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    May 26, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

THTR 3140 - Theatre and Culture: Ancient to Renaissance



Goals: To become familiar with the broad and diverse history and literature of the theatre; the practical theories of acting, design, and directing; the latest research in dramatic criticism, performance theory and cultural studies; and the ways in which the study of theatre encourages cross-disciplinary thinking. To develop strong critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and writing skills.

Content: Representative texts from ancient Egypt, India, Greece and Rome; medieval Europe; feudal Japan; and the European Renaissance will be studied.

Taught: Annually, fall term.

Prerequisites: THTR 1120 and THTR 3120 recommended. Theatre majors and minors should take THTR 3140 and THTR 3160 in sequence.

Credits: 4