DRAMA 494 A: Special Studies In Theatre And Drama

Ten Great Companies, One Great Century

Meeting Time: 
TTh 11:30am - 1:20pm
Location: 
HUT 154
SLN: 
12964
Instructor:
Odai Johnson
Odai Johnson

Additional Details:

This upper division senior seminar considers ten of the most influential theatre companies of the 20th century. Starting with the Moscow Art Theatre at the opening of the century, to the the course traces the careers and influence of the major pioneering companies who shaped the theatre of the 20th century. We will be looking at the following companies:

  1. Moscow Art Theatre (MAT)
  2. Jacque Copeau and the Vieux Columbier
  3. The Abbey Theatre Company
  4. The Group Theatre / Actor’s Studio
  5. The Berliner Ensemble
  6. The Theatre Workshop
  7. El Teatro Campesino
  8. The Living Theatre
  9. Grotowski’s Polish Laboratory Theatre
  10. Royal Shakespeare Company
Catalog Description: 
Topics in drama, history, and criticism. See Time Schedule for specific topic. Prerequisite: DRAMA 302.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 12:43pm