Theatre Arts 107 is a survey of dramatic literature from the classical t5o the contemporary periods from the structural, stage production, and analytical points of view.  The course combines reading, analyzing and understanding play scripts with field trips to local theatres and in-class audio-visual presentations.  This student examines the playwright's methods of creating theatre and learns to distinguish between a play as literature versus a play as performance.

Lecture 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Student Learning Outcomes:
    Identify representative plays and playwrights of each of the major periods and styles of dramatic literature.
    Demonstrate a respect and appreciation of plays and playwrights, their techniques and relevance to social conditions of the past and present.
    Identify the differences between plays as literature and plays in production.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

T ART 107 Course Outline

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