Fall 2017

Number Course Description Instructor
THEATRST 10401 LET'S DANCE! LIVE ART & PERF

This introductory course offers an examination of the major movements in the history of concert...

DeFrantz, Thomas
THEATRST 11501 THE THEATER TODAY

Introduction to major areas of research in Theater Studies with focus on specific theoretical...

Klein, Talya
THEATRST 145S01 ACTING

The fundamentals of acting realism explored through exercises, scene study, and text analysis....

Klein, Talya
THEATRST 145S02 ACTING

The fundamentals of acting realism explored through exercises, scene study, and text analysis....

Hemphill, Ellen
THEATRST 145S03 ACTING

The fundamentals of acting realism explored through exercises, scene study, and text analysis....

O'berski, Jaybird
THEATRST 21001 AMERICAN MUSICALS

Study of American musicals, focusing on the period from Show Boat to Sondheim with attention to...

Rogers, Bradley
THEATRST 21101 MUSICAL THEATER: PERFORMANCE

A workshop in honing the skills necessary to perform in a musical. Students required to present...

DeFrantz, Thomas
THEATRST 213A01 ARTS IN NY: THEMATIC APPROACH

Duke in New York. Various topics dealing with the arts in New York. Group attendance at, and...

Torgovnick, Marianna
THEATRST 24201 IMPROVISATION

Using a series of exploratory games and exercises, this class will create an ensemble proficient...

O'berski, Jaybird
THEATRST 263S01 LIGHTING DESIGN

Introduction to the process and practice of lighting design for the theater. Focus on text...

Catotti, Charles
THEATRST 273S01 SCREENWRITING

Advanced writing projects for feature film. Study of existing scripts and videos, application of...

Bell, Neal
THEATRST 27801 INTRO TO FILM STUDIES

Basic film theory and history of motion picture technology. Introduction to experimental,...

Hadjioannou, Markos
THEATRST 279S01 PERFORMING SEXUAL HEALTH

Service-Learning course exploring the history, theories, and strategies behind activist sexual...

Khalsa, Keval
THEATRST 280S01 DRAMATIC WRITING

Fundamentals of writing for stage. Instructor: Staff

Bell, Neal
THEATRST 283S01 WRITING ABOUT PERFORMANCE

Inquiry into the concept of "performance" broadly construed--not only as it refers to "staged"...

Rego, Marcia
THEATRST 290-601 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM

Topics vary. Instructor: Staff

Garfinkle, David
THEATRST 290S-101 SP TOP LIT/HST/THEO/CRIT

May be repeated for credit. Instructor: Staff

Beckwith, Sarah
THEATRST 290S-201 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ACTING

May be repeated for credit. Instructor consent required. Instructor: Staff

Storer, Jeff
THEATRST 290S-601 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM

Topics Vary. Instructor: Staff

Salvatella De Prada, Raquel
THEATRST 309S01 DANCING STATES OF MIND

Practice-based studio work, discussion, and readings in current political discourse, System...

Klien, Michael
THEATRST 311S01 LEGAL ISSUES - PERFORMING ARTS

An overview of copyright, contract, discrimination, employment, obscenity and other laws...

Ellison, Daniel
THEATRST 33601 SHAKESPEARE THROUGH 1600

Examination of twelve plays by Shakespeare written before 1600. Satisfies Area I requirement for...

Porter, Joseph
THEATRST 345S01 ADV ACTING: CONTEMPORARY

Scene study based on reading, analysis, and research. Examination and development of performance...

McAuliffe, Jody
THEATRST 346S01 VOICE/BODY GESTURE THEATER

Exercises designed for breath control, ear training and the spoken word, with emphasis on the...

Hemphill, Ellen
THEATRST 35001 MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION

Students participate in the production of a theatrical text for public performance. Students...

Odendahl-James, Jules
THEATRST 35002 MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION

Students participate in the production of a theatrical text for public performance. Students...

Staff, Departmental
THEATRST 370S01 MOVING IMAGE PRACTICE

Film and digital video production in conjunction with the history and theory of these...

Cunningham, Alex
THEATRST 390S-101 SPECIAL TOPICS IN DIRECTING

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

McAuliffe, Jody
THEATRST 620S01 FILM-PHILOSOPHERS-FILM-MAKERS

Examines intersections between film, critical theory, and continental philosophy, from...

Hadjioannou, Markos
THEATRST 89S03 FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP)

Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff

Davidson, Harry
THEATRST 9801 BASIC ACTING

Introduction to fundamentals of acting as a process, a craft, a discipline - with basic...

Marks, Kristen