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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: DRA                                     Course Number: 115                                    
Course Title: Improvisational Theatre
Subject: Drama
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

An experimental workshop devoted to the exploration of theatre techniques in the traditions established by Grotowski, the Living Theatre, and the Open Theatre, which include role-playing, theatre games, story theatre, street theatre, and such related arts as dance, song, puppetry, etc. Students are required to keep a resource book to help develop imaginative material from their own histories, fantasies, dreams, and interests. The course culminates in a performance of a short original work created, directed and acted by the students.

  
General Education:
     
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Cultural Studies: Fine Arts

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: