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Woods College of Advancing Studies

Fine Arts

SPRING 2018

ADFA 180001  Introduction to Theatre
This course examines the form and meaning of theatre in civilizations from the ancient Greeks to modern times and is designed to expose the student to the live performance experience through the study of various elements of theatre and performance, the history of theatre, and dramatic literature. Attention is paid to the relationship between live performance and other mediatized forms, like film and television, with which the student likely will already be familiar. Students will be required to read and analyze various plays and films of plays, to view two live productions, take walking tour of Boston College theatre spaces, and to explore the process of theatrical production.
Mon 6:15–9:15, Jan 22–May 14, Anne Pluto