DRA 180: Theatre Appreciation: The World of Theatre

In this course, students will foster an appreciation of theatre as a collective performing art. Through experiencing theatre productions, studying scripts and engaging in reflective discussion, students will explore a diversity of historical and cultural contexts of theatre. In addition, students will analyze major dramatic aspects of theatre, including plot, characterization, setting and production concept to understand and critique theatrical production and dramatic literature. The title of this course was previously Theatre Appreciation.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered at nighttime   offered at nighttime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered at nighttime   offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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