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CST 141 - Theatre Appreciation

Course Description

Aims to increase knowledge and enjoyment of theatre. Considers process, style, organization, written drama and performed drama. Lecture 3 hours per week.

Course Introduction

The main objective of CST 141 is to help the student

  • know and understand the nature of the theatrical event
  • analyze the why of the theater
  • identify the forms of drama
  • know and understand the role of the major practitioners

Specific Objectives

The student will:

  • Investigate the elements of theater arts, identifying characteristics unique to theater and cheater's relationships to other fine art forms.
  • Trace the historical development of theater, including physical processes of production, performance styles and playwriting.
  • Examine masterworks of dramatic literature for a greater understanding of philosophy, structure, literary quality and societal concerns.
  • Understand the contributions to the total production process made by the practitioners of the arts and crafts of the theater.
  • Apply critical thinking skills through synthesis of theory and development of personal and artistic sensibility.

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ACADEMIC CALENDARS:

Fall 2021 14-Week Session
Fall 2021 10-Week Session
Fall 2021 First 7-Week Session
Fall 2021 Second 7-Week Session
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Communication Studies And Theatre Department Contact Information

General questions and requests about the Communication Studies And Theatre program should be directed to Jonathan Allen 1-866-462-6722, extension 4322, or (540) 674-3600, extension 4322.
You may also email jmallen@nr.edu.

Communication Studies And Theatre Department Faculty

Call (540) 674-3600 or toll-free 1-866-462-6722, then you will be prompted to add the extension number to reach any employee.

Jonathan Allen

 

Instructor of Communication

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Katherine Hall

 

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Scott Shaffer

 

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