Study of theories, practices and techniques of play direction, with special emphasis on the function of the director as interpreter, organizer and teacher. Practical directing problems in scene work drawn from contemporary and classical plays.
This course is designed to offer qualified students the opportunity for advanced work in direction, culminating in the direction of a complete play. Students will be responsible for casting, rehearsal and overall artistic unity of the performance.
Development of a major theatre project, including the writing or editing of a script, design of sets, lights, costumes, directorial concepts and casting. Students will also experience, absorb and assimilate principle of acting.