Introduction to Directing: Chekhov

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Intro to Directing: Chekhov

Fall 2022

Taught By: Zishan Ugurlu

Section: A

CRN: 11066

Credits: 4

This course focuses on the art-science and philosophy of stage direction. Students will read a brief history of its development and about major twentieth-century directors as well as plays by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Specific areas to be studied are script analysis of Chekhov's plays, composition, working with actors, and organizing a production. Students learn directing and acting terminology and how to apply it to scene work in rehearsals. In addition, students work with actors on their scenes, focusing and combining different skills, including the understanding of space, movement, and text. The class will present scenes from Chekhov's plays at the end of the semester. This course is one of the required foundational courses for Theater majors and minors.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 14

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 18, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:34pm EST 11/29/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 2:00pm - 3:40pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 001

Date Range: 8/29/2022 - 12/12/2022