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Foundations of World Theater

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Foundations of World Theater

Spring 2021

Taught By: Faculty TBA

Section: A

CRN: 2866

Credits: 4

This theater history course surveys the development of theater traditions from Ancient Greece through nineteenth-century melodrama, focusing on European and Asian Classical theater forms. Through representative plays and historical documents students will explore dramatic conventions, the uses of theater space, the role of audiences, and theater technologies across cultures and eras. The course includes outings to performances in the city to experience theater history as it lives on today. This course fulfills the theater history requirement for Lang Theater majors and minors. For this course, the students need only a laptop with a working camera or an external webcam (no preference) and a reliable high-speed internet connection.

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: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*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: 11:19pm 7/11/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:40pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 465

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

Foundations of World Theater

Fall 2020

Taught By: Victoria Abrash

Section: A

CRN: 3071

Credits: 4

This theater history course surveys the development of theater traditions from Ancient Greece through nineteenth-century melodrama, focusing on European and Asian Classical theater forms. Through representative plays and historical documents students will explore dramatic conventions, the uses of theater space, the role of audiences, and theater technologies across cultures and eras. The course includes outings to performances in the city to experience theater history as it lives on today. This course fulfills the theater history requirement for Lang Theater majors and minors. For this course, the students need only a laptop with a working camera or an external webcam (no preference) and a reliable high-speed internet connection.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 14, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 22, 2020 (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: 11:19pm 7/11/2020 EDT