Sample reading list:
Karen Brazell, ed., Traditional Japanese Theater: An Anthology of Plays
Richard Schechner, Between Theater and Anthropology
Kapila Vatsyayan, Indian Classical Dance
Barbara Adachi, Backstage at Bunraku: A behind the Scenes Look at Japan’s…
PERFORMANCE PAPER: During the semester, each student will be required to write a critical reflection on one session’s readings/films/performance. RESEARCH PAPER: Students are required to develop one independent research project about any dance form of their choice. The paper should engage with the core methodologies and issues discussed throughout the course.