Basic Program

Theatre

Department of Theatre

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LIST OF PROGRAMS

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1st - course given only in the first semester
2nd - course given only in the second semester
ann - annual course
cr - number of credit points
ex - exercise
lect - lecture
pros - proseminar
s - seminar
w - workshop
wsh = weekly semestrial hour

A. CURRICULUM OF GENERAL STUDIES IN THEATRE
(double major program)

First Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Introduction to Drama and Theatre; lect; 4 wsh; 4cr
Text and Performance Analysis; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
History of Theatre and Drama; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Readings in the History of the Theatre; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Theatre Production*; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr
Electives
Theoretical Courses**; 6 cr
Practical Courses and Workshops**; 4 cr

Total First Year: 25 cr

* Active participation as a technical crew at the productions of the University Theatre, confirms by the Department's production manager, forms part of the requirements and passing grade of this course.
** Students may substitute one practical course or a workshop for one theoretical class or vice versa, by approval of the department's consultant

Second Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Proseminar; pros; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Electives
Theoretical Courses*; 8 cr
Practical Courses and Workshops*; 8 cr

Total Second Year: 16 cr

* Students may substitute one practical course or a workshop for one theoretical class or vice versa, by approval of the department's consultant

Third Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Seminar; s; 4 wsh; 6 cr
Electives
Theoretical Courses*; 6 cr
Practical Courses and Workshops*; 3 cr

Total Third Year: 15 cr

* Students may substitute one practical course or a workshop for one theoretical class or vice versa, by approval of the department's consultant

Total BA Studies: 60 cr

B. CURRICULUM OF ACTING PROGRAM
(single major program)

First Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Introduction to Drama and Theatre; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Text and Performance Analysis; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
History of Theatre and Drama; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Readings in the History of the Theatre; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Theatre Production*; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr
Elements of Performance; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr
Compulsory practical classes
Acting A; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Acting B; ex; 3 wsh; 2 cr
Dance Theatre A; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Speech A; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Voice Training A; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Tai Chi, Feldenkrais or Movement class; 2 wsh; 1 cr (PE course)
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 7 cr
Clusters of Courses from Other Departments
Cluster A; 8 wsh; 8 cr
Cluster B; 8 wsh; 8 cr

Total First Year: 48 cr

* Active participation as a technical crew at the productions of the University Theatre, confirms by the Department's production manager, forms part of the requirements and passing grade of this course.

Second Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Proseminar; pros; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Dramatic Reading in Israeli Plays; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr;
Dramatic Reading in Classical Plays; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr;
Compulsory practical classes
Acting C; ex; 4 wsh; 1 cr
Acting D; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Designer-Actor Workshop; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Dance Theatre B; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Body & Mask; ex. 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Expression in Movement; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Speech B; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Voice Training B; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Work on Scenes; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr;
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 7 cr
Clusters of Courses from Other Departments
Cluster A; 8 wsh; 8 cr
Cluster B; 8 wsh; 8 cr;

Total Second Year: 46 cr

Third Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Seminar; 4 wsh; 6 cr
Compulsory practical classes
Acting E; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Voice Training C; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Projects & Productions; 2 cr
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 2 cr
Clusters of Courses from Other Departments
Cluster A (including seminar); 6 wsh; 8 cr
Cluster B; 4 wsh; 4 cr;

Total Third Year: 26 cr

Total BA Studies: 120 cr

C. CURRICULUM OF DIRECTING PROGRAM
(single major program)

First Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Introduction to Drama and Theatre; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Text and Performance Analysis; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
History of Theatre and Drama; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Readings in the History of the Theatre; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Theatre Production*; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr
Elements of Performance; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr
Compulsory practical classes
Acting A; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Acting B; ex; 3 wsh; 2 cr
Dance Theatre A; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Speech A; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Voice Training A; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Tai Chi, Feldenkrais or Movement class; 2 wsh; 1 cr (PE course)
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 7 cr
Clusters of Courses from Other Departments
Cluster A; 8 wsh; 8 cr
Cluster B; 8 wsh; 8 cr

Total First Year: 48 cr

* Active participation as a technical crew at the productions of the University Theatre, confirms by the Department's production manager, forms part of the requirements and passing grade of this course.

