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English, Theatre & Spanish


The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare

Students will rehearse and perform a bilingual English-Spanish adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors / Comedia de las equivocaciones.  Students will be required to attend (on time) all scheduled rehearsals and performances; to memorize all assigned dialogue; and to execute all assigned staging.

Program Date: Summer II 2017

Important: Instructor's permission is required to enroll.

There are three course options available:


ENG 3354 - Early Shakespeare

Instructor: Joe Falocco

This course will deliver the following objectives: (1) To understand the literal significance and poetic qualities of early modern English and modern Spanish. (2) To recognize the interpretative choices made by scholars and theatre practitioners. (3) To memorize dialogue and blocking and to deliver this memorized material in performance.

The required text, a bilingual adaptation of The Comedy of Errors, will be provided to you by course faculty.

To obtain permission to enroll or to learn more about this course, contact Dr. Joe Falocco.


TH 4360 - Problems in Theatre

Instructors: Deb Alley and Joe Falocco

This course will deliver the following objectives: (1) To understand the literal significance and poetic qualities of early modern English and modern Spanish. (2) To recognize the interpretative choices made by scholars and theatre practitioners. (3) To memorize dialogue and blocking and to deliver this memorized material in performance.

The required text, a bilingual adaptation of The Comedy of Errors, will be provided to you by course faculty.

To obtain permission to enroll or to learn more about this course, contact Dr. Joe Falocco.


SPAN 4390 - Independent Studies in Spanish

Instructor: David Navarro

This course will deliver the following objectives: (1) To understand the literal significance and poetic qualities of early modern English and modern Spanish. (2) To recognize the interpretative choices made by scholars and theatre practitioners. (3) To describe one's experience acting Shakespeare in writing.  Students will write a five-page summary of their experience at the end of the semester.

The required text, a bilingual adaptation of The Comedy of Errors, will be provided to you by course faculty.

To obtain permission to enroll or to learn more about this course, contact Dr. David Navarro.


Note:  For specific course information including CRN, start & end dates, times, locations and cost, please visit the course listing in the CatsWeb - Schedule of Classes.

Applying and Registering:  Please review the information provided on our webpage - Registering for Extension.

For more information about applying and registering for this course, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning.