History of Western Drama and Theatre

This course is mainly focused on study of Western drama literature and the evolution of theater performance. Through lectures, play analysis and video appreciation, it provides an overview of Western drama history and helps students build up the skills in creating, performing, assessing, or producing dramas. 1. The origin of drama.
2. Greek drama
3. Roman drama
4. Medieval drama
5. Renaissance drama
6. Elizabeth English drama and theatre
7. Spanish drama during the 15th -17th centuries
8. French drama and theatre development during the 15th – 17th centuries
9. Dramas during the 18th century
10. Dramas during the 19th century
11. Modern drama