LTHR

2110

Foundations of World Theater

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Foundations of World Theater

Fall 2021

Taught By: Victoria Abrash

Section: A

CRN: 3071

Credits: 4

This theater history course surveys the development of theater traditions from Ancient Greece through classical theater forms of Europe and Asia to nineteenth-century melodrama, and how those foundational traditions impact the theater of today. Through representative plays, criticism, historical documents, video and film, students will explore dramatic conventions, performance spaces, the role of audiences, and theater technologies across cultures and eras. This highly interactive online course will meet primarily on Zoom for deep learning, student led discussion and exploration, and shared viewing and analysis of screen versions of scenes from classical plays in modern productions. This course fulfills the theater history requirement for Lang Theater majors and minors.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Waitlist*

* Status information is updated every five 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: 1:00pm 7/24/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 10:00am - 11:40am

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 602

Date Range: 8/31/2021 - 12/16/2021

Foundations of World Theater

Spring 2021

Taught By: Frank Roberts

Section: A

CRN: 2866

Credits: 4

This theater history course surveys the development of theater traditions from Ancient Greece through classical theater forms of Europe and Asia to nineteenth-century melodrama, and how those foundational traditions impact the theater of today. Through representative plays, criticism, historical documents, video and film, students will explore dramatic conventions, performance spaces, the role of audiences, and theater technologies across cultures and eras. This highly interactive online course will meet primarily on Zoom for deep learning, student led discussion and exploration, and shared viewing and analysis of screen versions of scenes from classical plays in modern productions. This course fulfills the theater history requirement for Lang Theater majors and minors.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: February 8, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five 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: 12:56am 7/1/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:40pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 1/20/2021 - 5/10/2021