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THE 117 - Theatre Production 1

Credits: 3
1 Lecture Hours 3 Studio Hours

In this course, students study all phases of producing a theatrical event and apply skills to performances. The course explores the relationship between actors, producers and technicians while including the concepts of music, publicity and stage management. Students participate in the production of one or more plays scheduled for performance during the semester. Through hands-on experience, they gain an understanding of the full production process.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Use the appropriate theatre terminology.
  2. Hang and focus stage lights.
  3. Outline the relationship between actors, producers and technicians.
  4. Identify tools and equipment relevant to the theatre.
  5. Define the theatre hierarchy and the relationship between positions.
  6. Build basic stage scenery.
  7. Operate a fly system.
  8. Participate in run crew for a theatrical production.
Listed Topics
  1. Fundamentals of scenic design
  2. Stage lighting concepts
  3. Basic set construction
  4. Props
  5. Production positions and responsibilities
Reference Materials
Materials and supplies necessary for departmental productions.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 12/01/2023
Last Reviewed: 12/01/2023

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