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THTR 217 (TH, W) Theater History I (1)

Study of evolution of religious ritual into structured performance practice and the origins of theatre in various parts of the world. Special attention to how dramatic text, cultural values, political structures, and performance spaces and styles interact to create performance phenomena from shamanistic times through the 18th century.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Thinking Historically; Writing centered

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Cole