Theater Theory

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Theater Theory

Spring 2021

Taught By: Margaret Araneo

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. This upper-level course is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 21

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

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

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: 1:26pm 3/3/2021 EST

Meeting Info::

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 12:00pm - 1:40pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 1/19/2021 - 5/6/2021