Minor: Drama: Text-to-Performance (T-t-P)

RC academic minors

University of Michigan students interested in Residential College programs and courses should contact the RC Academic Services Office (134 Tyler, East Quadrangle, 763-0032) or visit in person. Others should contact the RC Admissions Office, 133 Tyler, East Quadrangle, 763-0176.

RC academic minors are open to all LSA students

Students wishing to pursue an RC academic minor must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with each program's designated advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at the RC Academic Services Office, 134 Tyler, East Quad, or by calling (734) 763-0032.

Drama: Text-to-Performance Minor

effective Fall 2012

Not open to students pursuing an academic minor or concentration in the Department of Theatre and Drama

Students in this academic minor learn about the complete process from how a theater text evolves into a fleshed-out performance. The program teaches students a variety of different theatrical styles - both in textual expression and dramatic interpretation and exposes them to a breadth of original texts. Directorial methods, acting methods, scenery are all covered to help students create different and alternative connections between a piece's original message and the voice they would give it.

Students wishing to pursue an academic minor in Text-to-Performance must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the program's designated advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at the RC Academic Services Office, 134 Tyler, East Quad, or by calling (734) 763-0032.

Prerequisites to the Academic Minor

None for the Academic Minor per se, although individual courses elected to meet the requirements of the Academic Minor may have course prerequisites.

Academic Minor Program

A minimum of 5 courses (at least 15-20 credits), to be elected from categories as stated:

  1. Core Courses (both are required, and must be taken in sequence; ideally, the electives should be completed in the interval between taking RCHUMS 281 and 481):

    1. RCHUMS 281.
    2. RCHUMS 481. Play Production Seminar.
  2. Electives. Each student will select three electives in consultation with the T-t-P advisor. One course must be from Group A and two courses from Group B.

    A. Texts and Scenes

    • RCHUMS 380. Greek Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 381. Shakespeare on the Stage.
    • RCHUMS 382. Molière and His Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 383. Ibsen and Strindberg.
    • RCHUMS 385. The Theatre of Bertolt Brecht.
    • RCHUMS 389. The Modern Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 390. Special Period and Place Drama.

    B. The Varieties of Literature for the Theatre

    • RCHUMS 386 / MEMS 421. Medieval Drama.
    • CAAS 341 / THTREMUS 222. Introduction to Black Theatre.
    • CAAS 342 / THTREMUS 233. Acting and the Black Experience.
    • ASIAN 310. The Theater of China and Japan.
    • CLCIV 386. Greek Drama.
    • ENGLISH 267. Introduction to Shakespeare.
    • ENGLISH 349 / THTREMUS 323. American Theatre and Drama.
    • ENGLISH 367 / MEMS 367. Shakespeare's Principal Plays.
    • ENGLISH 368 / MEMS 368. Shakespeare and his Contemporaries.
    • ENGLISH 445. Shakespeare's Rivals.
    • ENGLISH 446. World Drama: Congreve to Ibsen.
    • ENGLISH 447. Modern Drama.
    • ENGLISH 448. Contemporary Drama.
    • GERMAN 320. German Expressionism in English Translation.
    • GERMAN 360. Art and Politics in the Weimar Republic.
    • GERMAN 381. Eighteenth to Nineteenth-century Drama.
    • GERMAN 382. Nineteenth to Twentieth-century Drama.
    • MEMS 367 / ENGLISH 367. Shakespeare's Principal Plays.
    • MEMS 368 / ENGLISH 368. Shakespeare and his Contemporaries.
    • MEMS 421 / RCHUMS 386. Medieval Drama.
    • ITALIAN 471. Italian Theater.
    • SPANISH 425. Latin-American Theater.
    • SPANISH 460. The Spanish Comedia.
    • SPANISH 468. Modern Spanish Theater.
    • RUSSIAN 463. Chekhov.
    • THTREMUS 222 / CAAS 341. Introduction to Black Theatre.
    • THTREMUS 233 / CAAS 342. Acting and the Black Experience.
    • THTREMUS 323 / ENGLISH 349. American Theatre and Drama.
    • THTREMUS 324. Contemporary Black Theatre.
    • THTREMUS 332. Performing Gender: Drama from Oral Sources.
    • THTREMUS 402. Ideas of Theatre: Dramatic Theory and Criticism.

