History of Opera to the Late 19th Century

Units: 1.5

Hours: 4-0-0

Survey course designed to introduce students to the history of opera as a theatrical genre. Emphasis will be placed upon composers and librettists who were major influences in the development of opera from the Renaissance through to the end of the Romantic age. Dramatic style and theory will be addressed.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of THEA 309A, THEA 309.


  • THEA 211 or THEA 347; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Theatre offered by the Department of Theatre in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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