Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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TA 272_H - Introduction to Theatre-Honors

4 Credit(s)

Introduces students to the art and business of contemporary theatre. Topics include playwriting, theatre history, and contemporary production practices. Emphasis is placed on the value of theatre arts to society and the individual. No performing required. No materials to buy. Includes free attendance at local theatrical productions. This honors class delves deeper into course topics and requires a high level of student motivation; the pace may be faster than non-honors courses. See for information. Students cannot receive credit for both TA 272 and TA 272_H.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Express an appreciation for the ways current and historic theatre practitioners use/have used the medium as a personal and social means of expression and activism
2. Evaluate the personal, social, and artistic strengths and weaknesses of a theatrical experience utilizing vocabulary specific to the dramatic arts
3. Identify the structural elements of dramatic literature and story
4. Identify elements of performance practices of numerous international theatrical traditions
5. Apply contemporary critical theories to dramatic literature and/or theatrical experiences

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