Oct 20, 2019
THR 256 - Rehearsal and Performance for Stage
Casting, rehearsing and acting in made-for-stage drama and comedy scripts.
Prerequisite: THR 111 Introduction to Acting, THR 112 Acting II, or permission of Instructor
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Solve problems that naturally arise from a collaborative art such as theater in helping set priorities, tasks, deadlines, rehearsal discipline and process, etc.
- Define the progression of rehearsal and performance techniques from play selection and first read-through all the way to set strike and post mortem.
- Follow the necessary steps of the working "process" that brings a script alive on the stage.
- Carry out specific skills relevant to the function fulfilled in the production such as: acting, assistant directing or stage managing, costume management, play/period research, house management, set design, construction, lighting, sound, set decorating and props creation.
- Speak and write on the process of rehearsal and performance for a full-fledged semi-professional theatrical production.
- Practice one or more of the technical aspects of a theater production in costumes, props, scene design, lighting or sound.
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