The students are expected to:
• get a solid grasp of theatre terminology associated with different types of theatre.
• exploit authentic texts from the area of theatre and drama studies.
• develop skills of critical thinking and analysis through the examination of texts about various areas of theatre, drama and performance studies.
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: Scenography, Comedy, Devising,A designer’s lexicon, Shakespeare’s audiences, Playtexts in Shakespeare’s time, What is genre?, The revenge tragedy, Separate Tables.