2023-2024 / THEA0004-1

Theatre history and theory


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in information and communication5 crédits 
 Bachelor in philosophy5 crédits 
 Bachelor in French and Romance languages and literatures : general5 crédits 


Nancy Delhalle

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

We'll follow the most important moments of the history of European theatre, from the tragedy in ancient Athens to « postmodern » drama.

For each period, we'll see how contemporary directors reread the repertoire.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit


The student will develop a critical approach of contemporary theatre through history.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods



Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

The course will take place at the second semester.

Recommended or required readings

Plays are supposed to be known. 

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:

(The evaluation is an oral examination.)

Evaluation Covid 19 : written work


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Pr. Nancy Delhalle ndelhalle@uliege.be

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