Prerequisites: Nil.

32:DR:163.

An introductory survey course that examines the building blocks of theatre. Its aim is to increase the self-awareness, confidence, and communications skills of its participants by employing relaxation, improvisation, and story telling techniques.

3 studio hours per term , one term

Successors: 20:164, 20:267.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 20:163 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: 20:163 or permission of Instructor. (Permission will not normally be withheld)

32:DR:164.

This is the sequel to 20:163. This course will focus on practical examinations of the preparation and production of contemporary plays. Possible topics include: acting, directing, set design, lighting design, costume design, and stage management.

3 studio hours per term, one term

Successors: 20:267.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 20:164 in the BU Course Transfer Database.


Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

32:DR:173.

An examination and practical application of foreign and minority voices utilizing theatre forms of various traditions. Theater and Indentity is designed for students who feel they are denied access to mainstream western society. By targeting specific communities, issues of the cultural voice of the "foreign" and "the other" will be examined using verbal and non-verbal theatre techniques from diverse sources.

Cross-registered with (Gender and Women"s Studies) 36:173.

3 studio hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 20:173 in the BU Course Transfer Database.


Prerequisites: 20:163 or 20:164 or 20:165 or permission of Instructor.

32:DR:267.

This course will be custom designed to meet the needs of the participants. Activities will include: improvisation, performance of scripted scenes, voice and speech training, and intensive character study.

3 studio hours per term, one term

Successors: 20:268, 20:353, 20:356, 20:368.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 20:267 in the BU Course Transfer Database.


Prerequisites: 20:267 or permission of Instructor.

32:DR:268.

This course will be a continuation of Character Study I. It will again be tailored to fit the needs of the participants. Students should now be comfortable with their own creativity.

3 studio hours per term, one term

Successors: 20:356, 20:368.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 20:268 in the BU Course Transfer Database.


Prerequisites: 20:353 or permission of Instructor. Also, required audition/interview.

32:DR:354.

An advanced course in the practical preparation and performance of theatre. Students will be encouraged to produce their own work as well as contribute to the Brandon University Theatre. Rehearsals as necessary.

3 rehearsal hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 20:354 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: 20:267 or 20:268 or permission of Instructor.

32:DR:356.

This course examines the philosophical and practical answers to the question, "What constitutes the visual aspects of Theatre as an art form?". Students will create and present works of their own that will contribute to their ongoing exploration of Theatre. Knowledge will be gained in all elements of theatre including design and directing.

3 studio hours per term , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 20:356 in the BU Course Transfer Database.


Prerequisites: 20:267 and 20:268.

32:DR:368.

A continuation of the work of Character Study I and II. This course is designed for students seeking the Drama minor. Assignments and exercises will be aimed at developing leadership skills in the areas of directing and acting technique with particular emphasis on classical theatre.

3 studio hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 20:368 in the BU Course Transfer Database.