DRA 101 Introduction to Theatre

Traces the historical development of drama from its beginnings in the religious rituals of primitive tribal societies to its contemporary status. All aspects of production will be studied in relation to the overall impact of the play.

28443 W 01:00PM-03:45PM Greenham 3

24603 TTH 09:00AM-10:20AM Batty 3

24839 T 01:00PM-03:45PM Potter 3

28410 Bates 3


DRA 251 Introduction to Acting

This course will introduce students to the basics of acting and scene study. Studentswi 11 develop an understanding of the art of acting through improvisational exercises,group discussion, in class rehearsals, and performance of scenes and monologuesfrom modern drama. 3 credits.

25079 TH 07:00PM-09:45PM Pitcher 3

DRA 265 The American Movie

An examination of the sources of American film making, its historical development, its impact on our culture and movies as a mirror of that culture. Attention will be given to aesthetic and critical evaluations of the cinema. Prerequisite: ENG 101

24739 M 06:00PM-08:45PM Phippen 3

24938 T 04:00PM-06:45PM St John 3

DRA 280 Introduction to Films

Provides students with a critical framework for interpreting films and demonstrates how film makers have treated various themes. Prerequisite: ENG 101

25084 T 07:00PM-09:45PM Eisen 3

24612 T 01:00PM-03:45PM Bates 3
24615 W 04:00PM-06:45PM Bates 3

DRA 334 Romantic Comedy

What makes a romantic comedy work, and how has the genre evolved and changed over the course of 8 decades of American film making? This course explores landmarks and new lands in a genre that customarily affords at least equal status to women, and that offers an extraordinary wide latitude for wit, comedy, and emotion.Prerequisites: DRA 265 or DRA 280 or Permission of the Instructor. 3Cr

25083 T 04:00PM-06:45PM Eisen 3