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Drama and Theatre Arts

The "New York Theatre Event" course has been developed by the Oscar Hammerstein II Center for Theatre Studies. Explore the elements involved in the creation of theatre today in the historic heart of American theatre: New York City. The core elements of theatrical craft are discussed: playwriting, directing, acting, design and producing.

We’ve established a simple application process for courses offered by the School of the Arts this summer, including courses in Drama and Theatre Arts. Please visit Arts in the Summer with the School of the Arts for details.

The course on this page reflects Summer 2018 offerings. 

Note: Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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New York Theatre Event: Off Broadway
THEA S4215D 3 points.

In this course students explore the elements involved in the creation of theatre today in the historic heart of American theatre: New York City. The core elements of theatrical craft are discussed: playwriting, directing, acting, design and producing. Aspects of New York theatrical history complement these discussions by exploring the roots and traditions of theatrical practice. While a variety of theatrical forms and styles are explored, this course is rooted in contemporary dramatic texts. Each week students attend a live performance at various venues throughout the city in order to gain insight into the ways that theatre truly becomes a New York event.

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Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
THEA 4215 001/76221 M W 7:00p - 10:00p
605 DODGE BUILDING
Christopher Burney 3 Open

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