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2023-24 Catalog 
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DRMA& 101 - Introduction to the Theatre

5 CR

Explores the theatre experience from a variety of perspectives, including the audience, the playwright, the actor, the designer, and the director. Attendance required at one on campus performance.

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze the relationship between culture and theatre.
  • Identify the parts of a theatrical production to become a more critical audience member.
  • Analyze the script, directorial concept, design elements, and acting styles of a variety of plays.
  • Describe the process in which a play goes from “page to stage,” becoming a fully produced organism.
  • As an audience member, or a professional or an amateur theatre artist evaluate theatre as a potential lifelong interest.
  • Analyze the objectives of theatre including education, entertainment and enlightenment.
  • Participate effectively in the collaborative process of theatrical presentation.
  • Critically evaluate a live play using the skills and tools of the playwright.

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Aesthetic Awareness
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

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