 

Drama: Text-to-Performance Academic Minor (Fall 2010-Summer 2012) +

Drama: Text-to-Performance

effective Fall 2010-Summer 2012

Not open to students with a concentration or academic minor in RC Humanities in the Residential College or in the department of Theatre and Drama

Students in this academic minor learn about the complete process from how a theater text evolves into a fleshed-out performance. The program teaches students a variety of different theatrical styles - both in textual expression and dramatic interpretation and exposes them to a breadth of original texts. Directorial methods, acting methods, scenery are all covered to help students create different and alternative connections between a piece's original message and the voice they would give it.

Students wishing to pursue an academic minor in Text-to-Performance must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the program's designated advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at the RC Academic Services Office, 134 Tyler, East Quad, or by calling (734) 763-0032.

Prerequisites to the Academic Minor: None for the Academic Minor per se, although individual courses elected to meet the requirements of the Academic Minor may have course prerequisites.

Academic Minor Program: A minimum of 5 courses (at least 15-20 credits), to be elected from categories as stated:

  1. Core Courses (both are required, and must be taken in sequence; ideally, the electives should be completed in the interval between taking RCHUMS 281 and 481):

    1. RCHUMS 281.
    2. RCHUMS 481. Play Production Seminar.
  2. Electives. Each student will select three electives in consultation with the T-t-P advisor. One course must be from Group A and two courses from Group B.

    A. Texts and Scenes

    • RCHUMS 380. Greek Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 381. Shakespeare on the Stage.
    • RCHUMS 382. Molière and His Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 383. Ibsen and Strindberg.
    • RCHUMS 385. The Theatre of Bertolt Brecht.
    • RCHUMS 389. The Modern Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 390. Special Period and Place Drama.

    B. The Varieties of Literature for the Theatre

    • RCHUMS 386 / MEMS 421. Medieval Drama.
    • CAAS 341 / THTREMUS 222. Introduction to Black Theatre.
    • CAAS 342 / THTREMUS 233. Acting and the Black Experience.
    • ASIAN 310. The Theater of China and Japan.
    • CLCIV 386. Greek Drama.
    • ENGLISH 267. Introduction to Shakespeare.
    • ENGLISH 349 / THTREMUS 323. American Theatre and Drama.
    • ENGLISH 367 / MEMS 367. Shakespeare's Principal Plays.
    • ENGLISH 368 / MEMS 368. Shakespeare and his Contemporaries.
    • ENGLISH 445. Shakespeare's Rivals.
    • ENGLISH 446. World Drama: Congreve to Ibsen.
    • ENGLISH 447. Modern Drama.
    • ENGLISH 448. Contemporary Drama.
    • GERMAN 320. German Expressionism in English Translation.
    • GERMAN 360. Art and Politics in the Weimar Republic.
    • GERMAN 381. Eighteenth to Nineteenth-century Drama.
    • GERMAN 382. Nineteenth to Twentieth-century Drama.
    • MEMS 367 / ENGLISH 367. Shakespeare's Principal Plays.
    • MEMS 368 / ENGLISH 368. Shakespeare and his Contemporaries.
    • MEMS 421 / RCHUMS 386. Medieval Drama.
    • ITALIAN 471. Italian Theater.
    • SPANISH 425. Latin-American Theater.
    • SPANISH 460. The Spanish Comedia.
    • SPANISH 468. Modern Spanish Theater.
    • RUSSIAN 463. Chekhov.
    • THTREMUS 222 / CAAS 341. Introduction to Black Theatre.
    • THTREMUS 233 / CAAS 342. Acting and the Black Experience.
    • THTREMUS 323 / ENGLISH 349. American Theatre and Drama.
    • THTREMUS 324. Contemporary Black Theatre.
    • THTREMUS 332. Performing Gender: Drama from Oral Sources.
    • THTREMUS 402. Ideas of Theatre: Dramatic Theory and Criticism.

