DRAMA - Drama

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Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the DRAMA subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

DRAMA 101 - Introduction to Theatre Art View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The origins and development of theatre art; introduction to theatre aesthetics. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Note: Not normally to be taken by BA Drama Majors or BA (Honors) Drama students.


DRAMA 101 - Introduction to Theatre Art View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The origins and development of theatre art; introduction to theatre aesthetics. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for students section of the Calendar. Note: Not normally to be taken by BA Drama Majors or BA (Honors) Drama students.


DRAMA 102 - Play Analysis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Understanding of Drama through critical analysis of plays and its application to creative solutions in their production. Note: Not to be taken by BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, or BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors.


DRAMA 103 - Critical Analysis of Playtexts View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Analysis of playtexts in reference to the specific challenges faced by actors, directors, designers, and dramaturgs. Note: Restricted to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, and BEd (Secondary) Drama majors, or admission by consent of Department based on successful completion of Drama 30 or equivalent. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 102.


DRAMA 149 - Theatre Making for Everyone View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

An introduction to the process of making theatre, with emphasis on performance skills, dramatic form, theatre and performance vocabulary. Note: Designed for students with a range of previous background in Drama, from no experience to some. Not to be taken by BA Drama majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, or BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors.


DRAMA 149 - Dramatic Process I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Speech and movement improvisation with an emphasis on imaginative development; introduction to the process of acting and to dramatic form. Note: Designed for students with little or no previous background in Drama. Not to be taken by BA Drama majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, or BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors.


DRAMA 150 - Making and Performing Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-6L-0)

Dramatic improvisation as an introduction to the process of acting and to dramatic form. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Note: Restricted to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors, and BFA (Technical Theatre; Stage Management) students, or admission by consent of Department based on successful completion of Drama 30 or equivalent. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 149.


DRAMA 150 - Introduction to Dramatic Process View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-6L-0)

Dramatic improvisation as an introduction to the process of acting and to dramatic form. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Note: Restricted to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors, and BFA (Technical Theatre; Stage Management) students, or admission by consent of Department based on successful completion of Drama 30 or equivalent. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 149.


DRAMA 203 - Performance Analysis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Analysis of theatrical performance through a range of live and recorded examples using theoretical and critical approaches. Prerequisites: one of Drama 101, 102, or 103, or consent of department. Note: Priority will be given to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors and Minors.


DRAMA 208 - Theatre History I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

The development of world theatre from antiquity to the end of the 18th century. Prerequisite: DRAMA 101 or 102 or 103 or consent of Department. Note: Required for BA Drama Majors and BA (Honors) Drama students. Priority will be given to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, BFA Drama students, BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors and Minors.


DRAMA 240 - Voice for Performance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Vocal technique and speech for rehearsal and performance. Prerequisite: one of DRAMA 102 or 103; and one of 149 or 150; or consent of Department. Note: Restricted to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, and BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors.


DRAMA 240 - Oral Communication and Interpretation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Voice and speech development and oral interpretation. Prerequisite: one of DRAMA 102 or 103; and one of 149 or 150; or consent of Department. Note: Restricted to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, and BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 247.


DRAMA 247 - Speaking in Public: Presentation and Presence View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

Practice-based development of the skills required to create dynamic and engaging presentations in a variety of formats. Note: Not to be taken by BA Drama majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, or BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors.


DRAMA 247 - Introduction to Oral Communication View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Exploration of basic techniques of oral communication and oral interpretation drawing from various forms of literature. Note: Not to be taken by BA Drama majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, or BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors.


DRAMA 257 - Scene Study I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Study of acting, including the analysis and enactment of scripted scenes, and characterization. Prerequisites: one of DRAMA 102 or 103 and one of 149 or 150; or consent of Department. Note: Priority will be given to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, and BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors and Minors. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 353.


DRAMA 259 - Performer-Created Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Practice in and theory of the collaborative development of dramatic performance using improvisation and other techniques. Prerequisites: DRAMA 102 or 103, and 149 or 150 or consent of Department. Note: Priority given to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, and BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 249 or 359.


