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Script Analysis

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In this course students will survey some diverse ways of analyzing scripts for dramatic production. This class focuses on reading a script theatrically with a view to mounting a coherent production. Through careful, intensive reading of a variety of plays from different periods and different aesthetics, a pattern emerges for discerning what options exist for interpretation of a script. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to assess a script146s components, develop critical thinking skills in the analysis and interpretation of scripts, and use script analysis techniques.