German 65. German Drama and Theater: Power Plays

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

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Day/Time

F 12:00-2:00pm

Instructor

Parkes

Close reading, analysis, and full production of a play in German. The first part provides an introduction to a small selection of dramas, dramatic theory, the vocabulary of theater, as well as intensive pronunciation practice. The second part focuses on the rehearsal and production of a German play. Students participate on stage and collaborate on different aspects of the production, including costumes, set, sound, and program. Two performances take place at the end of term. Conducted in German.

Course Notes: Conducted in German. Class meets for one hour twice weekly during weeks 1-5; the remaining weeks are reserved for two-hour rehearsals at the scheduled time.