THTR 101. Introduction to the Theater

This survey course traces the development of theater production and performance through scripts and audiovisual documentation.  The perspective is global and includes theater from Asia, Africa, and Latin America as well as Europe and the U.S.  Various styles of acting and directing are discussed, as is the development of various methods of staging and stage technology.  The “who, how, what, when and why” of theater.
Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: