Theater Theory

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Theater Theory
Spring 2023
Taught By: Margaret Araneo and Benjamin Gillespie
Section: A

CRN: 1672

Credits: 4

This class provides a thorough grounding in critical theory of theater and play analysis. Specific attention is placed on the play as a living document leading to performance, with emphasis on the similarities and differences of approach for a variety of production models, providing a useful base of experience in dramaturgical method. The course introduces critical approaches to the stage in history and then focuses on 20th century innovations in stage presentation. It is conducted through extensive reading and seminar based discussion of key theater theorists and approaches to analysis paired with significant written assignments. This course fulfills the theater theory requirement for Theater majors.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

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: 2:34am EDT 3/22/2023

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday, Wednesday
Times: 4:00pm - 5:40pm
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 502
Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/15/2023