THEA-134: Technical Theatre Specialties: Rotating Skills

School
Liberal Arts
Department
Theater
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Theatre
Course Number
134
Course Title
Technical Theatre Specialties: Rotating Skills
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
None
Co-requisites
None
Catalog Course Description

Focuses on understanding theory through practical application on multiple projects. Provides experience in one of the following specialized areas: scenic and/or properties design, construction and/or painting, theatre sound: design, engineering and operation; special effects: design, safety, engineering and operation; production management, stage management, house management, lighting: design, hanging and operations; or promotion and publicity.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

To provide students practical experience and theoretical application in key technical production processes.

Core Course Topics
  1. Technical Theatre Project Areas.
  2. Choosing an Area.
  3. Relating the Project to the Production.
  4. Creating the Project.
  5. Integrating the Project into the Production.
  6. Evaluating the Project.
  7. Modifying the Project.
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  • Conduct research to develop cognitive knowledge in the area.*
  • Produce projects relevant to the theatrical process in the specialized and associated areas.*
  • Engage in skill-building activities to develop expertise in the area.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well in supervised teams and in solo activities.*
  • Demonstrate the ability to assist in various production-related activities of the given semester, including run crew activities.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

Creative projects.
Objective tests.
Discussions.
Project presentations.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

Determined by department

Approval Dates

ILT Approval Date
09/30/2011
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
11/07/2011