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Theatre

THEA 231


History of Theatre 1


Course Description

The development of dramatic art and practice from ancient times to the end of the 18th century stressing the evolution of the physical theatre and dramatic forms in relation to contemporaneous production facilities and innovations will be explored.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the development and practice of Greek theatre.
  • Explain the development and practice of Roman theatre.
  • Explain the development and practice of Medieval theatre.
  • Explain the development and practice of Italian Renaissance theatre.
  • Explain the development and practice of Elizabethan and Spanish theatre.
  • Explain the development and practice of French theatre.
  • Explain the development and practice of 18th Century theatre.
  • Examine the innovations in each theatrical period.
  • Explore the evolution of physical theater from ancient times to the end of the 18th century.
  • Compare the major dramatic forms from ancient times to the end of the 18th century.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

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