Ashland Center for Theatre Studies
Online January 7 - March 22, 2013
An online 3-credit graduate-level course designed for high school and community college theatre educators:
Explore the work of some of late modernism's most exciting post- WWII playwrights. In addition, look at Martin Esslin's seminal work The Theatre of the Absurd
Examine form and meaning in period context
As a distance class, students will be expected to work independently completing reaction papers (2-3 pages per play) and to discuss the individual plays with peers and undergraduates in a chat room environment
Familiarity with educational platforms such as Moodle are helpful but not necessary
The final project will be a research paper on a related topic of the students choosing
Eric Levin, SOU theatre arts director of education
Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree or permission of the instructor.
Note: ACTS Master of Theatre Studies students get first priority. This course may serve as one of the required additional 3-credit courses toward the ACTS Master of Theatre Studies.
Studens who are new to Southern Oregon Univeristy and are not returning to or applying for admittance to the graduate program should apply online as non-admitted students at http://www.sou.edu/admissions/nonadmitted-returning/applications.html. Prior to going online to the link above; please contact Emmy Graham at the phone or email listed below to obtain the course reference number for this course.
This online process will generate a MySOU account and provide registration instructions.