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TPST-130 Play Analysis
Spring for 2014-2015
Faculty:
  • Evans, Christine
  • This gateway course introduces students to reading and writing about plays in the context of theatrical production and performance. Engaging with plays from a variety of periods, cultures, genres and styles, we will develop students’ ability to read plays closely while analyzing the host of production choices - inspired by structure, theme, context and interpretive lens, for example. Plays studied range from classics to contemporary realism, farce to solo performance.
    Required for all TPST majors, this course also satisfies the College Humanities and Writing II requirement, with writing assignments designed to hone students’ emergent critical and creative voices. Cross listed with Comp Lit.

    Credits: 3
    Prerequisites: None

    Sections:

    TPST-130-01 Play Analysis
    Offered academic year 2018-2019
    No faculty information available
    This gateway course introduces students to reading and writing about plays in the context of theatrical production and performance. Engaging with plays from a variety of periods, cultures, genres and styles, we will develop students’ ability to read plays closely while analyzing the host of production choices - inspired by structure, theme, context and interpretive lens, for example. Plays studied range from classics to contemporary realism, farce to solo performance.
    Required for all TPST majors, this course also satisfies the College Humanities and Writing II requirement, with writing assignments designed to hone students’ emergent critical and creative voices. Cross listed with Comp Lit. Prerequisites: None

    Credits: 3
    Prerequisites: None
    TPST-130-02 Play Analysis
    Offered academic year 2018-2019
    Mahdi, Nadia
    This gateway course introduces students to reading and writing about plays in the context of theatrical production and performance. Engaging with plays from a variety of periods, cultures and styles, we will develop our ability to read plays closely while analyzing the host of production choices—inspired by structure, theme, context, and interpretive lens, for example—that await the designer, director, actor, and dramaturg as each play their part in taking the words on the page to the stage. Required for all TPST majors and minors, this course also satisfies the Humanities and Writing II requirement, with writing assignments designed to hone students’ emergent critical and creative voices.
    Credits: 3
    Prerequisites: None
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