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Course Requirements

First Year

Second Year

Third Year  

Additional Course Requirement

THE 234

DRAMATURGY I: INTRODUCTION TO DRAMATURGY

THE 234 is the first course in the three-term Dramaturgy I sequence. Through reading about the history of dramaturgy, the course develops the intellectual framework necessary to think about the art and science of the discipline and focuses on the study of dramaturgical issues of the past two decades. Students work on theoretical projects. Some attendance at theatre productions may be required. Prerequisite: THE 210 or THE 212 or comparable courses as approved by the instructor. Enrollment Info: This course is open to graduate and undergraduate students at The Theatre School. The course may be taken by non-theatre majors with approval by the instructor.
Prerequisites:
Status as an Undergraduate or Graduate Theatre student is a prerequisite for this class.

THE 235

DRAMATURGY I: INTRODUCTION TO PRODUCTION DRAMATURGY

The second class in the three-term Dramaturgy I sequence, this course continues the work of THE 234 and emphasizes writing in a workshop context as well as the process of collaboration and hands-on collaboration itself. Much of the student work focuses on in-house theoretical theatre productions. Students who are dramaturgy-criticism majors prepare to work on their first dramaturgy project, the MFAI short plays. Prerequisite: THE 234, THE 210, THE 212, or comparable courses as approved by the instructor. Enrollment Info: This course is open to graduate and undergraduate students at The Theatre School. The course may be taken by non-theatre majors who have completed THE 234 or who have instructor permission.
Prerequisites:
Status as an Undergraduate or Graduate Theatre student is a prerequisite for this class.

THE 382

SURVEY OF THE ARTS FOR THEATRE

Second course in a three-course sequence. The styles and aesthetics of art, architecture, fashion and the decorative arts from ancient Egypt through the first half of the 20th century are examined. Emphasis is placed on periods and countries that are most important to American theatre. Can be taken by non-Theatre School students with permission of instructor.
Prerequisites:
Status as an Undergraduate or Graduate Theatre student is a prerequisite for this class.

THE 383

SURVEY OF THE ARTS FOR THEATRE

Third course in a three-course sequence. The styles and aesthetics of art, architecture, fashion and the decorative arts from ancient Egypt through the first half of the 20th century are examined. Emphasis is placed on periods and countries that are most important to American theatre. Can be taken by non-Theatre School students with permission of instructor.
Prerequisites:
Status as an Undergraduate or Graduate Theatre student is a prerequisite for this class.