|Time||Days||Location||Instructor||GER||Credit||OPUS Class Number||Syllabus (Tentative)|
Schwartz Center 203
This course is intended to develop the student's ability to a) read plays in terms of their psychological narratives and visual values; b) analyze plays both critically and imaginatively; c) bring directorial ideas to life through interactive work with actors; and d) develop skills to use space in creative and innovative ways. General topics include: collaboration with designers, developmental work with playwrights/authors, and analytical work with actors. Literary sources for practical exercises might include scenes, short plays, short stories or poetry. The second half of the course concentrates on the students staging a short theatrical work.
Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- A text may be used. This information will be available soon.
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|Participation and Assignments||Rigorous attendance required. Students are graded primarily on the basis of class participation, independent research/rehearsal and successful completion of their final directorial project and notebooks.|
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