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2013-2014 Course Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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31-2101 Comedy: Theory


Students are exposed to theories of comedy and an overview of the building blocks of popular comedy throughout history. They analyze comedic texts and performances in a variety of media. Students look at how comedy reflects the concerns of society. They discuss their own responses to current events and issues as preparation to creating satiric work. This course is part of the Comedy Foundation which provides an introduction to both the theory and practice of comedy.

2 Credits
Requisites PREREQUISITES: 31-1225 Theatre Foundation: Performance  and 31-1325 Theatre Foundation: Performance Technique  and 31-1625 Theatre Foundation: Design and Composition  CONCURRENT: 31-2102 Comedy: Writing and Performance  COREQUISITES: 31-1210 Improvisational Techniques I 



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