DRAMA 270 - Basic Theatre Design View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-6L-0)

Study and practice of design for the theatre. Prerequisite: A Stagecraft course and consent of the department. Not to be taken by students with credit in T Des 270.


DRAMA 279 - Introduction to Theatre Production View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theatre production processes, stagecraft, design, project management, health and safety. Note: Priority given to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, BA/BEd Combined and BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors and Minors.


DRAMA 290A - Production Lab I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-10L-0)

Practicum experience in Lighting Hang and Focus and Scenic Paint.


DRAMA 290B - Production Lab I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-10L-0)

Practicum experience in Lighting Hang and Focus and Scenic Paint.


DRAMA 291 - Introduction to Lighting, Electrics, and Sound View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-6L-0)

Fundamentals of Theatre Lighting and Sound. Note: Normally restricted to BFA in Drama (Production) students. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 292 - Advanced Lighting, Electrics, and Sound View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-6L-0)

Advanced learning in Theatre Lighting and Sound. Note: Normally restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Stage Management and Technical Production students. Prerequisite: DRAMA 291 and consent of Department.


DRAMA 295 - Production Techniques: Set Construction View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-6L-0)

Note: Normally restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Design and Technical Production students. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 296 - Introduction to Theatre Stage Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-6L-0)
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DRAMA 298 - Stage Management in Professional Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-4L-0)

Note: Normally restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Stage Management and Technical Production students. Prerequisite: DRAMA 296 and consent of Department.


DRAMA 299 - Production Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Fundamentals of Theatre Production Management and Technical Direction. Note: Normally restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Stage Management and Technical Production students. Prerequisites: DRAMA 296 and consent of Department.


DRAMA 302 - Modern Canadian Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Development in Canadian theatre and drama since 1967. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 403.


DRAMA 306 - Historical Approaches to Western Dramatic and Theatrical Theories View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Critical theories from Aristotle to Artaud. Pre- or corequisite: DRAMA 308 or consent of Department. Note: Required for BA (Honors) Drama students. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 405 and 508.


DRAMA 307 - Studies in Drama I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 308 - Theatre History II: Modern Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

The evolution of Modernism in the dramatic text, performance, and staging practices from the early 19th century to Epic Theatre. Note: Required for BA Drama Majors and BA (Honors) Drama students.


DRAMA 312 - Indigenous Theatre in Canada View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

The practice and development of Indigenous theatre in Canada, with a focus on contemporary work.


DRAMA 327 - Community-Based Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

A study of the theory, practice and development of popular, community and collective theatre. Recommended for students who intend to enroll in DRAMA 427.


DRAMA 331 - Movement and Physical Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

An introduction to the use of improvisational movement in the creation of physical theatre. Prerequisite: DRAMA 259 or consent of the Department. Note: Priority will be given to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, and BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors.


DRAMA 334A - Beginning Movement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-8L-0)

Techniques in ballet and period style for the actor. Exploration of creative forms of movement and the physical self in characterization. Note: Restricted to BFA Acting. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 336 or 338.


DRAMA 334B - Beginning Movement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-8L-0)

Techniques in ballet and period style for the actor. Exploration of creative forms of movement and the physical self in characterization. Note: Restricted to BFA Acting. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 336 or 338.


DRAMA 335A - Movement in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-1)

Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 335B - Movement in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-1)

Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 344A - Voice and Speech View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-8L-0)

Introduction to voice and speech improvement; oral interpretation; exploration of the voice for characterization; singing. Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 346 or 348.


DRAMA 344B - Voice and Speech View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-8L-0)

Introduction to voice and speech improvement; oral interpretation; exploration of the voice for characterization; singing. Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 346 or 348.


DRAMA 345A - Speech in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-1)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 345B - Speech in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-1)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 355A - Acting in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-3)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students.


DRAMA 355B - Acting in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-3)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students.


DRAMA 356 - Beginning Acting Technique I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-10L-0)

Development of the self as the fundamental instrument of the actor. Introduction to script analysis and scene study. Note: Restricted to BFA (Acting) students.


