Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
DRA 272 Performance Histories (Ancient to Early Modern)
4 hours, 4 credits
Survey of historical performance forms from Egyptian, Sanskrit, and Greek, through the European Medieval theater, Asian theater through 1600, the European Renaissance, and the Spanish Golden Age. Performance will be considered in this class as an integral and vital part of social, political, and cultural dynamics. This survey will put the Western theater tradition in perspective as only one of many traditions that exist, or have existed, across the world at different times. Students who wish to continue in the major should earn a B- or better in the course. (arts & com.) (TALA) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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