Prerequisites: Nil.

32:DR:163.

An introductory survey course that examines the building blocks of theatre. Through structured play, improvisation and creative exploration participants will increase their self-awareness, confidence, and communications skills. While the primary focus of the course is on the development of performance skills, this course is also an introduction to historical and social contexts of contemporary theatre practice. As such students will be introduced to various forms of live performance and will critically engage with the form and content in order to locate themselves as creators within a performance community.

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: Nil.

32:DR:163.

An introductory survey course that examines the building blocks of theatre. Through structured play, improvisation and creative exploration participants will increase their self-awareness, confidence, and communications skills. While the primary focus of the course is on the development of performance skills, this course is also an introduction to historical and social contexts of contemporary theatre practice. As such students will be introduced to various forms of live performance and will critically engage with the form and content in order to locate themselves as creators within a performance community.

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.

Diverse voices and stories have not always been included in traditional theatre spaces. This course will examine how marginalized voices have invented creative platforms for theatrical storytelling outside of traditional realms. Through embodied practice the strategies and possibilities that exist at the intersection of identity and storytelling will be explored.

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 explores creative resources, theories, and practices for the actor. Through investigating theory, practical experiential learning, and self-driven creation students will be introduced to the craft of creating characters for the stage. Students will develop a sense of confidence in performance, learning essential skills that will aid in making strong choices as an actor, and engaging in a conversation with their audience as well as developing a critical eye towards practice and process.

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

32:DR:267.

This course explores creative resources, theories, and practices for the actor. Through investigating theory, practical experiential learning, and self-driven creation students will be introduced to the craft of creating characters for the stage. Students will develop a sense of confidence in performance, learning essential skills that will aid in making strong choices as an actor, and engaging in a conversation with their audience as well as developing a critical eye towards practice and process.

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.