Keep up with the reading. As simplistic as it
sounds, this is perhaps the most useful bit of advice.
Our pace, on average, will be about one play per class.
Pace yourself: don't save it all for the night before.
Review regularly. Again, this seems obvious, but
regular review of past readings, particularly those portions
of texts highlighted during lecture, will prove essential.
The same advice applies to your notes from class.
Work together. While it can be true that too many
cooks spoil the broth, many hands can make light work.
As you complete your semester project, there will undoubtedly
be moments of tension, even discord, among the group.
Remember that your duty is to the play and to your peers.
Use this website. The Society on the Stage website
has been created in order to facilitate your learning
experience. It contains not only general course guidelines,
but also specifics regarding assignments, due dates, and
other essentials. While I will make every effort to remind
you of upcoming events and deadlines, the ultimate responsibility
for knowing what is due and when is yours alone. Consult
this website often in order to keep in touch with the
I hope that you will find CL 223 to be both rigorous and