THEA 001. Theater and Performance
An introduction to the practice of live theater. We will study many different approaches to the making and critique of a variety of kinds of theater and performance. This class should give you an understanding and appreciation of the importance of live performance in the world, an introduction to the various aspects and elements of theater as it is practiced today, and help you identify areas of interest so you can pursue them further. We will attend live performances and watch videos in class. We will also read plays and critical texts, participate in performance workshops, and focus on the process of writing effectively about theater and performance.
Fulfills a general requirement for all theater majors and minors.
Fall 2019. Not offered. See THEA 011B.
Fall 2020. Saunders.
Catalog chapter: Theater
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/department-theater
Check the Spring 2020 Schedule of Courses