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215 Dramatic Literature

Reading, analyzing, and categorizing plays as maps for theatrical production. Students will be exposed to a broad range of plays from the classical and contemporary Western canon. Established theories and critical writings about the structure of plays will be explored and discussed to facilitate understanding of dramatic structure and dramaturgy. (Prerequisites: ENGL F11X or concurrent enrollment, or permission of instructor)

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332 Stage Directing I

History, theory and basic concepts of stage direction. Interpretive script analysis, creative visualization, conceptualization, use of space, focus, working with actors and designers, and direction of short scenes. (Prerequisites THR F121, F215, F335)