This course explores culture in Cuba, past and present, with emphasis on the performing and visual arts. We consider the important historical, economic, and political contexts that inform Cuban arts today.
The Advanced Viewpoints class will include study and exploration of creating work and working with scripts through use of Anne Bogart’s Viewpoints Training. There will also be a section on Viewpointing with motion capture and virtual reality.
Prereq: 3831 (2831), or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.
An exploration of costume graphics and presentation software generally recognized as industry standards in the theatre.
Presentation of scenic design in three dimensional model form; emphasis on designing for non-proscenium production. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 643.
An examination of drafting techniques and graphics presentation in relation to theatre design and technology, with an emphasis on 2D environments. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 621.01.
An exploration of advanced techniques in theatre drafting and graphics, with an emphasis on 3D environments. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 621.02.
Advanced study on the history and contemporary practice of technology and media used in contemporary live performance, such as moving lights, projections, film, video and digital animation.
Advanced study of a focused international theatre history topic such as African, Spanish and Portuguese, Asian theatre, theatre masks, puppets, Irish diaspora.
Advanced study on the history and contemporary practice of the art form of musical theatre including an emphasis on the American Rock Musical.