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Introduction to Applied Theater: Working in Prisons and Hospitals

THEA 115
Fall 2015 not offered
Certificates: Civic Engagement
Course Cluster: Service-Learning

This course will give students the opportunity to study theater as a tool for community outreach and to apply that knowledge to practical work in community settings. No previous experience in theater is necessary. Students will be encouraged to use their own skills in music, art, and drama as they devise ways to use the arts as catalysts for educational development in underserved populations. Students will have the opportunity to create collaborative performance projects in local prisons and/or hospitals. Pedagogical principles will be based on the theater techniques of Augusto Boal. Collaboratively devised performance scripts will be adapted from classical literature (Shakespeare, Dante, ancient Greek drama, etc.)
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA THEA
Course Format: PracticumGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(CIVI-MN)(CWRC)(HRAD-MN)(THEA)

Last Updated on FEB-21-2024
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