The Curtain Calls

What distinguishes live theatre from other art and entertainment forms and why has theatre withstood the test of time? This introductory level survey course explores the nature of the theatrical experience and seeks to familiarize the student with a variety of theatricals styles. Through readings, lectures, demonstrations and attending live theatre, students will become familiar with the various roles involved in making theatre (playwright, actor, director, designers, critics, etc.) as well as the basics of the sociology of theatre and performance. Satisfies a Humanities distribution requirement. Fulfills AL and X in LS Core.

School

Liberal Arts

Program

Visual and Performing Arts

Course Number

FAA1550C

Section

A

Instructor

Rachel Longo

Credits

4

Session

Summer Session 1

Type

Online - Asynchronous

Start – End Dates

05/24/2021-07/02/2021

Student Registration Link

https://mymack.merrimack.edu/ICS/

Other Registration Link

https://www.merrimack.edu/admission/professional-studies/summer-session/registration/