Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Theatre and Dance Studies


Theatre and Dance Studies 276. World Theatre: Global Perspectives

An overview of various non-Western performance traditions and methodological approaches. The course investigates a wide variety of performances, carnivals and religious rites from Melanesia and Asia (Papua New Guinea, India, Sri Lanka, Japan, China, Korea, Tibet, Java and Bali), the Caribbean, and Africa. Live performance and film complement assigned readings of scripts, theoretical writings and anthropological studies.

Non-Western Theatre and Performance
Asian Theatre and Performance