TH - Theatre (TH)

TH 502. Dramatic Literature and Criticism I. (3 Credits)

Advanced study of the works of major playwrights and critical theorists of western theatre from Greece through the Romantic period. There will be extensive reading of both dramatic and critical literature. A major project will be required. (Fall, odd-numbered years)

TH 505. Dramatic Literature and Criticism II. (3 Credits)

Advanced study of the works of major playwrights and critical theorists of western theatre from the 19th and 20th centuries. There will be extensive reading of both dramatic and critical literature. A major project will be required. (Spring, odd-numbered years)

TH 530. Theatre History I. (3 Credits)

Advanced study and research of specific plays and staging practices of the Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance periods with an emphasis on the unique methods and problems associated with theatre history research. (Fall, even-numbered years)

TH 540. Theatre History II. (3 Credits)

Advanced study and research of specific plays and staging practices of the Restoration, Eighteenth Century, Romantic, and Modern Periods; study and research of non-Western theatre practice. (Spring, even-numbered years)

TH 560. Arts Management. (3 Credits)

Advanced study of the various approaches used in theatre management. Emphasis will include box office management, marketing strategies, funding challenges, promotion, and public relations activities specific to arts organizations. A major project will be required. (Spring, odd-numbered years)

TH 570. Directing. (3 Credits)

Advanced study of the art and practice of stage direction; study of the work and theories of influential directors; intensive research of the work of a chosen playwright culminating in the production of a one-act play or cutting from a full-length play. Prerequisite: previous production experience or departmental approval. (Spring, even-numbered years)

TH 580. Topics in Theatre. (3 Credits)

A detailed study of a particular topic of special interest. Topics will vary but will be listed in the schedule of classes offered, and on the students' transcripts. May include a field trip. May be repeated one time. A major project will be required. (Fall, odd-numbered years)