Special Topics in Mainstage Production

Special Topics in Mainstage Production. Students participate in the production of a theatrical text for public performance. Students analyze, research, rehearse, and produce a play under the direction of a member of the Theater Studies faculty or a guest professional. Students may focus on acting, directing, design, dramaturgy, management, or production; specific area of focus will be determined through audition and/or arrangement with the instructor. Consent of instructor required. May be repeated for credit. One course. 

Black Theater Workshop

Black Theater Workshop.  Explore race and culture in America through texts of Black playwrights. Scene study by racially diverse class to engender feedback process. Juxtaposition of playwright's race to societal standards of universal content; relevance of actor's race to playwright's intent; historical context of Black Arts "militant" plays of the 1960s-70s. Workshop culminates in public performance. One course.

Theater in London: Performance (DS4)

Theater in London: Performance (DS4).  The stages of realization of a play or musical from the script to the production, focusing on productions in London. Aspects of theatrical performance through scene work, discussions, and workshops with British theater practitioners, observation of theater at work, and supervised projects. (London summer program.)  One course. 

Theater in London: Text

Theater in London: Text.Drama in performance from the Greeks to the present based on performances offered by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal National Theatre, and other theaters in London. Twenty plays will be seen and studied. Satisfies Area I, II, or III requirement for English majors, as determined by instructor. (London summer program.) One course.