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theater

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World Theater I   (THA-405)   3.00 s.h.  
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Exploration of how diverse cultures throughout history have created theater; how representative playwrights have mirrored the concerns of their times through their plays; and how theater artists interpret these plays. 
Technical Theater Production II   (THA-297)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued study of technical theater including the interpretation of design and technical drawings, scenic construction, rigging, and theater organization. 
World Theater II   (THA-406)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued exploration of how diverse cultures throughout history have created theater; how representative playwrights have mirrored the concerns of their times through their plays; and how theater artists interpret these plays. 
Dance for Musical Theater   (DAN-362)   3.00 s.h.  
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Dance utilized in musical theater. Ensemble and individual approaches to the style. Choreography of musical theater. 
Latino Theater   (THA-332)   3.00 s.h.  
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Latino plays and performance forms on their cultural and artistic contexts; myths, ritual, and the theater; performance training, visual presentation of the text; political theater; intercultural performance. 
History of the Development of Black Theater in America   (THA-305)   3.00 s.h.  
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Analysis of the historical development of black theater beginning in the 1820's and tracing its progress to the present. Particular emphasis on the establishment of the relationship between black American theater and African culture. 
Asian Theater   (THA-326)   3.00 s.h.  
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Asian plays and performance forms in their cultural and artistic contexts; myth, ritual, and the theater; performance training, visual presentation of the text; political theater; intercultural performance- the fusion of Asian and Western traditions. 
History of the Theater II   (THA-401)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Survey of theater history from romantic period to the present, via close examination of stylistic evolution and influential socio-cultural factors. Particular emphasis upon the styles of romanticism, naturalism, realism, symbolism, expressionism, surrealism, futurism, epic theater and theater of the abs.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Comprehension of the socio/political factors that influenced theatre of the English Restoration including theatrical practices of the time
  • Comprehension of the socio/political factors that influenced theatre of the Enlightenment, including theatrical practices of the time
  • Comprehension of the socio/political factors that influenced theatre of modern times, including theatrical practices of the time, with special emphasis on Ibsen, Stanislavski, and the rise of Realism.

 
History of the Theater I   (THA-400)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Survey of theater history from the beginnings through the baroque period, via close examination of stylistic evolution and influential socio-cultural factors. Particular emphasis upon the styles of classicism, medieval theatre, neo and popular classical commedia del-arte and baroque theater.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the socio/political context of the theatre from the Greeks through the Renaissance
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major playwrights of this period
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theatrical practices during this period

 
Theater and Contemporary Issues   (THA-324)   3.00 s.h.  
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Exploration of theater and drama as they relate to issues of contemporary culture. 
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