Michael Carr

THR 120

THEATRE APPRECIATION

Course Description
PREREQUISITE: NONE
This course is designed to increase appreciation of contemporary theater. Emphasis is given to the theater as an art form through the study of history and theory of drama and the contributions to modern media. This course places emphasis on playwright, actor, director, designer, and technician to modern media.
Attendance at theater productions may be required.

Text

Oscar G. Brockett, Robert J. Ball, The Essential Theatre 10th Edition

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SYLLABII (updated-Summer 2010)  
MW SECTIONS TR SECTIONS
   
HANDOUTS (updated-Spring 2010)  
Play Report Guidelines Fall 2010 Shakespeare in Love Make up guide
Vocabulary test Word Bank  
   
SLIDE PRESENTATIONS (MS PPT)  
Chapter 1: Nature of Theatre Chapter 13: Producing & Directing

 

Chapter 2: Performance, Audience & Critic
Chapter 14: Acting
Chapter 3: The Play Chapter 15: Scenic Design
Chapter 4: Festival Theatre Chapter 16: Costume Design
Chapter 5: Professional Theatre Chapter 17: Lighting Design
Chapter 6: Melodrama and Realism Design Principles
Chapter 11: Theatrical Space Design Elements
Chapter 12: Playwriting  
   
CHAPTER OUTLINES (MS Word)(updated-Summer 2010)  
Chapter 1: Nature of Theatre Chapter 11: Theatrical Space and Production Design
Chapter 2: Performance, Audience Critic Chapter 12: Playwrighting
Chapter 3: The Play Chapter 13: Directing and Producing
Chapter 4: Festival Theatre Chapter 14: Acting
Chapter 5: Creating a Professional Theatre Chapter 15: Scene Design
Chapter 6: Romanticism to Realism Chapter 16: Costume Design & Make-up
Chapter 7: Modernist Temperament 1885-1940 Chapter 17: Lighting Design
Chapter 8: Reevaluations, Decentralization & Subsidization