THR 151 - Stagecraft I
Classroom and workshop study relative to technical elements of theater production. All aspects are introduced and can be practiced including costume design and construction, stage lighting design and mechanics, sound design, props and stage management. Lecture, discussion and studio work on theater department productions.
2 Class Hours, 1-4 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Assist in designing a model and set for a full-fledged theater production.
2. Practice with hand tools commonly found in theater scene shops.
3. Aid in constructing scenery from working drawings.
4. Choose the appropriate materials and hardware for scenic construction.
5. Identify the basic types of theater spaces and their differences in staging.
6. Express a basic knowledge of theatrical technology.
7. Define the roles and responsibilities of individuals involved in theatrical production.
8. Be somewhat proficient in one or more of the technical aspects of a theater production in costumes, props, scene design, lighting or sound.
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