DRAMA 357 - Scene Study II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Acting exercises based on the study of plays emphasizing complexity of language and characterization. Prerequisites: DRAMA 102 or 103, and 240 and 257, and a Theatre History course from the Department of Drama course listings; and/or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 453.


DRAMA 358 - Beginning Acting Technique II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-10L-0)

Script analysis, characterization, and the laboratory exploration of scenes and/or plays drawn from Realism. Prerequisite: DRAMA 356. Note: Restricted to BFA (Acting) students.


DRAMA 361 - Playwriting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-6L-0)

Study of and practice in the creation of a play for the theatre. Prerequisite: DRAMA 101 or one of DRAMA 102, 103, 149, or 150 or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 360 or 407 in playwriting.


DRAMA 377A - Production (Service) View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-10L-0)

Practicum experience in Design, Stage Management or Technical Production for In-House Practicums other than Studio Theatre or Bleviss Laboratory Theatre Productions /or Community Engagement in Production. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 377B - Production (Service) View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-10L-0)

Practicum experience in Design, Stage Management or Technical Production for In-House Practicums other than Studio Theatre or Bleviss Laboratory Theatre Productions /or Community Engagement in Production. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 383 - Introduction to Directing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Fundamentals of directing explored through practical exercises. Prerequisites: One of DRAMA 257, 370, 378 and/or consent of Department. Note: Priority given to BA Drama Majors, BA (Honors) Drama students, BEd (Secondary) Drama Majors, and BFA (Theatre Design; Technical Theatre; Stage Management) students.


DRAMA 391 - Production Lab I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-8L-0)

Technical theatre practice. Preparation and running of the production aspects of Departmental plays. Prerequisite: DRAMA 279 or consent of Department. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 191.


DRAMA 392A - Production Lab II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-0-6)

Production experience in stage managing and/or technical theatre with qualified technical experts. Prerequisites: DRAMA 191, 391, and/or consent of Department. Note: Restricted to BFA (Technical Theatre) students.


DRAMA 392B - Production Lab II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-0-6)

Production experience in stage managing and/or technical theatre with qualified technical experts. Prerequisites: DRAMA 191, 391, and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 393 - Production Lab II B View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(FIRST, 0-0-2)

Production organization; experience in running of a play in performance. Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. A required non-credit course.


DRAMA 394 - Production Techniques - Sound View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-6L-0)

Theory and practical application of audio equipment and sound design for the theatre. Note: Restricted to BFA Drama (Technical Theatre) students.


DRAMA 395 - Practicum - Stage Management View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(VAR, 0-15L-0)

Stage Management experience in the preparation for and/or the running of a production for performance. Note: Restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Stage Management students.


DRAMA 395A - Practicum - Stage Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, 0-15L-0)

Stage Management experience in the preparation for and/or the running of a production for performance. Note: Restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Stage Management students.


DRAMA 395B - Practicum - Stage Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, 0-15L-0)

Stage Management experience in the preparation for and/or the running of a production for performance. Note: Restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Stage Management students.


DRAMA 399A - Explorations in Acting I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-3L-0)

Exploration of dramatic text using exercises devoted to the coordination of the actor's voice, speech and movement. Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. Course grading criterion is in terms of 'credit/non-credit' only.


DRAMA 399B - Explorations in Acting I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-3L-0)

Exploration of dramatic text using exercises devoted to the coordination of the actor's voice, speech and movement. Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. Course grading criterion is in terms of 'credit/non-credit' only.


DRAMA 401 - Research and Critical Writing Skills View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-3L-0)

Prerequisite: DRAMA 306. Note: Required for BA (Honors) students.


DRAMA 402 - Tutorial Fourth-Year Honors Essay View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, UNASSIGNED)

Prerequisite: DRAMA 401. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 505.


DRAMA 406 - Contemporary Approaches to Dramatic and Theatrical Theories View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Modernist to contemporary theories applied to dramatic texts in performance. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Note: Required for BA (Honors) Drama students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 503 and 509.


