The Dramatic Imagination
This course is an introduction to the basic principles of script analysis, research, and dramatic form. The course provides an introduction to dramatic theory, and an introduction to the field of dramaturgy. The class looks at dramatic texts in terms of structure, genre, and context. It also provides an explanation of the function of dramaturgy and the dramaturg. It is first and foremost an academic class in which reading, writing, and critical thinking are emphasized.