Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

THE 218 - Theatre for Social Change (4 Cr.)

This course looks at specific techniques using theatre as a medium for raising awareness about issues, explore practical solutions to those problems, and, in some cases, promote changes in legislation. Students will learn about best practices in the work of Augusto Boal (Forum Theatre), Anna Deavere Smith (theatre as journalism), Bertolt Brecht (political theatre), and others. Students will develop performance projects around social problems or political issues, and will perform for audiences in the community in non-traditional locations. Prerequisite: THE 140 , THE 120 , or permission of the instructor. Variable semesters. Curry.