Queen's University

Introduction to Theatre for Young Audiences [DRAM 211]

DRAM 211/3.0 (Offered by Arts and Science Online)

 

An introduction to the history and theory of theatre conceived for audiences of young people. Students will read a variety of plays intended for young audiences and consider the social and artistic issues associated with various dramatic and theatrical techniques.

DRAM 211 offers an introduction to the history, literature, and theories of theatre conceived for audiences of young people. Students will read a variety of plays intended for young audiences and consider the social and artistic issues associated with various dramatic and theatrical techniques.

This online course will explore how the theatre for young audiences (TYA) plays are responding to the immediate developmental, social, educational and artistic needs of their audience. The course is divided into three units as follows: 1) Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) – Defining the Field; 2) Making TYA in Canada; and 3) Contemporary TYA in Canada.

Professor: Craig Walker

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