Introduction to basic principles and concepts of lighting as used in theatre and computer graphics. Working in collaborative teams, students develop and execute installation schemes. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 754. Cross-listed in ArtsCol.
Design and Production
A study of light as a design element for theatrical performance; analysis and preparation of designs for realized and theoretical theatre applications. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 625.
An examination of the craft of theatre technology, with an emphasis on technical projects as associated with the responsibilities of a production electrician. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 628.
An exploration of topics on theatrical sound including audio system form and function, live mix, aesthetics of sound, audio engineering and theatrical sound design. Prereq: 3241 or 5212.
An exploration of lighting graphics and presentation software generally recognized as industry standards in the theatre.
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.
Advanced topics in lighting design including musicals, operas, installations, design research and investigation in sources located in design collections held at the Theatre Research Institute. Prereq: 5611 and 6651. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.
Advanced topics in scenic design including musicals, opera and dance; design for alternative venues including industrials, themed entertainment, events and exhibitions. Prereq: 5211 and 5212. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.
Exploration of scenic/design technology topics including stage properties, advanced scene painting, surface treatments. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 646.
Techniques used in scene painting; mixing and matching colors, rendering texture and form, enlarging painter's elevations; types of paints used in scene painting. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 642.