Provides experience in technical production activities. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 6 completions.
BA Theatre Major Requirement
An introduction to the basic principles, techniques and challenges of directing for the stage. Prereq: 2110 and 2811. Not open to students with credit for 310.
An introductory acting class exploring the basic techniques of imagination, concentration, character development, and script analysis through work on monologues, scenes, and plays. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 280. GE VPA course.
Introduction to basic lighting design elements for the stage including research, collaboration, basic electrical practice, color theory, drafting, and lighting stage work. Prereq: 2211. Not open to students with credit for 221.
Fundamental exploration of methods of design and production as applies to costumes. Prereq: 2211. Not open to students with credit for 222.
Introduction to basic design elements for the stage including research, sketching, color theory, model building, drafting and stagecraft. Prereq: 2211. Not open to students with credit for 220.
An examination of the art of sound design as well as an exploration of the craft of sound engineering for theatre. Prereq: 2211. Not open to students with credit for 626.
Introduction to scenic, costume, lighting and sound design techniques for production; experience in research and designing projects.
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.