Offers a survey of theatrical production, including acting, directing, theatre architecture, artistic movements, and significant ideas that affect the development of theatre from the Greeks through the present. Emphasizes individual research and projects.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
- Style and Culture
Identify the cultural differences that create unique theatrical styles.
- History and Production
Analyze the association between the history of an era and its theatrical productions.
- Western Theatre Influences
Identify the major ideological influences for Western Theater.
- Stage Spaces
Identify the importance of physical space upon historical plays.
- Technical Theatre and Historical Productions
Describe the basic concepts of lighting, acting, directing, and costuming for historical productions.
- Writing about Historical Theatre
Write an analytical paper about historical theatrical subjects. Write a critical review of historical theatrical productions.
Assessment and Requirements
- A midterm exam
- A final exam
- A play review
- A research paper
- Humanities and Fine Arts
- Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts