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THEA 225: Shakespeare Workshop (3 credits)

Course Description

A study of William Shakespeare's life, works, contemporary performance practices, and the Royal Shakespeare Company's current training and methods of bringing the Bard's work to life for modern audiences. The curriculum of this course is tailored to the Royal Shakespeare Company's Summer Season, and this course serves as mandatory preparation for the WCC Footholds Shakespeare Study Abroad program to London and Stratford-upon-Avon. (6 hours studio.)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of C or better in THEA 260 and THEA 200B, or Instructor Permission.

Recommended Preparation: THEA 101, THEA 221, and THEA 222.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze Shakespeare's use of meter and poetry
  • y. 2. Replicate Shakespeare's Contemporary Performance Practices
  • Deliver Shakespeare's Poetic Text with skillful use of iambic pentameter
  • Perform Scenes and Monologues from some of Shakespeare's great roles

Degrees and Certificates

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


Classes Offered

  • Spring 2020 - TWRF, 6:30pm to 9:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 225, Taurie Kinoshita - CRN: 63417