Nov 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PRF-2505 Theatre History


Credits 3
PRF 2505 provides an introduction to the foundations of theatre history and its relevance to the modern theatre performance. Explorations in the study of critical theatre milestones in Western and Eastern societies are undertaken to begin establishing a professional canon. Students enrolled in this course are required to attend the live theatre performance(s) listed in the syllabus outside of scheduled class time. This experience is vital to understanding and learning about the performing arts and is tied directly to significant assignments in this class. The specific requirements and details regarding the live theatre performance(s)are outlined in the syllabus. Students should pay special attention to this requirement.
Prerequisite(s):  Reading proficiency levels.
Course Outcomes
  1. Analyze significant developments throughout history regarding theatre.
  2. Analyze significant paradigm shifts throughout history regarding theatre.
  3. Describe significant individuals and their contributions regarding theatre.
  4.  Describe significant works of drama and their contributions regarding theatre.
  5. Identify styles and genres regarding theatre.
  6. Describe a proactive application of Performing Arts or Entertainment Technology regarding a positive social change.




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