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.
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