This course explores the history and theory of avant-garde performance from its inception in the early 20th century through Surrealism. Questions addressed focus on the choices made by artists, and the forces within the culture that encourage the forms they use. Course projects include a performance that reconstructs an event from one of the periods studied and a term paper. This course is offered as both ARH 334 and THR 334. Class Notes: Offered as ARH 334 and THR 334. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisites: U3 or U4 standing; one ARH, ARS, MUS, or THR course. Requirement Designation: DEC G. Required grade: A through D.