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Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DT 108 - 20th Century Russian Theatre

Credit Hours: 3

This course involves the main aspects of Russian theatre from the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th century. The content includes the Moscow Art theatre and its repertoire, the most outstanding achievements of Russian theatre during the soviet period and the method of Stanislavsky with its global influence on drama performance.

Fulfills the following SUNY General Education categories:

  • The Arts
  • Humanities

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the achievements of Russian theatre;
  • use this knowledge as a vehicle for understanding the history, mentality, and manner of life of the Russian people;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the values of another culture (Russia);
  • demonstrate a familiarity with the major Russian dramatists of the 20th century through participatory "scene work" of selected plays;
  • demonstrate comprehension of the Russian mentality through the appropriate stage depiction of the characters of these plays;
  • describe the impact the play's director can have on the playwright's intentions; and
  • describe the influence the play's director can have on audience perception of staged action.

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