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Special Topics in Theater History
THEA 203
Spring 2012
Section: 01  

This course will bring the performance practices of European Theater from the Greeks to the early 19th Century to life through Table Top reconstructions of period theatrical texts. Students will research the historical context, art, fashion, architecture, acting style, etc. of selected periods and apply that research to interpretations of historical plays through production of miniature performances.

Essential Capabilities: Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Interpretation
Students will be asked to research historical methods of performance in given periods of theater history. Their presentations should be thematically and historically appropriate to the period.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA THEA
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (THEA)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on APR-16-2014
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