Exploration of theatre technology topics including: technical direction, theatrical rigging, stage automation systems, and metals as a scenic element. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.
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.
Advanced study of a focused international theatre history topic such as African, Spanish and Portuguese, Asian theatre, theatre masks, puppets, Irish diaspora.
Intensive study of a problem related to movement of the actor for the purpose of developing specific principles and practices. Prereq: 3831 (2831), or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.
Exploration of post-production techniques from editorial concepts to outputting video. Students will expand their knowledge of the editorial process and their analytical skills. Prereq: 5321 and permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 633.
Intermediate film/video analysis and production through research and project assignments with camera, sound, lighting, and editing techniques. Prereq: 5321, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.
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.
New writers experiment with a variety of contemporary techniques to write, act, direct and improv short plays, oral histories, video and solo works. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 2 completions.
An exploration of period styles from ancient to contemporary; emphasis on architecture, clothing, furniture, jewelry, textiles, and decorative objects. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 649 and 650.
Advanced study on the history of creating new performance works through the collaborative, collective artistic process of devising.