Irish Theatre

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Irish Theatre

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Irish Culture, Theater

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview


    Learning Outcomes
    1. Understand the development of a distinctly Irish drama
    2. Perform comparative and close analyses of a range of plays and theatrical styles
    3. Discuss the significance of theatre in cultural and political terms
    4. Relate Irish drama to historical developments
    5. Examine the role of drama in exploring key issues such as gender, class, globalisation, postcolonialism.
    6. Develop an understanding of performance praxis