D/D 101 Introduction to Play Analysis

Professor: R. Rockman

CRN: 91763 Distribution: F

Time:M 3:40 pm ­ 5:40 pm OLIN 201

Close reading of selected plays, with related readings, to give the beginning student performer insight into the interpretation of a text for performance and production. In-class, informal acting of play scenes. Recommended for all Drama/Dance majors before moderation. Open to non-majors in the Lower College with acting experience and inclinations. not intended for the Upper College student. September freshmen have priority, and registration in May will necessarily be limited.

D/D 205 Playwriting

Professor: A. Dolan

CRN: 91764 Distribution: F

Time: Th 1:20 pm ­ 3:20 pm LC 210

A class for beginning students of playwriting, the course will consist of a series of varied writing exercises, both in and outside the classroom. The student will explore, in dialogue, character, structure, and language, ways of garnering inspiration for and developing plot. The most exciting fragments of these exercises will later form seed ideas for the writing of ten minute plays. This first semester of an intended sequence of classes, should demand and quality of work warrant, is to be seen as an initial foray into the complexity and long-term creative process of

playwriting. Subsequent semesters will lead to the writing of more substantial pieces of work for the stage. An approved piece of written work will be required for the instructor to give permission to enter the class. Open only to sophomores and first year students, majors and non-majors.

D/D T315 Dramaturgy

Professor: R. Rockman

CRN: 91765 Distribution: F

Time: Tue 3:40 pm ­ 4:40 pm AVA

Open only to actors cast in one of the semester's productions and meeting during the rehearsal of that play, this one-credit tutorial, in three segments of five weeks each, serves as an extension of the rehearsal and is concerned with such matters as the source, style, and background of the play. Its aim is to provide fuel for the actors' imagination through relevant discussion, reading, and inquiry into any problem presented by the script and/or the world of the play, or into conceptual issues raised in the course of the production. Permission of the instructor is required. Students may not register until the plays have been cast.


All studio course meet in the Drama or Dance Studio unless otherwise stated.

D/D 103 Introduction to Acting and Dance

Every entering Drama/Dance major, whether a freshman or transfer student, is required to register for this combined class. The class is also open to non-majors. Four credits. There are five sections of acting, and six in dance technique. Students must choose one acting section for two credits, and two dance classes for one credit each. Students may not register for less than four credits, which are indivisible. (All three sections of the course must be completed and passed in order to earn credit for the course. Partial credit will not be awarded). Limited enrollment only before the fall registration. Distribution Area: F

CRN Section Instruction Schedule
91767 103 0 Hickok Tue 1:20-3:20
91766 103 E Sills Tue 1:20-3:20
91768 103 G Dolan Wed 10:30-12:30
91769 103 D Thorton Thu 1:20-3:30
91770 103 F Bogart et al. Fri 1:30-3:30

CRN Section Instruction Schedule
91771 103 EE Churchill Mon 8:45-10:15
91772 103 CC Reid Tue 8:45-10:15
91773 103 AA Passloff Wed 8:45-10:15
91774 103 FF1 Osberg Fri 11:00-12:30
91776 103 FF2 Osberg Fri 3:40-5:10

D/D 203, 303, 403 Units in Acting

Students specializing in Acting must register for two Units in Acting (D/D 203 or 303) for three credits each, and one Unit of Movement for Actors (D/D 221 or 321 depending on the student's level) for two credits. Students who register for the integrated Unit B in opera must also register for Speech and Voice for Actors (D/D 223, 323, or 423 depending on the student's level) for one additional credit. Admission will be by audition, and is limited to 10. Seniors majoring in acting choose two Units and a Movement for Actors, but register for them as D/D 401 or D/D 402 for four credits; one Unit of Studio in Acting for two credits; and Movement for Actors for two credits. Distribution Area: F

Units In Acting
CRN Section Instruction Schedule
203 E
303 E
403 E
Sills Mon 11:00-1:00
203 G
303 G
403 G
A. Dolan Mon 1:20-3:20
203 O
303 O
403 O
Hickok Tue 10:30-12:30

CRN Section Instruction Schedule
Dolan/ Burrows Wed 1:30-4:30
203 D
303 D
403 D
Thorton Thur3:40-5:40
203 F
303 F
403 F
Bogart Et al. Friday 11:00 1:00

D/D 223, 323, 423 Speech and Voice for Actors

Distribution Area: F

Speech and Voice for Actors
CRN Section Instruction Schedule
Dolan/ Burrows Wed 1:20-4:20

