Materials of Theater

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Theater and Dance

Course Number: 
112
Institution: 
Amherst College

An introduction to design, directing, and performance conducted in a combined discussion/workshop format. Students will be exposed to visual methods of interpreting a text. Early class discussions focus on a theoretical exploration of theater as an art form and seek to establish a vocabulary for and understanding of basic theatrical conventions, with readings from Aristotle through Robert Wilson. Students will spend the bulk of the semester testing these theories for themselves, ultimately designing their own performances for two plays. Two two-hour classes and two-hour production workshop included in this time.

Limited to 12 students per section. Spring semester. Professor Dougan.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
THDA-112-02-1213S

Course Sections

Materials of Theater
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 4.0

Suzanne Dougan

spdougan@amherst.edu

TH 01:00PM-04:00PM

WEBS 8