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DRAM 101 Theatre Appreciation (3) [H]
An introductory survey of the development of theatre from Ancient Greek Comedy and Tragedy to modern American and English drama.
     
DRAM 150 Introduction to Acting (3) [H]
An introductory course into acting focusing on terminology, movement, and various contemporary western acting methods.
     
DRAM 160 Theatre Practicum (3) [H]
Faculty directed theatre production. Specific dramatic material will vary. Students will have an opportunity to gain initial experience in acting, stage management, dramaturgy, assistant direction, design (costume/ lighting/ scenic), or as other production staff. DRAM 160 runs concurrently with DRAM 360 and students cannot be enrolled in both during one semester.
     
DRAM 211 Contemporary Theatre (3) [H]
Survey course designed to familiarize the student with contemporary works of dramatic literature works from 1879 to the present.
     
DRAM 212 Ancient Greek Theatre (3) [H]
An in-depth survey course of the dramatic writings of the ancient Greek world, this course will acquaint the student with some of the first works of the Western civilization.
     
DRAM 213 Shakespeare for Beginners (3) [H]
A broad survey course of selected scenes and other material from the dramatic works of William Shakespeare.
     
DRAM 250 Acting I (3) [H]
A continuation of Intro to Acting, with a focus on the Stanislavsky method and Chekhov. Permission of instructor. Prerequisite: DRAM 150.
     
DRAM 350 Shakespeare in Performance (3) [H]
An exploration into Shakespeare's prose and poetry through text and performance. Text analysis and scansion techniques will be discussed as well as sonnet composition. Sophomore standing.
     
DRAM 360 Theatre Production (3) [H]
Faculty directed theatre production. Specific dramatic material will vary. Opportunity is open to any students by audition or related academic work to qualify for a position of major responsibility as an actor a crewmember as designated by the director. May be repeated for credit. Permission of instructor.
     
DRAM 369 Short Course (1-3)
Topic varies by semester. Classes are taught by a guest lecturer or lecturers. Can be repeated for credit with different topic. Permission of instructor.
     
DRAM 388 Independent Study (3)
Can be repeated for credit with different topic. Permission of instructor
     
DRAM 389 Special Topics (1-3)
Can be repeated for credit with different topic. Permission of instructor.
 
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