An introduction to the craft of acting through scene study monologues and, finally, a longer scene drawn from a play, to develop a method of working on a script.
This is a workshop in the fundamentals of writing plays.
L'Avant-Scène will offer students the opportunity to put their language skills in motion by discovering French theater in general and by acting in French, in particular.
A continuation of THR 201: Guide students in ways to develop a role and to explore important texts and characters in an imaginative and honest manner.
This course is a series of studies around six of the greatest influences on the American Musical Theatre over the past 60 years: Michael Bennett, Bob Fosse, Kander and Ebb, Harold Prince, Jerome Robbins, and Stephen Sondheim.
2016 marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. In conjunction with an exhibition at the University Art Museum, this course will largely focus on Shakespeare's "afterlives" since WWII.
This course is designed to enter into the worlds that Chekhov's drama opens to readers, directors, actors, and spectators.
This course offers an in depth exploration of the role of creative producing in professional theater and its relationship to the produced work.
This course is a survey of classical and modern drama from Africa, China, India, Japan, and Latin America.
This course is designed to endow students with the conceptual and practical skills that will enable them to design for productions in the theater program.
Special directing assignments will be made for each student, whose work will be analyzed by the instructor and other members of the workshop.