Theater ArtsTHEA 161E Mass Performance

Explores the phenomenon of mass performance--when thousand of people perform the same thing at the same time. From political festivals, such as those of the French Revolution, to flash mobs, and covering the 19th century craze of mass gymnastics as well as Olympic opening ceremonies, the course analyzes the ideas and techniques behind mass performance. Students sharpen their critical skills in analyzing performance by working with texts, videos, live performance, and archives.

Credits

5

General Education Code

IM