Principles of Design

Drawing of a set for Lysistrata.

Aristophanes: Lysistrata finished set design for the market square with house interior. (Photo by William Fregosi. Image courtesy of Meg Rosenburg. Used with permission.)

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MIT Course Number

21M.603

As Taught In

Fall 2005

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course deals with advanced design theories and textual analysis. Emphasis is placed on script analysis in general, as well as the investigation of design principles from a designer's perspective. Students also refine technical skills in rendering and presentation, historical research, and analysis. Class sessions include interaction with student/faculty directors and other staff designers. The goal of this course is for students to approach text with a fresh vision and translate that vision into design for performance.

Perlow, Karen, Leslie Held, Michael Katz, and William Fregosi. 21M.603 Principles of Design, Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/music-and-theater-arts/21m-603-principles-of-design-fall-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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