Boston University: Theatre
Para inscribirse en unas Summer Sessions en Boston University, debes seleccionar 1 o 2 cursos de Summer Sessions. A continuación puedes ver todos los cursos del área Theatre; contenido y horario.
1.- Ver en que sesión (fechas y duración) se imparte cada uno de los cursos de esta área.
2.- Cuando sepas los cursos que más te interesan comprueba el horario para que no se solapen entre ellos.
DURACIÓN FECHAS SESSION
6 semanas Mayo 22 – Junio 29 Session 1
6 semanas Julio 2 – Agosto 10 Session 2
REQUISITOS: Nivel Avanzado
Cursos de Theatre:
|Theatre||nº de creditos||duración en semanas||Sesión|
|Acting and Performance I||4||6||1||2|
|Acting and Performance II||4||6||2|
|History of Design||4||6||1|
|Topics in Contemporary Drama: Post Dramatic Theatre||4||6||1|
|Topics in Contemporary Drama: American Family Plays||4||6||2|
|CURSO Y ALOJAMIENTO||DURACIÓN||FECHAS||PRECIO|
|Summer Session||6 semanas.||Jul 2 - Ago 10 // May 22 - Jun29||Desde 4.860,00 €|
Acting & Performance 1: A Personal Approach.
Acting is behaving believably in imaginary circumstances. This course explores techniques to hone the imagination through improvisations, play, and imagination. Students learn to clarify dramatic action, understand given circumstances, and notice sensory perceptions through physical, vocal, and emotional exercises. Students work with monologues and scenes to develop believable actions in performance. The core to learning acting is generosity, simplicity, specificity, and focus. 4 cr.
Summer 1 (May 22-June 28)
A1 (IND) Mon./Tues./Thurs. 5-8 pm
Acting & Performance 1: Introduction to Scene Study.
The mission of this class is to focus students on acting printed script through organic inter-relation of self and environment (character building and sensory work to establish place). We explore release of individuality through improvisational exercises in relaxation and physical freedom. Observation, research, justification of action, objectives, talking, and listening are introduced as tools for understanding, then rehearsing texts for presentation. 4 cr.
Summer 2 (July 3-August 10) B1 (IND) Tues./Wed./Fri. 2-5 pm
Acting & Performance 2: Musical Theatre.
This course looks at the history and development of the musical from its humble roots in operetta and vaudeville through to current productions like Wicked, Spring Awakening, and In the Heights. In addition to performance exercises, topics of discussion include the rise of the American musical, the rock musical, the British Invasion, and adaptations. Dramaturgical research will examine the political, historical, and social contexts that influenced musical theatre; composers and librettists; and the collaborative process of writing and producing a new musical. 4 cr.
Summer 2 (July 2-August 9)
B1 (IND) Mon./Tues./Thurs. 2-5 pm
History of Design
A general survey of theatrical design and artistic movements within the theatre; Covers Greek to end of the end of the 19th Century and beginning of the 20th Century to present. 2 cr.
Summer 1 (May 22-June 28)
A1 (IND) Tues./Thurs. 9:30-11:30 am
Scene Painting 1
An introduction to theatrical scene painting for non-theatre majors by learning the tools and basic techniques to create theatrical surface treatments. 2 cr.
Summer 2 (July 6-August 8)
B1 (IND) Wed. 1-5 pm
A consideration and introduction of the basic tasks of play direction from script selection through opening night, emphasizing script analysis and interpretation and their projection into staging as well as the process of working with a creative design team and an ensemble cast. 2 cr.
Summer 2 (July 3-August 9)
B1 (IND) Tues./Thurs. 11 am-1 pm
Topics in Contemporary Drama: Post Dramatic Theatre.
This topic is focused on the investigation of the Contemporary Avant Garde. The class explores the ways in which contemporary artists are using new media and innovative creation processes to move beyond the bounds of traditional theatrical storytelling. Students are introduced to works that may include: the In Yer Face movement, the Wooster Group, and Mabou Mines; theatre makers Young Jean Lee and Jay Scheib; venues PS112 and 3LD; works by groups such as Temporary Distortion, Radio Hole, and Nature Theatre of Oklahoma; and international work by playwrights like Daniel Veronese. Work consists of reading texts, watching archival video of performances, and completing an independent dramaturgical investigation of a playwright/theatre maker of the student's choice. 4 cr.
Summer 1 (May 23-June 27) A1 (IND) Wed. 9:30 am-5 pm
Topics in Contemporary Drama: American Family Plays.
A striking number of the most-acclaimed plays of the American theatre are plays about families, among them works by O'Neill, Odets, Hellman, Kaufman and Hart, Wilder, Williams, Miller, Hansberry, Albee, Shepard, Guare, A. Wilson, Kushner, Vogel, and Letts. We read and discuss these plays to learn what we might fairly say of them and what they might say of us. Two papers, three brief (5-10 minute) oral presentations (one each on an author's life, an author's works, and the critical reception of a play). 4 cr.
Summer 2 (July 2-August 9)
B1 (IND) Mon./Wed./Thurs. 2-4:30 pm
Scene Painting Intensive
Prerequisite: Must be a theatre major or have some drawing and painting experience. This course is an intensive introduction to theatrical scenic painting, learning and using the tools and techniques for creating theatrical surface treatments and creating oversized images using scenic art and trompe l’oeil techniques. 4 cr.
Summer 1 (May 24-June 28)
A1 (IND) Thurs. 11 am-6 pm