THE Theatre

 

THE 105 - Theatre Appreciation - GT-AH1 3 Credits
Includes discussions, workshops, and lectures designed to discover, analyze and evaluate all aspects of the theatre experience: scripts, acting, directing, staging, history, criticism and theory.
(Contact hours - 45)

THE 108 - Theater Script Analysis - GT-AH1 3 Credits
Introduces students to methods of reading and analyzing literature for the stage. In addition, students will apply staging and design concepts in visualizing and analyzing how a play looks, sounds, and feels when produced.
(Contact hours - 45)

THE 111 - Acting I 3 Credits
Covers basic acting techniques and approaches including scene study, improvisation, and script analysis. It includes practical application through classroom performance.
(Contact hours - 45)

THE 112 – Acting II 3 Credits
Continues to explore basic acting techniques and approaches including scene study, improvisation, and intermediate script analysis. It includes practical application through classroom performance.
(Contact hours - 45)

THE 116 - Technical Theatre 3 Credits
Introduces hands-on methods of constructing and painting scenery and properties and operating stage lighting. Students also learn the proper procedures of using shop equipment and serving on stage crews.
(Contact hours - 67.5)

THE 131 - Theatre Production I 3 Credits
Allows students to put into practice theories of theatre production. Participation in set construction, scenic artistry, costuming, lighting, sound, acting, stage managing, and administration is available.
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite:Instructor permission required.

THE 132 – Theatre Production II 3 Credits
Allows students to put into practice theories of theatre production. Participation in set construction, scenic artistry, costuming, lighting, sound, acting, stage managing, and administration is available.
(Contact hours - 75)
Prerequisite:Instructor permission required.

THE 141 - Improvisation I 1 Credit
Helps students learn improvisation skills for performance and character development. Emphasis is placed on Second City style of improvisation.
(Contact hours - 15)

THE 142 - Improvisation II 1 Credit
Helps students continue developing improvisation skills learned in THE 141. Exercises are more advanced and difficult. Level of instruction is appropriate for experienced and/or advanced actors.
(Contact hours - 15)

THE 175 - Special Topics 0-12 Credits
Provides the student with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

THE 188 – Practicum 1-3 Credits
Provides students an opportunity to gain practical experience in applying their skills and/or to develop specific skills in a practical work setting. The instructor will work with the student to select an appropriate work site, establish learning objectives and to coordinate learning activities with the practicum supervisor.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

THE 211 - Development of Theatre Greek-Renaissance - GT-AH1 3 Credits
Surveys the history and evolution of drama from Ancient Greece to the Renaissance, emphasizing all aspects of the art from period values to analysis of dramatic literature and performance.
(Contact hours - 45)

THE 212 - Development of Theatre Restoration to Modern- GT-AH1 3 Credits
Surveys the history and evolution of drama from the Renaissance to the present, emphasizing all aspects of the art from period values to the analysis of dramatic literature and performance.
(Contact hours - 45)

THE 215 - Playwriting - GT-AH1 3 Credits
Gives students the opportunity to learn and practice playwriting techniques, thereby improving creative writing skills. Elements of dramatic structure, dialogue, styles, and theatrical practices are emphasized.
(Contact hours - 45)

THE 231 – Theatre Production III 3 Credits
Allows students to put into practice theories of theatre production. Participation in set construction, scenic artistry, costuming, lighting, sound, acting, stage managing, and administration is available.
(Contact hours - 90)
Prerequisite:Instructor permission required.

THE 232 – Theatre Production IV 3 Credits
Allows students to put into practice theories of theatre production. Participation in set construction, scenic artistry, costuming, lighting, sound, acting, stage managing, and administration is available. 
(Contact hours - 90)
Prerequisite:Instructor permission required.

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