NYU Steinhardt

Directing Youth Theatre Productions

  • Course Number: MPAET-GE 2982
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course provides an essential foundation upon which to build a drama-in-education practice. It introduces students to many drama-in-education strategies; critiques the educational rationale which supports them; & analyzes the process of structuring drama work as a medium for learning across the curriculum & beyond using the main dramatic conventions of the drama-in-education canon, they will experiment with ways in which to sequence these conventions & will become critically acquainted with the pedagogical principles which delineate the teaching terrain of the drama-in-education practitioner. Students will be required to read a prescribed text, keep a journal, & write a sequence of session plans.
  • Old Course Number: E17.2982