Course Details for Corrie Danieley - Summer - 2019

Old Meets New: London Theatre in Performance

Faculty:
Corrie Danieley (More Info)

Course:
Old Meets New: London Theatre in Performance


Program Dates:

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
TBA

Discipline(s):
Theatre

Course Description:
Explore British Theatre and performance through a classical and contemporary lens using the city as your stage and the London theatre district as your artistic playground. This course enhances the critical eye of the artist as well as builds upon the artist’s body as creative instrument. Blending performance-based classes and workshops with critical thinking and collaborative learning, students from all disciplines will benefit and grow into healthier, stronger performers and communicators. Visiting Shakespeare’s birthplace, viewing historical costumes in Bath, learning Morris dancing in Hyde Park, and taking in a performance at The Globe Theatre will bring history to life and allow artists to use these tools in their craft.

Prerequisites:
None

Physical Activity Requirements:
Average of 4 to 5 miles walking each day. -Daily movement-based exercises (non-strenuous and open to all body types/health levels).

Course Highlights:
  1. Explore British Theatre and performance through a classical and contemporary lens using the city as your stage and the London theatre district as your artistic playground
  2. Performance-based classes and workshops blend with critical thinking and collaborative learning, students from all disciplines will benefit and grow into healthier, stronger performers and communicators
  3. Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace, view historical costumes in Bath, and take in performances at The Globe Theatre
  4. Build your artistic body as a creative instrument by learning Morris Dancing (English Country Dance), period movement, and The Alexander Technique in Hyde Park
  5. Create an artistic expression in response to the cityscape, environment, and the theatre/art/dance experienced during the course.
  6. This course is excellent preparation for students majoring in the theatre, music, visual art, dance, the fine arts, performing arts, and literature
  7. 3 Credit Hours Earned in two weeks - Open to ALL majors