NYU Steinhardt

Introduction to Theatre History

  • Course Number: MPAET-UE-UE 1021
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Students will explore the general development of world theatre & dramatic literature, & become familiar with major movements, styles, theories, & plays from ancient times to the present. Due to the lengthy time span of theatre history covered, this introductory course cannot be all-inclusive, but will focus on pertinent periods of theatre, & select plays that are representative of significant periods that will be studied. Students will also be able to research specific topics in the writing of research papers & group class presentations.
  • Old Course Number: E17.1021