200

THR-210 Scene Study

This course includes advanced work in characterization, vocal and body control, and exercise in the development of style and technique relevant to scenes and plays selected for study and presentation. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

THR-110

THR-214 Audition Techniques

This is a practical course which helps the student investigate, select, and prepare audition material appropriate to the individual and the audition call. The course includes exercises in handling cold readings and in learning to look at auditions from the casting director's point of view. Lecture [2.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

THR-110

THR-215 Directing for the Stage

This course is designed to instruct students in the fundamentals of direction for the stage. Student directors will learn how to analyze a script, cast, block, and direct a scene that will be presented in a performance for the public. This course explores various directing techniques that emphasize not only the artistic approach but also the practical and technical elements ofthe theatre. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

THR-101, THR-110

THR-216 Theatre Production Workshop

This is a practical course that produces a selected dramatic work as a result of collective class involvement in casting, set design and construction, lighting, costuming, makeup, promotion, rehearsal, stage management, and performance. The workshop culminates in a public performance of the project. Lecture [4.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

THR-110, THR-131

THR-217 Theatre Performance and Production

This is a practical course in which students are introduced to acting and/or technical production. As a part of the course, students will actually be involved in theatre productions. Lecture [1.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

THR-131

THR-231 Stage Electrics

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the fundamental skills requisite to actualizing lighting and sound designs. Emphasis is given to the identification, use, and maintenance of equipment, as well as to basic electronics theory and practice. Special attention is given to basic theories and aesthetics of light and sound as design elements. Lecture [4.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

THR-131

THR-232 Stage Management

This course is an analysis of the techniques and responsibilities of the stage manager in the various forms of the performing arts. Areas of study covered include stage management in the theatre, concerts, and television. Lecture [1.00].

Credits

1

Prerequisites

THR-131

THR-236 Lighting Design

This is a practical course in the principles and actual techniques of lighting design. Course work includes lectures, demonstrations, and lab sessions on equipment, color optics, and the setting and control of lighting for all forms of stage performance. A portion of the course is devoted to the contemporary lighting techniques used in clubs and rock concerts. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

THR-136

THR-240 The Classic Cinema

This course is an in-depth study of the style, philosophy, and significance of selected directors and films. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

THR-140, CIN-140