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THTR UN3000 Theatre Traditions in a Global Context. 3 points.

CC/GS/SEAS: Partial Fulfillment of Global Core Requirement

Prerequisites: Enrollment limited to 50 students.

Provides a broad introduction to several traditions of nonwestern drama and theatrical practice, often placing recent and contemporary writing in relation to established conventions.  Taking up plays and performance traditions from Asia, South Asia, and various African traditions, it may also consider the relation between elite and popular culture (adaptations of Shakespeare, for example), and between drama, theatre, and film. Fulfills one course in World Theatre for Theatre/Drama and Theatre Arts majors.