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Readers Theatre
READERS THEATR
CLASS CODE: TA 321 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: THEATRE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Theory and practice of reader's theatre as it pertains to adapting literature, directing and performing narrative theatre. An introduction to story theatre and narrative theatre for young audiences.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Reader's theatre, storytelling, story theatre, masks, puppets, music in narrative theatre, myth, adapting material.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Learn and practice forms of narrative theatre, including performances for school children during the last part of the semester. Gain experience selecting, adapting and performing various forms of literature as an alternative to conventional theatre, especially in Church, community, children's and educational organizations as well as professional situations.
REQUIREMENTS: Participate in evening performances of narrative theatre as rehearsed during class sessions.
Locate and adapt various literary selections as assigned.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of TA 121: Voice Diction and consent of instructor. Contact the instructor listed in the Course Catalog for permission to enroll.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2003