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DRMA& 101
Introduction to Theatre


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduction to the study of theatre. Students will watch film and live performances of theatrical productions, read representative dramatic literature, and learn the history, theory, and practice of the theatrical arts - playwrights, acting, design and directing. By reading, viewing, and discussing, students will enhance their appreciation of the nature and place of theatre in contemporary culture. Formerly THEA 101, Theatre Appreciation.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Articulate a definition of theatre and its various elements.
  • Describe the individual responsibilities, duties, and tools of the theatrical artist collective (actor, designer, playwright, director, etc.)
  • Analyze and discuss a play from a variety of perspectives (designer, director, actor, etc.) utilizing a knowledge of theatre history, the elements of dramatic literature, dramatic genres and styles.
  • Formulate a critical response to theatrical productions utilizing objective evidence, as well as a personal preference for the aesthetic experience.
  • Identify and discuss the impact/contributions of defining moments, artists, and works that emerged in the time periods relevant to the course.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DRMA& 101
    Fall 2014
    0853
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA& 101
    Fall 2014
    6080
    Kimberly Tolson
    DRMA& 101
    Spring 2014
    1551
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA& 101
    Winter 2014
    1528
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA& 101
    Summer 2013
    6001
    Kimberly Tolson


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.