THEA 015. Performance Theory and Practice
This course covers a series of major texts on performance theory and practice, with emphasis on directing and acting. Assigned readings will focus on theoretical writings by or about the performance work of artists such as Zeami, Stanislavsky, Artaud, Brecht, Grotowski, Mnouchkine, Chaikin, Suzuki, and Robert Wilson as well as selected theoretical and critical texts by nonpractitioners. The course includes units on performance traditions and genres outside of Europe and North America. Weekly video screenings required.
Fulfills a general requirement for all theater majors and minors.
Fall 2017. Stevens.
Fall 2018. Kuharski.
Fall 2019. Kuharski.
Catalog chapter: Theater
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/department-theater