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Beginner Level

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Definitions, Methods, and Resources for Writing Global Theatre Histories

6 videos (Total 26 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Globalization3m
Deterritorialization, Modernization, and Connectivity 3m
Methodology 5m
Course Outline 3m
Resources for Global Theatre Histories5m
5 readings
Syllabus10m
About Us10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Definitions, Methods, and Resources for Writing Global Theatre Histories10m
Historical Newspapers Online10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Theatre on the move: Migration, Mobility and Modernization

6 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings
6 videos
Mobility 3m
Theatre on the Move 4m
Touring 1m
The Exhibitionary Complex 11m
Mei Lanfang - Interview with Catherine Yeh 5m
2 readings
Theatre on the Move10m
Resources for Module 210m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Global Players: Actors, Managers and Agents

7 videos (Total 42 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Sarah Bernhardt3m
Connecting the World. Newspaper Networks 7m
Daniel Bandman3m
Kawakami Otojirō and Sadda Yacco8m
Theatrical Management8m
Theatrical Agents 9m
2 readings
Global Players: Actors, Managers, and Agents10m
Resources for Module 310m
1 practice exercise
Midterm30m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Global Hubs and Local Theatres

6 videos (Total 31 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Cairo 6m
Bombay 4m
Manila 4m
Shanghai 10m
Theatres and Modernization - Assignment 2m
2 readings
Global Hubs and Local Theatres10m
Resources for Module 410m
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Top reviews from Theatre and Globalization

By KKAug 31st 2019

This course was very informative about how globalized theatre production was in the past and not fully appreciated

By ECJun 25th 2018

The majority of material presented is done so in a variety of ways that keep the course moving forward.

Instructor

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Christopher Balme

Professor
Institut für Theaterwissenschaft / Department of Theatre Studies

About Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

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