DRAMA 407 - Studies in Drama II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

May require payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 407 - Studies in Drama II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

May require payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 409 - Contemporary Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Exploration of issues and trends of theatre movements which form the mosaic of contemporary theatre. Prerequisite: A Theatre History course from the Department of Drama course listings, or consent of Department.


DRAMA 427 - Topics in Community Based and Applied Theatre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-5L-0)

Theory and practice of theatre developed for and with specific communities. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Drama 327 is recommended.


DRAMA 434A - Theatre Movement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-8L-0)

Studies of, and projects in styles of movement and dance, both period and contemporary. Prerequisite: DRAMA 334. Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 436 or 438.


DRAMA 434B - Theatre Movement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-8L-0)

Studies of, and projects in styles of movement and dance, both period and contemporary. Prerequisite: DRAMA 334. Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 436 or 438.


DRAMA 435A - Movement in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-2)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 435B - Movement in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-2)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 444A - Advanced Voice and Speech View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-6.5L-0)

Extension of the voice; sight reading, oral interpretation of period dramatic forms; singing. Prerequisite: DRAMA 344. Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 446 or 448.


DRAMA 444B - Advanced Voice and Speech View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-6.5L-0)

Extension of the voice; sight reading, oral interpretation of period dramatic forms; singing. Prerequisite: DRAMA 344. Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 446 or 448.


DRAMA 445A - Speech in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-2)

Note: Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 445B - Speech in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 4)(TWO TERM, 0-0-2)

Note: Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 452 - Solo Performance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Advanced theatrical tools to create and present original solo performance. Prerequisite: DRAMA 257 and 259, and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 453 - Physical Comedy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

The exploration and practice of physical comedy styles through clown, bouffon, and mask. Prerequisite: DRAMA 259 and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 454 - Performance Creation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Exploration, practice, and experimentation in performer-created theatre. Prerequisite: DRAMA 259 and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 455A - Acting in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students.


DRAMA 455B - Acting in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students.


DRAMA 456 - Advanced Acting Technique I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-10L-0)

Studies in characterization leading to laboratory performance. Prerequisite: DRAMA 358. Note: Restricted to BFA (Acting) students.


DRAMA 457 - Production/Performance View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, 0-8L-0)

Research, rehearsal, design, staging and presentation of a play by an acting ensemble. Prerequisites: DRAMA 357 and 391, a Theatre History course from the Department of Drama course listings, and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 458 - Advanced Acting Technique II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-10L-0)

Study of, and practice in, the main period styles of acting. Prerequisite: DRAMA 456. Note: Restricted to BFA (Acting) students.


DRAMA 483 - Elements of Directing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Developing the director's creative use of the elements of directing through practical exercises in scripted scenes. Prerequisites: DRAMA 102 or 103, 383 and 391, and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 490A - Production Crew II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-8L-0)

Production experience in the preparation for and/or the running of a production for performance. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 395. Prerequisite: DRAMA 390. Note: Restricted to BFA (Technical Theatre) students.


DRAMA 490B - Production Crew II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-8L-0)

Production experience in the preparation for and/or the running of a production for performance. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 395. Prerequisite: DRAMA 390. Note: Restricted to BFA (Technical Theatre) students.


DRAMA 492 - Production Lab III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-6)

Production organization: experience in preparing and running of a play in performance. Prerequisites: DRAMA 392 and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 494 - Specialized Skills in Stage Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Skill sets for the practice of Stage Management. Note: Restricted to BFA Technical Theatre (Stage Management) students. Repeatable (to be taken two years in succession).


DRAMA 498A - Workshops in Technical Production View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-10L-0)

Technical production techniques and practice. Note: Restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Technical Production students.


DRAMA 498B - Workshops in Technical Production View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-10L-0)

Technical production techniques and practice. Note: Restricted to BFA in Drama (Production): Technical Production students.


DRAMA 499A - Explorations in Acting II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-3L-0)

Exploration of dramatic text related to period style with emphasis on characterization, and special problems. Prerequisite: DRAMA 399. Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. Course grading criterion is in terms of 'credit/no credit' only.


