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    Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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THTR 115 - Stagecraft

Number of Credits: 4
Stagecraft surveys the history and practice of the technical aspects of theatre, from ancient Greece to modern day Broadway. Topics include set construction methods, stage lighting, painting techniques, stage properties, costuming, and sound implementation. Students will work at least 2 (laboratory) hours each week as arranged with instructor. (Fall & Spring Only) Three hours lecture each week. Two hours laboratory each week. Four Credits. Four billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): exemption/completion of ENG 001 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Identify and use terminology unique to technical theatrical production. (GE 4, PG 3)
  2. Demonstrate competence using hand and power tools to build basic scenery. (GE 4, PG 3)
  3. Demonstrate competence in reading and interpreting technical drawings. (GE 4, PG 3)
  4. Identify theater rigging and theater properties. (GE 4, PG 3)
  5. Apply techniques of shop safety. (GE 4, PG 3)
  6. Define set construction tools, materials, and hardware. (GE 4, PG 3)
  7. Identify stage lighting equipment. (GE 4, PG 3)
  8. Identify sound equipment. (GE 4, PG 3)
  9. Operate theatre lighting and sound equipment. (GE 4, PG 3)
  10. Employ techniques of handling scenery. (GE 4, PG 3)
  11. Construct stage scenery. (GE 4, PG 3)

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