Introduction to Performance Studies

Introduction to Performance Studies
Textual analysis of traditional plays. Introduction to performance studies. Ritual, play, performativity, performing, performance processes, and global and intercultural performance.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTheatre arts studies major or minor status; or BFA acting major or acting pre-major status; or theatre education major status.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining TMA 115
Course Outcomes

Performance Studies Vocabulary

Students will define and provide examples of the vocabulary of Performance Studies.

Performance Studies History

Students will identify many of the key figures and movements that have contributed to the history of Performance Studies.

Performance Analysis

Students will utilize the vocabulary of Performance Studies to analyze various performances in the world around them.