2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMRT 315 - Theatre History I: Classical Ages of the Theatre

Credits: 4
Close study of several major periods in Western theatre history, commencing with the origins of drama and concluding with the closing of the English playhouses in 1642. The course focuses on individuals, events, and dramatic forms that have contributed to the development of the theatre as a complex institution. In a larger sense, lectures and class discussions examine how these developments are shaped by the political, social, and intellectual forces of their time.

Prerequisite: COMRT 130  or permission of instructor.

Distribution Requirements: HE, IP.