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Drama/Theatre

DRA. Drama/Theatre

DRA 111
Theatre Appreciation

3 credit hours

This course provides a study of the art, craft, and business of the theatre. Emphasis is placed on the audience's appreciation of the work of the playwright, director, actor, designer, producer, and critic. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a vocabulary of theatre terms and to recognize the contributions of various theatre artists.

DRA 112
Literature of the Theatre

3 credit hours

This course provides a survey of dramatic works from the classicalGreek through the present. Emphasis is placed on the language ofdrama, critical theory, and background as well as on play reading andanalysis. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate,orally and in writing, their appreciation and understanding ofdramatic works.

DRA 122
Oral Interpretation

3 credit hours

This course introduces the dramatistic study of literature through performance. Emphasis is placed on analysis and performance of poetry, drama, and prose fiction. Upon completion, students should be able to embody and discuss critically the speakers inherent in literature.

DRA 145
Stage Make-Up

2 credit hours

This course covers the research, design, selection of materials, and application of stage make-up, prosthetics, wigs, and hairpieces. Emphasis is placed on the development of techniques, style, and presentation of the finished make-up. Upon completion, students should be able to create and apply make-up, prosthetics, and hairpieces.