21M.734 / 21M.733
This course features a projects section with examples of student work.
This course will examine theory of scenic design as currently practiced, as well as historical traditions for use of performance space and audience/performer engagement. Four play scripts and one opera or dance theater piece will be designed after in-depth analysis; emphasis will be on the social, political and cultural milieu at the time of their creation, and now.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Fregosi, William. 21M.734 Design for the Theater: Scenery, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/music-and-theater-arts/21m-734-design-for-the-theater-scenery-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA