Courses - Upcoming

UW General Catalog has brief descriptions of all Drama courses. More complete descriptions for certain courses are available by following the links below.

For the most up-to-date information on enrollment, meeting times, and locations, please consult the UW Time Schedule.

Summer 2015 A-term

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
DRAMA 200: The Art Of Story

Survey of narrative tradition and structure as they pertain to arts, culture, history, and society. Examines the origins and uses of narrative on a global scale, and presents the various forms of storytelling that inform our daily lives, in particular the dramatic arts. Offered: S.

OVERVIEW

A survey of narrative tradition and structure as they pertain to arts, culture, history and society.

Since human beings first organized as societies, stories have existed as a universal phenomenon embodying morality, ethics, spirituality, poetics and...

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A - 14226 Andrew Tsao M W F 09:40-11:40
HUT 154
DRAMA 250: Acting Skills For Everyday Life
Presence: Voice, Speech, and Persona for Public Professionals

Presence: Voice, Speech, and Persona for Public Professionals

Hardly a profession across the campus does not, at some point, meet the public.   Whether this occurs in classrooms, boardrooms, or courtrooms, routinely or occasionally, they offer brief and valuable moments to present ideas, products, positions, and people.    No idea, product, or argument can...

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A - 11069 Odai Johnson MTWTh 13:10-15:10
HUT 154
DRAMA 259: Performance Practicum
Beginning acting for non-actors

Special work in various aspects of performance technique.

An introductory acting class designed for all levels. No experience necessary. The course will involve work with contemporary texts, plays and screenplays, improvisation and theater games. The primary aim is
to stimulate the imagination and to inspire insightful and authentic storytelling....

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A - 11071 L. Zane Jones MTWTh 10:50-12:50
HUT 205
DRAMA 259: Performance Practicum
Physical Comedy

Special work in various aspects of performance technique.

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B - 11072 Jeffrey Fracé T Th 18:00-21:00
HUT 201
DRAMA 316: Theatrical Makeup

Basic principles, with intensive practice in application of makeup for use on proscenium and arena stages.

This is an entry level technical make up workshop based class. Most of the work is completed within the time limitations of the class. This course offers the student a practical guide to the theory and practice of different levels of stage make up.

Students are required to purchase...

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A - 11074 Josie Gardner T Th 10:50-13:00
PHT *
DRAMA 316: Theatrical Makeup

Basic principles, with intensive practice in application of makeup for use on proscenium and arena stages.

This is an entry level technical make up workshop based class. Most of the work is completed within the time limitations of the class. This course offers the student a practical guide to the theory and practice of different levels of stage make up.

Students are required to purchase...

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B - 11075 Josie Gardner T Th 13:10-15:10
PHT *
DRAMA 317: Introduction To Costume Construction
Anime/Cosplay Costume Construction

Introduction to clothing construction techniques applicable to theatrical costumes, fashion design, and textile arts. Includes lectures, demonstrations, and practice lab.

Need help with Cosplay? Build your Anime Character, Construction Skills for Theatrical Costuming Cosplay Intensive

Deborah Skorstad is offering an intensive costume construction class. Class will focus on design, research and fabrication. The student will learn how to use professional...

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A - 11076 Deborah Skorstad M W 08:30-11:50
HUT 135
DRAMA 441: Beginning Playwriting

Writing exercises and drafts of a one-act play provide first experience in writing for performance. Readings of representative one-act plays introduce genres and writing styles.

This course introduces students to the elements, art and discipline of playwriting, by exploration of established works and creation of original one-act plays, scenes and monologues. By the course's conclusion, students will have completed a revised draft of a one-act play, and hear a scene from...

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A - 11078 Scott Hafso T Th 10:50-13:00
HUT 150
DRAMA 490: Special Studies In Acting-Directing A - 11080 Jeffrey Fracé T Th 18:00-21:00
HUT 201
DRAMA 491: Special Studies In Design-Technical A - 11081 to be arranged -
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Summer 2015 B-term

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
DRAMA 457: Creating Drama

Covers learning and application of creative methodologies for the theatre artist. Students study established systems of creative development, the use non-dramatic source texts as a foundation for adaptation into dramatic theatre pieces. Emphasizes artistic entrpreneurship, group collaboration, and applied narrative theories.

In this course students will experiment and explore various ways of creating and building stories for the stage. Using a combination of published and original text, we will assemble a 'play' to be performed at the end of the term. Various performance and storytelling techniques, including...

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A - 11079 L. Zane Jones to be arranged -
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DRAMA 493: Drama Internship

Supervised experiences in an off-campus venue.

A - 11082 to be arranged -
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Summer 2015 Full-term

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
DRAMA 103: Theatre Appreciation

Covers the art of live theatrical performance. Discussion of how theatre is assembled, who the artists are, what they do, how theatre differs from other media, and how the various genres and styles of performance function, to create a deeper understanding of live performance. Offered: AWSp.

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A - 11068 to be arranged -
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