Second Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Proseminar; pros; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Dramatic Reading in Israeli Plays; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr;
Dramatic Reading in Classical Plays; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr;
Compulsory practical classes
Acting C; ex; 4 wsh; 1 cr
Acting D; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Designer-Actor Workshop; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Dance Theatre B; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Body & Mask; ex. 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Expression in Movement; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Speech B; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Voice Training B; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Work on Scenes; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr;
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 8 cr
Clusters of Courses from Other Departments
Cluster A; 8 wsh; 8 cr
Cluster B; 8 wsh; 8 cr;

Total Second Year: 46 cr

Third Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Seminar; 4 wsh; 6 cr
Compulsory practical classes
Acting E; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Voice Training C; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Projects & Productions; 2 cr
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 2 cr
Clusters of Courses from Other Departments
Cluster A (including seminar); 6 wsh; 8 cr
Cluster B; 4 wsh; 4 cr;

Total Third Year: 26 cr

Total BA Studies: 120 cr

D. CURRICULUM OF THEATRE DESIGN PROGRAM
(double major program; complemented by the full curriculum of the Fine Art Department or a parallel program advised by the Department of Theatre's consultant)

First Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Introduction to Drama and Theatre; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Text and Performance Analysis; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
History of Theatre and Drama; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Readings in the History of the Theatre; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Theatre Production*; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr
The Visual Aspect of the Theatre; lect & ex; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Compulsory practical classes
Introduction to Stage Design; ex; 4 wsh; 3 cr
Introduction to Costume Design; ex; 4 wsh; 3 cr
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 2 cr

Total First Year: 48 cr

* Active participation as a technical crew at the productions of the University Theatre, confirms by the Department's production manager, forms part of the requirements and passing grade of this course.

Second Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Proseminar; pros; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Compulsory practical classes
Theatre Design; ex; 6 wsh; 2 cr
Introduction to lighting Design; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Advanced Stage Design; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Advanced Costume Design; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Designer-Actor Workshop; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 3 cr

Total Second Year: 17 cr

Third Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Seminar; 4 wsh; 6 cr
Compulsory practical classes
Project in Stage Design; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Project in Costume Design; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Advanced Lighting Design; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Design for Cinema and TV; ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr;
Electives
Production Project; 4 cr

Total Third Year: 18 cr

Total BA Studies: 60 cr

E. CURRICULUM OF SOCIAL THEATRE PROGRAM
(double major program)

First Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Introduction to Drama and Theatre; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Text and Performance Analysis; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
History of Theatre and Drama; lect; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Readings in the History of the Theatre; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr
Theatre Production*; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr
Introduction to Social Theatre; lect & ex; 2 wsh; 2 cr
Compulsory practical classes
Elements of Acting for Social Theatre; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Acting and Writing for Social Theatre; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr
Theatre Games; ex; 2 wsh; 1 cr;
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 5 cr

Total First Year: 25 cr

* Active participation as a technical crew at the productions of the University Theatre, confirms by the Department's production manager, forms part of the requirements and passing grade of this course.

Second Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Proseminar; pros; 4 wsh; 4 cr
Compulsory practical classes
From Improvisation to Text; ex; 6 wsh; 3 cr
Writing and Directing for Social Theatre; ex; 4 wsh; 2 cr;
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 8 cr

Total Third Year: 17 cr

Third Year Studies

Compulsory theoretical classes
Seminar; 4 wsh; 6 cr
Electives
Practical Courses and workshops; 10 cr

Total Third Year: 18 cr

Total BA Studies: 60 cr

F. CURRICULUM OF PUPPET THEATRE PROGRAM
(double major program)

An individual program, advised by the Department's consultant.

Total BA Studies: 60 cr

G. CURRICULUM OF PLAYWRIGHTING PROGRAM
(double major program)

An individual program, advised by the Department's consultant.

Total BA Studies: 60 cr





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