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|THEA 120 - THEATER PRACTICUM|
This course is an introduction to all areas in the process of producing live theater with the goal of establishing a common language and understanding of plays, the collabortive work of directors, actors, designers and technical artisans with an emphasis on technical work in building scenery and costumes, props, and lighting. This class is a combination of lecture/discussion and HANDS-ON WORK. We will read and discuss essential plays from a variety of periods and genres. There will be presentations from the directors and designers for each of the semester's productions covering the point of view of the production and how the design supports and enhances the director's vision. We will discuss various professional theater and educational theater venues, their operations and organizations. There will also be an introduction to professional theater associations and unions. These discussions will comprise the first part of most class meetings followed by intensive experiential work on the productions. Lab Fee: $50.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture, Studio