Courses

THEA 101 Fundamentals of Theatre

An introduction to the collaborative art of theatre and dramatic literature through lectures, discussion of basic artistic components involved in the theatrical process, and attending live theatre. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 N. Barre M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

THEA 103 Theatre Workshop

Laboratory work designed to give the student experience in mounting a play on the stage. May be repeated for credit.. Lecture: None; Laboratory: Approximately 40 hours/term. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 L. Warren
Fall 2019 R. Bessolo
Fall 2019 V. Staff
Spring 2020 N. Barre
Spring 2020 R. Bessolo
Spring 2020 V. Staff
Spring 2020 L. Warren
Spring 2020 V. Staff
Spring 2020 R. Bessolo

THEA 111 Voice and Diction

An overview of the use of voice in the theatre. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 L. Warren M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

THEA 112 Acting I

The practical application of the fundamental principles of acting, including voice, movement, analysis, and scene work. (1) (1) Lecture: 4.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 L. Warren M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 125 Stagecraft

Techniques and principles of scenery construction and other elements of technical production. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 50 hrs/term. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 R. Bessolo T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

THEA 203 Intermediate Theatre Lab

Enrollment in THEA 203 wil be reserved for students whose role/job is more substantial thus requiring additional commitment of time, engagement, and responsibilities. The type of jobs which qualify for THEA 203 may include: an assistant to a designer, a stage manager/assistant for a director, or an especially demanding acting role. (1/2) 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 L. Warren

THEA 212 Acting II

Continuation of the pratical application of the fundamental principles of acting, introduced in Acting 1, including voice, movement, analysis, and scene work. Lecture: 4.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA 112 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 L. Warren M/W 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 240 Theatre History I

A study of the history and literature of theatre from its primitive origins to ca. 1700. It covers major developments in production conventions and dramatic literature, with attention given to theatre's connections to society. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 N. Barre M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Fall 2019 N. Barre

THEA 312 Acting III

Advanced application of the principles of acting covered in THEA 112 & 212, with an emphasis on in-depth work leading to mature interpretation and performance. Lecture: 4.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA-212

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 L. Warren M/W 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 325 Lighting Design

Lighting theory and basic electrical principles for stage applications, including drafting of light plots and the development of instrument schedules, cue sheets, etc. Students will use the computerized lighting system to gain experience i n cue writing and data entry. (Extra materials required.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA-125 or permission. (THEA 225 recommended.)

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 R. Bessolo T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

THEA 332 Shakespeare

Analysis of selected plays with oral interpretation. (Cross-listed as ENGL 332). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. Film-Laboratory: 2-3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-240 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 K. Hoffman M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

THEA 332L Shakespeare Lab

Analysis of selected plays with oral interpretation. (Same as English 332) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. Film-Laboratory: 2-3 hrs/wk.

Pre-requisites/Comments Take THEA-332

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 K. Hoffman T 4:30PM-7:30PM

THEA 450 Play Direction

The principles, problems, and techniques of directing plays. Lecture: 4.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA-101 THEA-112 THEA-225 OR THEA-325 OR THEA-375 THEA-240 OR THEA-241, THEA-212 is recommended or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 L. Warren