Aug 12, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

THR 103 History of Theater I - Antiquity-Renaissance

Prerequisite: ENG 101  
3 credits

This is the first of two courses in the study of the history of Western theater. It covers the time period from antiquity to the Renaissance. Included will be an examination of Greek, Roman and Medieval theater, as well as the Italian and English Renaissance, the Spanish Golden Age and neoclassical France. The course includes a study of plays, historical documents, contemporary writing and a pictorial overview of theater architecture, costumes and scenic designs. Both the artistic and cultural viewpoints are examined.