THTR 340 Sec. 4511 M. McGibbon
- Sect. 4511 TR 9:00-10:45a McGibbon
Prerequisites-THTR 120; Recommended T225, T230, T335. A
portion of this section reserved for majors.
A. An examination of the historical evolution of the modern theatre
B. An introduction to directing techniques, styles and methods.
C. A basic approach to dramatic structure and staging through the
self-study of Agnes of God and Master Harold . . . and the Boys.
D. Application of methodology through the selection, rehearsal and
presentation of a monologue, a scene and a ten- minute play.
E. The observation of two productions leading to written and verbal
comments on the choices made by the directors.
F. To create an awareness of the role of the director through individual
and group discussion, research and classroom exercises.
- The Empty Space. Peter Brook
- Agnes of God. John Pielmeier
- Master Harold . . . and the boys. Athol Fugard
- Reading in DIRECTING ONE COURSE PACKET.
Recommended: TAKE TEN: New 10 Minute Plays. Eric Lane
Twenty-Five Ten Minute Plays from the Actor's Theatre of
Louisville. Michael B. Dixon
One written exam.