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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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This course features a projects section with examples of student work.

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.


Prof. William Fregosi

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session



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