DRAMA 371 A: Theatre History I

Meeting Time: 
TTh 11:30am - 1:20pm
Location: 
HUT 130
SLN: 
13221
Instructor:
Odai Johnson
Odai Johnson

This course, the first in a three quarter sequence, is designed to explore European theatre and theatre culture from ancient Greece and Rome (circa 500 BCE- 200 CE), through the theatre practice of the Middle Ages, and the emergence  of the first professional theatre in Elizabethan England and Spain in the Golden Age.  It's a long sweep and the intention of one of introduction and exposure. To this end, we will reading representative plays of each period, discussing the history, politics, performance, and the large and enduring legacy of the various traditions.

Catalog Description: 
Explores the history of European theatre and theatre culture from ancient Greece and Rome, through the High Middle Ages, to the emergence of the first professional theatres in Elizabethan England and Spain in the Golden Age.. Prerequisite: DRAMA 302.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 12:44pm