 

Text-to-Performance Academic Minor (through Summer 2010) +

Text-to-Performance  

Academic Minor renamed effective Fall 2010 to Drama: Text to Performance 

 

Not open to students with a concentration or academic minor in RC Humanities in the Residential College or in the department of Theatre and Drama

Students in this minor learn about the complete process from how a theater text evolves into a fleshed-out performance. The program teaches students a variety of different theatrical styles--both in textual expression and dramatic interpretation and exposes them to a breadth of original texts. Directorial methods, acting methods, scenery are all covered to help students create different and alternative connections between a piece's original message and the voice they would give it.

Students wishing to pursue an academic minor in Text-to-Performance must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the program's designated advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at the RC Academic Services Office, 134 Tyler, East Quad, or by calling (734) 763-0032.

Prerequisites to the Academic Minor: None for the Academic Minor per se, although individual courses elected to meet the requirements of the Academic Minor may have course prerequisites.

Academic Minor Program: A minimum of 5 courses (at least 15-20 credits), to be elected from categories as stated:

  1. Core Courses (both are required, and must be taken in sequence; ideally, the electives should be completed in the interval between taking RCHUMS 281 and 481):

    1. RCHUMS 281.
    2. RCHUMS 481. Play Production Seminar.
  2. Electives. Each student will select three electives in consultation with the T-t-P advisor. One course must be from Group A and two courses from Group B.

    A. Texts and Scenes

    • RCHUMS 380. Greek Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 381. Shakespeare on the Stage.
    • RCHUMS 382. Moliᅢᄄre and His Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 383. Ibsen and Strindberg.
    • RCHUMS 385. The Theatre of Bertolt Brecht.
    • RCHUMS 389. The Modern Theatre.
    • RCHUMS 390. Special Period and Place Drama.

    B. The Varieties of Literature for the Theatre

    • RCHUMS 386 / MEMS 421. Medieval Drama.
    • CAAS 341 / THTREMUS 222. Introduction to Black Theatre.
    • CAAS 342 / THTREMUS 233. Acting and the Black Experience.
    • ASIAN 310. The Theater of China and Japan.
    • CLCIV 386. Greek Drama.
    • ENGLISH 267. Introduction to Shakespeare.
    • ENGLISH 349 / THTREMUS 323. American Theatre and Drama.
    • ENGLISH 367 / MEMS 367. Shakespeare's Principal Plays.
    • ENGLISH 368 / MEMS 368. Shakespeare and his Contemporaries.
    • ENGLISH 445. Shakespeare's Rivals.
    • ENGLISH 446. World Drama: Congreve to Ibsen.
    • ENGLISH 447. Modern Drama.
    • ENGLISH 448. Contemporary Drama.
    • GERMAN 320. German Expressionism in English Translation.
    • GERMAN 360. Art and Politics in the Weimar Republic.
    • GERMAN 381. Eighteenth to Nineteenth-century Drama.
    • GERMAN 382. Nineteenth to Twentieth-century Drama.
    • MEMS 367 / ENGLISH 367. Shakespeare's Principal Plays.
    • MEMS 368 / ENGLISH 368. Shakespeare and his Contemporaries.
    • MEMS 421 / RCHUMS 386. Medieval Drama.
    • ITALIAN 471. Italian Theater.
    • SPANISH 425. Latin-American Theater.
    • SPANISH 460. The Spanish Comedia.
    • SPANISH 468. Modern Spanish Theater.
    • RUSSIAN 463. Chekhov.
    • THTREMUS 222 / CAAS 341. Introduction to Black Theatre.
    • THTREMUS 233 / CAAS 342. Acting and the Black Experience.
    • THTREMUS 323 / ENGLISH 349. American Theatre and Drama.
    • THTREMUS 324. Contemporary Black Theatre.
    • THTREMUS 332. Performing Gender: Drama from Oral Sources.
    • THTREMUS 402. Ideas of Theatre: Dramatic Theory and Criticism.


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