Jul 13, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TH 313 - Writing for Theatre for Young Audiences

Study, practice, and creation of original works of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) focusing on playwriting. Topics include TYA subcategories: Theatre for the Very Young, Children’s Theatre, Young Adult Theatre, and Crossover. Course will be offered on even numbered years (Spring). May be repeated up to 6 credits.

Prerequisites: TH 166, or admission to the creative writing minor.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the collaborative process through theatre work
  • Describe the process of generating dramatic literature and techniques for producing and creating plays for different age groups
  • Identify and apply elements, processes and tools within playwriting
  • Create new works through the playwriting process
  • Create new works for different age groups and diverse populations
  • Describe and critique the strengths and weakness of their own work as well as the work of their peers.
  • Identify and evaluate techniques of adapting children’s literature for the stage in existing plays and scripts
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