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Theatre Arts Appreciation is a study of live theatre and how it is produced, how it is developed historically and culturally, and how it is evaluated and analyzed. This is primarily a survey class that includes some practical hands on experience in the various theatrical crafts as well as theatre going experiences. Students can expect to study the following areas of the theatre: (1) The Theatre as a Seeing Place (2) Playwrights, Perspectives, and Forms (3) The Actor (4) The Director (5) Designers (6) Producers (7) Musical Theatre (8) Critics.