Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
DRA 274 Performance Histories (1901-Present)
4 hours; 4 credits
A survey of the range of 20th-century performance beginning with the historical avant-garde movements in Europe and the U.S. after World War I. It also includes South Asian Indian, Asian, and/or South Asian performance forms, especially including cross- or intercultural experimentation. It may include the Harlem Renaissance, feminist theater, the experimental theater of the 1960s and 1970s, Latino theater, Gay theater, political street theater, performance art, image theater, and puppetry. Performance will be considered in this class as an integral and vital part of social, political, and cultural dynamics. 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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