Module 3: Evolution of Western Theatre


Learning Objectives

By the end of this Learning Module you should be able to:

  1. Explore theatre from a historical perspective
  2. Identify changing traits from various points throughout history
  3. Identify changing attributes of stages from various points in theatre history

Module Instructions

  1. Read through the Learning Material in this module and interact with the media as it is presented to you.
  2. Complete the Learning Activities listed within the module content
  3. View your classmates posts in Canvas Discussions.

Key Terms and Concepts

  • Western Theatre
  • Genre/Types of theatre
  • Aesthetics
  • Amphitheatre
  • Proscenium arch and stage
  • Arena stage
  • Thrust stage
  • Studio theatre