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THEA0237

Devised Theatre

Devised Theatre
Devised Theatre is a process of making a theatre piece without beginning with a formal script and is often created to explore social issues. The work may be composed through vocal or physical improvisation, created through interviews, or collaged from various sources. In the course we will both study and experience devised theatre, frequently called collaborative or verbatim theatre. Readings include selections from The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre, Verbatim Theatre, and the works of Anne Bogart. Students will engage the form’s history, build a shared vocabulary, and create pieces within the class and with outside collaborators, The roles of director, actor, playwright, and designer will be re-examined in light of this process. (THEA 0102 or THEA 0218 or THEA 0235)
Subject:
Theatre
Department:
Theatre and Dance
Division:
Arts
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Fall 2014

THEA0237A-F14 Lecture (Faraone)