D/D 221, 321, 421 Movement for Actors

Distribution Area: F

Movement for Actors
CRN Section Instruction Schedule
Churchill Wed 11:00-12:00


Those for whom dance is their speciality must register for four sections of Studio in Dance (D/D 211, 311, or 411 depending on the student's level). Each section of D/D 211, 311 and 411 is graded separately for one credit. The four credits are indivisible. Majors in dance must also register for Dance Composition and Dance workshop (217, 317, 417) for four credits. Seniors majoring in dance should register for D/D 401 or 402 for four credits, and four studio technique classes for four credits (D/D 211, 311, or 411), and must attend Dance Composition classes and Dance Workshop. These courses are open to non majors with proven experience, inclination, and permission of the instructors. Distribution Area F

Studio in Intermediate Dance II Studio in Advanced Dance III & IV

Studio in Intermediate Dance II
CRN Section Instruction Schedule
91802 211 C Reid Mon 11:00-12:30
91803 211 B Reid Tue 11:00-12:30
91804 211 E Churchill Wed 1:20-2:50
91805 211 D Latamier Thu 4:45-6:15
Studio in Advanced Dance III & IV
CRN Section Instruction Schedule
311 C
411 C
Reid Mon 1:20-2:50
311 E
411 E
Churchill Tue 3:40-5:10
311 A
411 A
Passloff Wed 10:30-12:00
311 O
411 O
Latamer Thu 3:00-4:30

D/D 217, 317, 417 Studio in Dance Composition

All sections of the course must be taken at any level. Distribution Area: F
Studio in Dance Composition
CRN Section Instruction Schedule
91814 D/D 217 C Reid Tue 1:20-3:20
91815 E Churchill Thu 1:20-2:50
Workshop Churchill/Reid/Passloff Mon 6:00-8:00
91816 317 C Reid Tue 1:20-2:50
Workshop Churchill/Reid/Passloff Mon 6:00-8:00
91817 D/D 417 C Reid Tue 3:40-5:10
Workshop Chuchill/Reid/Passloff Mon 6:00-8:00

Workshop in Cabaret Theatre

CRN: 92231 D/D 235

CRN: 92232 D/D 335

CRN: 92233 D/D 435

Professor: Sills Distribution: F

Time: Th 10:30 am ­ 12:30 pm AVA

Description not available at time of going to press. See addenda.

D/D 251 Music for Dancers

Professor: Arner

CRN: 91820 Distribution: F

Time: W 3:00 pm ­ 5:00 pm AVA

A study of rhythm theory and musical concepts specifically for dancers. The course will teach dancers what to listen for in music, how to hear rhythm, and how to discern structure. Through the experience of listening within a theoretical framework, the course will also explore aesthetic considerations in the choice of music.

D/D 313 Studio in Dance Improvisation

Professor: S. Osberg

CRN: 91819 Distribution: F

Time: F 1:20 pm ­ 2:50 pm AVA

This studio, an elective open to junior and senior drama/dance majors, seeks to provide a basis for composition work by the improvisatory approach. Offered in the fall semester. May be taken no more than four times. One credit.

D/D 315 Dance Repertory

Professor: A. Reid

CRN: 91821 Distribution: F

Time:M 3:40 pm ­ 5:10 pm AVA

Open to Junior and Senior dance majors only, or by invitation of the instructor. One credit.

D/D 243 Flamenco

Professor: A. Passloff

CRN: 91822 Distribution: F

Time: Tue 1:10 pm ­ 2:30 pm AVA

D/D 343 Flamenco

Professor: A. Passloff

CRN: 91823 Distribution: F

Time: Tue 2:30 pm ­ 3:40 pm AVA

D/D 443 Flamenco

Professor: A. Passloff

CRN: 91824 Distribution: F

Time: Tue 6:15 pm ­ 8:15 pm AVA

D/D 242 Studio in Technical Theater

Professor: N. Lunn

CRN: 91818 Distribution: F


A course in the methods, techniques, and practice of technical theater production. Stage management, scene building, lighting, wardrobe, property management, costume, and property building are taught through practical work on drama and dance productions of the Bard Theatre. Each student is assigned responsibility for technical work in one area of proven competence on at least one production in the course of the semester. The class meets once a week for planning and problem solving, and students will also be expected to attend production meetings for plays and dance theater as a support resource; to assist as required by the instructor; and to be familiar with the theater's work and problems in all areas. Each applicant must have worked successfully in the previous three semesters as a crew chief or assistant on at least two productions. Registration is limited to eight; by permission of the instructor. Open to nonmajors.