Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

CHI 306 - Chinese Theater

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course provides an introduction to Chinese theater from its origin to the present day. Students will learn, through study of seminal texts and video clips of performance, the basics of Chinese theater, including its musical construction, stage presentation, the virtuosity of the actor, role types, costumes, make-up, and so forth. The course is divided into two main parts. In the first part, students read and analyze the plays. In the second part of the course, students will prepare and perform a chosen play. Prerequisite(s): completion of one 300-level course or permission of instructor.