Intercultural Study in Theatre

Course content is planned as follows:
1. Introduction. (definition and delineation of cross-cultural drama)
2. Becoming familiar with relevant national theatrical culture (1. Traditional Japanese theater .2. Traditional Indian theater. 3. Traditional Chinese theater. 4. Western theater.)
3. Interaction between Western and Oriental theatrical culture (input and output).
4. Mutual use of cross-cultural drama (1. Western use of the theories and methods of Chinese theater - Brecht, Meyerhold, Schechner, etc.)
5. Contemporary cross-cultural theater performances: (mutual use of Japanese and Western theatrical performances. Mutual use of Indian and Western theatrical performances. Mutual use of Chinese and Western theatrical performances. Structure and deconstruction, symbolism and meta-frameworks, and their diversion for use in performance are also discussed.) 6. Conclusion.