DRAMA 499B - Explorations in Acting II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-3L-0)

Exploration of dramatic text related to period style with emphasis on characterization, and special problems. Prerequisite: DRAMA 399. Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. Course grading criterion is in terms of 'credit/no credit' only.


DRAMA 505 - Advanced Topics in Theatre Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department. Variable content course, which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.


DRAMA 507 - Senior Projects View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

May require payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 507 - Senior Projects View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

May require payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 534A - Advanced Movement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-6L-0)

Instruction and projects for individual growth in movement expression. Prerequisite: DRAMA 438. Note: Restricted to BFA (Drama) students.


DRAMA 534B - Advanced Movement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-6L-0)

Instruction and projects for individual growth in movement expression. Prerequisite: DRAMA 438. Note: Restricted to BFA (Drama) students.


DRAMA 535A - Movement in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-0-3)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 535B - Movement in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-0-3)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 544A - Dialects and Accents/Language Styles View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-7L-0)

Survey of dialects and accents; intensive practice in representative examples from the British Isles, Europe and North America; tutorial instruction to suit the actor's vocal needs; singing. Prerequisite: DRAMA 448. Note: Restricted to BFA (Drama) students.


DRAMA 544B - Dialects and Accents/Language Styles View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-7L-0)

Survey of dialects and accents; intensive practice in representative examples from the British Isles, Europe and North America; tutorial instruction to suit the actor's vocal needs; singing. Prerequisite: DRAMA 448. Note: Restricted to BFA (Drama) students.


DRAMA 545A - Speech in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-0-3)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 545B - Speech in Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-0-3)

Note: Restricted to BFA Acting students. This is a credit-fail course.


DRAMA 554A - Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-25L-0)

Rehearsal and performance of roles in public production. Workshops in acting for film and radio. Prerequisite: DRAMA 458. Note: Restricted to BFA (Acting) students.


DRAMA 554B - Rehearsal and Performance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-25L-0)

Rehearsal and performance of roles in public production. Workshops in acting for film and radio. Prerequisite: DRAMA 458. Note: Restricted to BFA (Acting) students.


DRAMA 577 - Special Projects View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Special projects in design and production. Formerly part of DRAMA 507.


DRAMA 590A - Production Crew III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-15L-0)

Production experience in preparing and/or running of a production for performance. Prerequisite: DRAMA 490. Note: Restricted to BFA (Technical Theatre) students. Repeatable.


DRAMA 590B - Production Crew III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-15L-0)

Production experience in preparing and/or running of a production for performance. Prerequisite: DRAMA 490. Note: Restricted to BFA (Technical Theatre) students. Repeatable.


DRAMA 595 - Professional Orientation for Theatre Artists View Available Classes

★ 0.05 (fi 2)(EITHER, 2-0-0)

Preparing the artist for developing a career in professional theatre. Required for graduation for BFA in Acting, Stage Management, Technical Theatre and Design students.


DRAMA 596 - Advanced Stage Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Stage management practice as it applies to different types of production. Prerequisite: DRAMA 396. Note: Restricted to BFA Technical Theatre (Stage Management) students. Repeatable (to be taken two years in succession).


DRAMA 599 - Explorations in Acting III View Available Classes

★ 2 (fi 4)(EITHER, 0-2L-0)

Prerequisite: DRAMA 499. Restricted to BFA (Acting) students. Course grading criterion is in terms of 'credit/no credit' only.


DRAMA 601 - Methods and Tools of Research View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)
There is no available course description.

DRAMA 605A - Special Projects in Theatre View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-3L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 605B - Special Projects in Theatre View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-3L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 606 - Special Projects in Theatre Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-3L-0)

Normally restricted to MFA Theatre Practice students. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 607A - Dramaturgy I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

DRAMA 607B - Dramaturgy I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

DRAMA 608 - Historical Approaches to Dramatic and Theatrical Critical Theories View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An in-depth analysis of selected theories of aesthetics, drama and theatre, from Aristotle to Modernism.


DRAMA 609 - Contemporary Approaches to Dramatic and Theatrical Critical Theories View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An in-depth analysis of selected contemporary theories of aesthetics, drama and theatre, from Structuralism to the present.


