Scene Study: Political Plays

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Scene Study: Political Plays

Spring 2021

Taught By: Zishan Ugurlu

Section: A

CRN: 8797

Credits: 4

In this scene study course, students will be introduced to the primary elements of acting while exploring the process of creating characters through observation, improvisation, and research. By taking a physical approach to acting, students will focus on plays uncovering sociopolitical issues that affect us all. The class will collaborate with legendary theater organization La MaMa, which has been home to many revolutionary pieces from around the world. Course material will include the political plays of theater makers and groups such as Adrienne Kennedy, Peter Brook, Tadeusz Kantor, Wole Soyinka, Fernando Arrabal, Belarus Free Theater, Living Theater and Actors Without Borders-­ITONY. The class will meet with guest performers, directors and producers to create a space for critical dialogue about the mission of political plays in the world.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

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

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

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: 12:56am 7/1/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 12:00pm - 1:40pm

Building: Online Course

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