The Avant-Garde
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: The New School for Drama
Department: Theatre History
Course Number: TDRM 5233
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Theater History, Theory & Criticism
  • Directing
  • Playwriting
A study of selected European and American innovators and innovative movements in theatre and drama from 1896 to the present, including investigation of their social contexts and theoretical bases. Each movement is approached through representative dramatic texts, images, critical articles, films and manifestos.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Students who wish to enroll in a graduate theater course at The New School for Drama must be accepted into the graduate theater program as a full-time student.


Open to School of Drama students.


Open to Graduate students.

Open to Undergraduate students.


Open to New York City students.


Open to Acting students.

Open to Directing students.

Open to Dramatic Arts students.

Open to Playwriting students.