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21M.734 / 21M.733 Design for the Theater: Scenery, Spring 2005

Image of a student project.
Set model of Apollinaire's "The Breasts of Tiresias". (Image courtesy of Jessica Hinel.)

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Course Description

This course will examine theory of scenic design as currently practiced, as well as historical traditions for use of performance space and audience/performer engagement. Four play scripts and one opera or dance theater piece will be designed after in-depth analysis; emphasis will be on the social, political and cultural milieu at the time of their creation, and now.
 

Staff

Instructor:
Prof. William Fregosi

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate

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