to the roles and interaction of the audience, playwrights, directors, actors, designers, producers, and critics.
THTR-T210 Appreciation of Theater (3 cr)
Introduction to the art and history of theatre through a study of major dramatic genres, theatrical elements and techniques, and current productions.
THTR-T370 Hist. of Theatre & Drama I (3 cr)
World-wide development of theatre and drama from beginnings to present. Study of theatre arts and culture institutions; focus on historical context for plays and performances; emphasis on research methods in theatre history. Beginnings to circa 1700.
Offered even-numbered fall semesters.
THTR-T371 Hist. of Western Theatre and Drama II (3 cr)
Development of theatre and drama in Western world from beginnings to present. Study of theatre arts and culture institutions; focus on historical context for plays and performances, emphasis on research methods in theatre history. Circa 1700 to present.
Offered odd-numbered spring semesters.
THTR-T483 Topics in Theatre and Drama (3 cr)
Studies in special topics not ordinarily covered in other departmental courses. May be repeated once for credit, with different topic.