Fall 2024

Ensemble Theatre Making

Listed in: Theater and Dance, as THDA-240


SEVAN Tavoukdjian (Section 01)


Calling all writers, actors, directors, and musicians! Let’s create a show together. Creativity and collaboration are concepts found in all disciplines and regularly requested. This course is a practical, on-your-feet introduction to collaborative and devised theatre-making as an ensemble of artists. Students will be introduced to different processes of ensemble theatre-making  through critical texts and classroom practice. Students will be expected to work with various approaches, as performers and creators, through small-scale, class-based performance projects in parallel to a large ensemble project to be presented at the end of the semester.  Limited to 22 students. Spring semester. Professor SEVAN.

How to handle overenrollment: THDA majors given priority.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Regular attendance and class participation, class discussion, reading, and self-reflection/project-response writing assignments.

Course Materials


2023-24: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Fall 2013, Fall 2024