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    Apr 16, 2024  
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THEA188 PO - Theory/Criticism/Praxis

When Offered: Each spring.
Instructor(s): Staff
Credit: 1

This course provides a foundation of basic theories regarding the nature of the theatrical event. What are the main principles, philosophies and questions that have influenced US theatre artists, critics, audiences and scholars in the past and why? How do these principles influence us in the present, and how might they influence the future of theatrical performance? Students will formulate their own aesthetic, philosophical, and critical points of view about theatre. Presentations, papers, and weekly discussion will lead towards the final project: a manifesto/ thesis proposal in the format of a TED Talk.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 1; Speaking Intensive; Writing Intensive



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