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THE 117 - Theatre Production 1

Credits: 3
1 Lecture Hours 3 Studio Hours

In this course all phases of producing a theatrical event are studied through the application of skills to performance. 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.
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 techniques.
  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 scene design, stage lighting, construction and other related phases of production.
Reference Materials
Materials and supplies necessary for each semester’s departmental productions.
Contemporary text and appropriate AV materials.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 07/13/2006

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