Theatre Arts 155 is the study and practice of writing dramatic works for the stage. Students will gain a greater understanding of how to write for the stage through reading plays, analyzing play structure, peer evaluation of writing assignments, participating in play development process, understanding the commerce of playwriting, and having original works performed in front of an audience.
Lecture: 3 hours
Student Learning Outcomes:
Demonstrate knowledge of plays and playwrights, their challenges, techniques, and relavance to social conditions of past and present.
Identify the elements of play structure and skills used in crafting plays.
Identify playwriting terminology.
Evaluate playwriting through critique and performance in front of an audience.
T ART 155 Course Outline