Reference no: EM13757964
The course presentation is a more formal research essay on a specific theatre topic studied or prominent in the field. The presentation should be on one of the theatrical topics listed below...or elect to pick a topic of your own (with approval by the instructor).
Early Theatre: The Greek City Dionysia Festival
Japanese Kabuki Theatre
Christopher Marlowe: The Other Elizabethan Playwright
London's Historic Drury Lane Theatre
American Musicals by Stephen Sondheim
Theatre in Prisons
The Tony Awards
Stage Musicals on Film
Areas that could be covered by this presentation include (but are not limited by) -- a general history of the period, event, playwright, etc.; staging and production conventions, if applicable; plays and/or other related productions produced; audience responses to or involvement in theatre.
Unlike other assignments in this course, the presentation is not necessarily a normal written essay (though an enhanced written research essay would be acceptable). Think originality and creativity...that is, graphics, charts, Powerpoint/Prezi programs, audio or visual presentations, etc. are all accepted and encouraged. This presentation is graded according to the Presentation Rubric.