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THE 2201 History of Theatre I

Theatre in its purest form is storytelling. Discover how it has evolved throughout the ages from tribal rituals to producing the high-tech blockbusters of today. Explore a wealth of world cultures that influence theatrical traditions. Who are the authors, actors, directors, and designers creating these stories? Read the scripts and explore the spaces that share these stories. This course will explore theatre from tribal origins through the 1700s.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Theatre
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  

Outcomes

  • Differentiate major periods of theatre traditions, the practitioners and spaces throughout the ages from a wealth of world cultures
  • Identify the influence of cultures on theatre traditions
  • Analyze and interpret rituals and scripts throughout the ages from many world cultures

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3