This course will introduce advanced acting students to the research methods and performance techniques of documentary theater. Student fieldwork will involve the collection and performance of oral histories in the style made popular by Anna Devere Smith. Letters, diaries, and memoirs will also be used as sources for performances. The final project will be a group performance based on documents related to a specific historic event.
COURSE FORMAT: Performance
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA THEA Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: ([THEA145 or FILM345] AND THEA285) OR (THEA245 AND THEA288) Links to Web Resources For This Course.
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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