Courses

0-99 Advanced Placement Credit; House Courses; First-Year Seminars; First-Year Writing; Registrar/Department special purpose
100-199 Introductory-level undergraduate courses; basic skills/activity courses; foundation courses; Focus program courses
200-399 Undergraduate courses above introductory level
400-499 Advanced undergraduate, senior seminars, capstone courses, honors thesis courses
500-699 Graduate courses open to advanced undergraduates
700-999 Graduate only courses (not open to undergraduates)

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Number Title Codes
THEATRST 89S First-Year Seminar
THEATRST 104 Let's Dance! Live Art and Performance CCI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 115 The Theater Today ALP
THEATRST 125S American Musicals ALP
THEATRST 145S Acting CCI, ALP
THEATRST 187S Reading Theater CCI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 190A Duke Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Theater Studies
THEATRST 190FS Focus Program Special Topics
THEATRST 190S-2 Special Topics in Theater Studies
THEATRST 198FS Performing Science: Experimentation, Collaboration, and Artistry R, STS, ALP
THEATRST 202S Introduction to Performance Studies CCI, W, ALP
THEATRST 204S Performance and Social Change EI, ALP
THEATRST 209 Dramatic Forms of Musical Theatre ALP
THEATRST 211 Musical Theater Workshop: Performance ALP
THEATRST 213A The Arts in New York: A Thematic Approach R, W, ALP
THEATRST 214 Internship in New York
THEATRST 214A Internship in New York
THEATRST 214A-1 Internship in New York
THEATRST 215A The Business of City Life
THEATRST 216S Writing the Musical Book W, ALP
THEATRST 217SA The Economics of Art (The Chicago Scene) CCI, ALP
THEATRST 218SA New York Scenes R, ALP
THEATRST 222 Shakespeare EI, W, ALP
THEATRST 223S Modern German Theater and Drama CCI, FL, ALP
THEATRST 227 Drama of Greece and Rome CCI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 227 Drama of Ancient Rome
THEATRST 232S Asian American Theatre CCI, ALP
THEATRST 232S Asian American Theater
THEATRST 233 Dance and Dance Theater of Asia CCI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 235 Performance Art History and Theory CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 236 Gender in Dance and Theatre CCI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 237S Shakespeare's Nature EI, ALP
THEATRST 239A Theater in London: Text ALP
THEATRST 239AS Theater in London: Text CCI, ALP
THEATRST 240A Theater in London: Performance ALP
THEATRST 240AS Theater in London: Performance (DS4) CCI, ALP
THEATRST 241 Cabaret Workshop CCI, ALP
THEATRST 242S The Art of Improvising ALP
THEATRST 243 Black Theater Workshop CCI, ALP
THEATRST 245 The Body in Art in Early Modern Europe: Power and Limits of Corporeal Representations CCI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 246S Shakespeare Studio ALP
THEATRST 247 Alexander Technique for Musicians, Dancers, and Actors ALP
THEATRST 248S The Art of Public Speaking: The Natural Voice ALP
THEATRST 249S Understanding Mediation CCI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 252FS Performance and Citizenship in Asian America CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 255S Directing ALP
THEATRST 261S Costume Design R, ALP
THEATRST 262S Scene Design R, ALP
THEATRST 263S Lighting Design R, ALP
THEATRST 264S Puppetry ALP
THEATRST 273S Screenwriting W, ALP
THEATRST 275S Acting For the Camera ALP
THEATRST 277 The Dramatic Monster: Horror on Stage and Screen ALP
THEATRST 279S Performing Sexual Health: The Duke Sex Ed Squad CCI, ALP
THEATRST 280S Dramatic Writing W, ALP
THEATRST 282S Writing Movies and Plays: Adaptation W, ALP
THEATRST 282SA Transforming Fiction for Stage and Screen W, ALP
THEATRST 283S Writing about Performance CCI, R, W, ALP
THEATRST 285S Ready for Prime Time: Writing the Dramatic TV Episode W, ALP
THEATRST 290-1 Special Topics in Dramatic Literature
THEATRST 290-2 Special Topics in Acting
THEATRST 290-3 Special Topics in Acting
THEATRST 290-4 Special Topics in Theater Studies Workshop
THEATRST 290-5 Special Topics in Mainstage Production
THEATRST 290S-1 Special Topics in Dramatic Literature, History, Theory, or Criticism
THEATRST 290S-2 Special Topics in Acting
THEATRST 290S-4 Special Topics in Theater Studies
THEATRST 290S-5 Special Topics in Arts Management
THEATRST 290S-6 Special Topics in Film
THEATRST 291 Independent Study ALP
THEATRST 304 Thinking through the Body: Becoming an Ordinary Genius ALP
THEATRST 309S Dancing States of Mind: The Self, Social and Political Practice of Dance R, ALP
THEATRST 310S Non-Profit Cultural Institutions EI, SS
THEATRST 311S Legal Issues for the Performing Arts EI, SS
THEATRST 316SA stARTup Project R, ALP
THEATRST 317 Professional Internship
THEATRST 318 Professional Internship
THEATRST 320S Movement in Question: Introduction to Critical Dance Studies CCI, R, W, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 322S Chekhov CCI, W, ALP
THEATRST 323 The Actress: Celebrity and the Woman CCI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 325S Projekt Theater: German Theater and Performance FL, ALP
THEATRST 334S Modern Drama 1880-1940 CCI, W, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 335S Modern Drama: 1940-2000 CCI, W, ALP
THEATRST 336 Shakespeare through 1600 EI, R, ALP
THEATRST 337 Shakespeare After 1600 EI, R, ALP
THEATRST 338S Globalization and Theater CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 340S Solo Performance W, ALP
THEATRST 341S The Black Parades: African Diaspora Parade Culture and Radical Resistance
THEATRST 345S Advanced Acting: Contemporary Texts ALP
THEATRST 346S Voice and Body Gesture Theater ALP
THEATRST 350 Mainstage Production CCI, R, ALP
THEATRST 350-1 Mainstage Acting (Top)
THEATRST 351S Directing Chekhov CCI, EI, ALP
THEATRST 364 Performance and Technology: Composition Workshop STS, ALP
THEATRST 371 Artists in Healthcare: Collaborations and Complexities CCI, EI, R, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 380S Playmaking: Collaboration from Page to Stage W, ALP
THEATRST 390A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Advanced Special Topics in Theater Studies
THEATRST 390S-1 Special Topics in Directing
THEATRST 390S-2 Special Topics in Dramatic Writing
THEATRST 390S-3 Special Topics in Design
THEATRST 390S-4 Special Topics in Performance Studies
THEATRST 402S History of Acting
THEATRST 421S Laughing Through It All: French Comedy and Its Social/Political Contexts, Middle Ages to the 21st C CCI, FL, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 493-1 Research Independent Study R
THEATRST 495 Senior Distinction Project
THEATRST 520A Theater in London: Text
THEATRST 521S Moliere: The Phenomenon of Laughter CCI, FL, ALP
THEATRST 530S Translation Studies and Workshop CCI, W, ALP, CZ
THEATRST 533S Performance Studies ALP
THEATRST 535S AfroFuturism ALP
THEATRST 540A Theater in London: Performance
THEATRST 558S Business Strategies for the Arts and Artists R
THEATRST 590 Advanced Special Topics in Dramatic Literature (Lecture)
THEATRST 590S-1 Advanced Special Topics in Dramatic Literature (Seminar)
THEATRST 691 Independent Study