DRAMA 617 - Dramaturgy II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-9L-0)

Practical studies in dramaturgy. Prerequisites: DRAMA 607 and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 617A - Dramaturgy II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-9L-0)

Practical studies in dramaturgy. Prerequisites: DRAMA 607 and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 617B - Dramaturgy II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-9L-0)

Practical studies in dramaturgy. Prerequisites: DRAMA 607 and/or consent of Department.


DRAMA 621 - Research Seminar I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in Theory and Criticism.


DRAMA 622 - Research Seminar II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in Theory and Criticism.


DRAMA 623 - Research Seminar III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in Theatre History and Theatrical Theory.


DRAMA 624 - Research Seminar IV View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Selected topics in Theatre History and Theatrical Theory.


DRAMA 640A - Voice Pedagogy I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-9L-0)

Study of theory and pedagogical approaches to teaching voice, speech and text for the theatre.


DRAMA 640B - Voice Pedagogy I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-9L-0)

Study of theory and pedagogical approaches to teaching voice, speech and text for the theatre.


DRAMA 641A - Voice Pedagogy II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-9L-0)

Advanced study of theory and pedagogical approaches to teaching and coaching voice, speech and text for the theatre, and for presentation skills. Prerequisite: DRAMA 640.


DRAMA 641B - Voice Pedagogy II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-9L-0)

Advanced study of theory and pedagogical approaches to teaching and coaching voice, speech and text for the theatre, and for presentation skills. Prerequisite: DRAMA 640.


DRAMA 642 - Vocal Coaching for the Theatre I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-12L-0)

Observation and analysis of approaches to coaching voice, speech and text for the theatre.


DRAMA 643 - Vocal Coaching for the Theatre II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-12L-0)

Advanced observation, analysis and supervised teaching and coaching of voice, speech and text for the theatre and for presentation skills. Prerequisite: DRAMA 642.


DRAMA 644 - Vocal Coaching for the Theatre III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-12L-0)

Supervised and independent teaching and coaching of voice, speech and text for the theatre and for presentation skills. Prerequisite: DRAMA 643.


DRAMA 677 - Senior Applied Projects View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Practice-based special projects in theatre. Restricted to graduate students doing applied projects. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 683 - Essentials of Directing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-6)

Theory and practice of the essential aesthetic tools directors employ in their craft. Note: Restricted to Graduate students in Drama, or by consent of the Department.


DRAMA 683 - Styles of Directing I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-6)

Note: Restricted to MFA (Drama) students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 680.


DRAMA 684 - Approaches to Staging the Contemporary Play View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-6)

Theory and practice of directing the full-length contemporary play. Note: Restricted to MFA Directing students, or by consent of the Department. Prerequisite: DRAMA 683.


DRAMA 684 - Styles of Directing II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-6)

Note: Restricted to MFA (Drama) students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 680.


DRAMA 685 - Approaches to Staging the Style Play View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-6)

Theory and practice of directing extended theatrical styles. Note: Restricted to MFA Directing students, or by consent of the Department. Prerequisite: DRAMA 683.


DRAMA 685 - Advanced Projects in Directing I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-6)

Note: Restricted to MFA (Drama) students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 681.


DRAMA 686 - Devised Theatre and Performance for Directors View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-6)

Theory and practice of directing devised theatre and performance. Note: Restricted to Graduate students in Drama, or by consent of the Department.


DRAMA 686 - Advanced Projects in Directing II: New Play Dramaturgy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-6)

Note: Restricted to MFA (Drama) and MA (Drama) students. Not to be taken by students with credit in DRAMA 681.


DRAMA 690 - Topics in Applied Theatre Aesthetics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


DRAMA 695 - Final Research Project (Course Based Masters) View Available Classes

★ 0.1 (fi 1)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

Public presentation of final research project. This is a pass/fail course.


DRAMA 777 - Theatre Practice Projects View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-6L-0)

Practice-based research projects in any area of theatre. Prerequisite: consent of Department. This is a Pass/Fail Course.