THDA 435 (01) - Introduction to Theatre

Introduction to Theatre

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   180  
CRN: 10507
Special Fees: $24.00
Introduces all aspects of theatrical production: play writing, acting, directing, design, technical theatre and construction, and theatre management. Cultural and social context of theatre in our time and through the ages. Introduces major classical and modern types of theatre. Selected plays are read and discussed, and attendance at theatrical production is required.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Fine&PerformingArts(Discovery)
Instructors: Nina Morrison

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 9:40am - 11:00am HS 210
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From Hamlet to Hamilton, THDA 435 Intro To Theatre covers highlights from theatre history, theatre now, & the theatre of tomorrow, and fulfills the FPA DIscovery Requirement. You will see live UNH Theatre & Dance productions and filmed theatre, take part in creative assignments, and find out the answer to: What is theatre?  Where did it come from? Who makes it and how? What makes theatre special? How do I get free and cheap tickets?  What will be the theatre of the future?    

Students say:  I loved this project.  We all really bonded with each other and I think I made a new group of friends!  I’m glad I took this class with friends.  I’ve never taken a theatre class and never did something like this but I had a lot of fun.





There is one required book:Theatre in Your Life, 3nd Edition by Robert Barton and Annie McGregor. It is automatically available to you in Canvas through the Built-In-Books program, or, if you opt out of that, you can buy or rent it as an e-book or in print at the University Bookstore, Durham Book Exchange, or Dimond Library reserves.