Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

THEA 1310 Improv for Social Change

This participatory course emphasizes lab study in group improvisational acting, theatrical, dynamics, performance and role-playing, particularly as employed toward problem-solving and social change. Theorists such as Brazilian Augusto Boal and Jacob Moreno will be considered in discussion and performance. Students will expand their acting potential and ability to work creatively in social groups by developing group theatrical presentations based on personal ideas related to problem themes. Critiques of ideas and performances are an essential component of this course.