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:
1. Solve problems that naturally arise from a collaborative art such as theater in helping set priorities, tasks, deadlines, rehearsal discipline and process, etc.
2. Define the progression of rehearsal and performance techniques from play selection and first read-through all the way to set strike and post mortem.
3. Follow the necessary steps of the working "process" that brings a script alive on the stage.
4. 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.
5. Speak and write on the process of rehearsal and performance for a full-fledged semi-professional theatrical production.
6. Practice one or more of the technical aspects of a theater production in costumes, props, scene design, lighting or sound.
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