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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
Fall 2023
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 Through representative plays, and historical documents students will explore dramatic conventions, the uses of theater space, the role of audiences, and theater technologies across cultures and eras.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.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (ART)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (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: 12:50pm EST 2/29/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday, Thursday
Times: 10:00am - 11:40am
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 702
Date Range: 8/29/2023 - 12/14/2023
Foundations of World Theater
Spring 2024
Taught By: Marcos Davi Silva Steuernagel
Section: A

CRN: 2866

Credits: 4

This theater history course surveys the development of performance traditions from pre-history to the 20th Century. Through scripts, criticism, historical documents, video and film, students will explore performance conventions, spaces, audiences, and technologies across cultures and eras throughout the world. This course will include primary sources, student-led discussion, and viewing of contemporary adaptations of historic performance on stage and film. At the end of this course, you will be better equipped to situate a performance in relationship to its geographical and historical context, and to interrogate what the production reveals about this context. This course fulfills the theater history requirement for Lang Theater majors and minors.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (ART)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

* Seats available but reserved for a specific population.

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: 12:50pm EST 2/29/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday, Thursday
Times: 10:00am - 11:40am
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 602
Date Range: 1/23/2024 - 5/9/2024