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Theatre 100

Introduction to the Theatre


Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: Social Diversity, Arts and Humanities

Text Books:

Title Author(s) Publisher ISBN
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Example Syllabus: Theatre 2100 HE Syllabus AU 12.pdf

Course Objectives: This course introduces students to dramatic forms and theatre performance. We analyze dramatic literature, contemporary theatrical practices, and the roles of various production participants. Our primary objective is to foster in students an enhanced appreciation of the role of theatre and the allied arts in a vibrant society, a richer understanding of the creative process, and an improved capacity to function as a discriminating cultural citizen.

Course Content: -Mastrosimone, William. Bang Bang You're Dead! at http://www.fileden.com/files/2007/7/25/1293867/Bang%20Bang%20You%27re%20Dead.zip and on reserve at the Bromfield Library -O'Neill, Eugene. The Hairy Ape at www.theatrehistory.com/plays/hairyape001.html, and on reserve at the Bromfield Library -Williams, Tennessee. The Glass Menagerie. -Wilson, Edwin and Alvin Goldfarb, eds. Anthology of Living Theater, 3rd ed. (See me if you have the first or second edition). McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-351413-0

Method of Presentation: Reading, Discussion, and Lecture augmented by ONLINE instruction modules, video presentations, e-mail discussions, and live performances.

Method of Evaluation: Quizzes Midterm Examinations Final Examination Attendance and Participation (In Class or Online Discussion) Student Project


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