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Part 1 The Nature of Theatre
1 The Impulse to Perform: Origins
2 Theatre as a Mirror of Society

Part 2 The Nature of Performance: The Theatre Practitioners
3 The Playwright's Vision
Looking at Joe Turner's Come and Gone by August Wilson
4 The Art of the Actor
5 The Director
6 The Designers

Part 3 The Nature of Style: Realism and Theatricalism
7 Understanding Style: Realism
8 Expressing a Worldview through Realism
Looking at And the Soul Shall Dance by Wakako Yamauchi
9 Understanding Style: Theatricalism
10 Expressing a Worldview through Theatricalism
Looking at Angels in America: Millenium Approaches by Tony Kushner
11 The Musical Theatre

Part 4 The Nature of Drama: Structure and Genre
12 The Elements of Drama and Dramatic Structure
13 Innovations in Dramatic Structure
Looking at Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegria Hudes
14 Genre
15 The Project



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