LTHR

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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 2022

Taught By: Frank Roberts

Section: A

CRN: 2866

Credits: 4

This theater history course surveys the development of theater traditions from pre-history to Ancient Greece to 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 Through representative plays, criticism, historical documents, video and film, students will explore dramatic conventions, performance spaces, the role of audiences, and theater technologies across cultures and eras.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 course will include primary sources, student-led discussion, and viewing classical plays in modern productions on stage and film. 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: February 6, 2022 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 17, 2022 (Sunday)

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: 10:01pm 10/18/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/24/2022 - 5/16/2022

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 pre-history to Ancient Greece to 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 Through representative plays, criticism, historical documents, video and film, students will explore dramatic conventions, performance spaces, the role of audiences, and theater technologies across cultures and eras.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 course will include primary sources, student-led discussion, and viewing classical plays in modern productions on stage and film. 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: No

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: 10:06pm 10/18/2021 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