The students are expected to:
• get a solid grasp of basic theatre terminology and theatre stage terms.
• exploit authentic texts from the area of theatre and drama studies.
• develop skills of critical thinking and analysis through the examination of texts about theatre, drama and performance.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Authentic reading texts followed by comprehension and vocabulary activities, language exercises, and discussion questions. The texts touch upon various fields of theatre, drama and performance studies and are taken from a wide variety of sources. Indicative titles of units: Drama, Theatre and Performance, The infinite variety of theatre, Technical definitions, The play text and the performance text, Performance spaces, Stage terms, Reading for performance.