Courses

THEA 103 Theatre Workshop

Laboratory work designed to give the stu dent experience in mounting a play on th e stage. May be repeated for credit.. Le cture: None; Laboratory: Approximately 5 0 hours/term. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 B. Partin
Fall 2014 G. Arthur
Fall 2014 J. Ruhland
Spring 2014 G. Marsh
Spring 2014 G. Arthur
Spring 2014 J. Ruhland
Spring 2014 G. Arthur
Spring 2014 G. Arthur
Spring 2014 J. Ruhland
Spring 2014 B. Partin
Fall 2015 L. Warren
Fall 2015 J. Ruhland
Fall 2015 V. Staff
Spring 2015 D. Montgomery
Spring 2015 G. Arthur
Spring 2015 J. Ruhland
Spring 2015 B. Partin
Spring 2015 J. Ruhland
Spring 2015 G. Arthur
Spring 2016 L. Warren
Spring 2016 J. Ruhland
Spring 2016 V. Staff
Spring 2016 B. Partin
Spring 2016 J. Ruhland
Spring 2016 V. Staff

THEA 111 Voice and Diction

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 L. Warren M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

THEA 114 Make-Up for the Stage

Lectures on and practical experience wi th the techniques used in stage make-up. Covers the materials and techniques for traditional stage make-up application, 3-D special effects, and prosthetics. Le cture-Laboratory: 4 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 J. Ruhland T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

THEA 125 Stagecraft

Techniques and principles of scenery con struction and other elements of technica l production. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Labora tory: 70 hrs/term. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 G. Arthur T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2014 G. Arthur M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Fall 2015 V. Staff T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

THEA 150 Play Analysis

A study of methods used by actors, play wrights, directors, and designers to cri tically examine a play for production pu rposes. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 B. Partin T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2015 B. Partin M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM
Spring 2016 B. Partin M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM

THEA 211 Acting I

The practical application of the fundame ntal principles of acting. Lecture: 4.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 L. Warren M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM
Fall 2015 L. Warren M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 212 Acting II

The practical application of the fundame ntal principles of acting. Lecture: 4.5 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA-211 or permission for THEA-212

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 B. Partin M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM
Spring 2014 L. Warren M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM
Spring 2015 L. Warren M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM
Spring 2016 L. Warren M/W 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 225 Scene Design

Techniques and principles for designing scenery for the stage. Model building is central to project work as is basic dra fting. Thumbnail and perspective sketchi ng are incorporated in this class. (Extr a materials required.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk . 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA-125 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 G. Arthur M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

THEA 312 Acting III

Advanced application of the principles of acting covered in THEA 211 & 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 2014 B. Partin M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM
Spring 2014 L. Warren M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM
Spring 2016 L. Warren M/W/F 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 315 History of the Theatre I

A study of the history and literature o f theatre from its primitive origins to ca. 1700. It covers major developments i n production conventions and dramatic li terature, with attention given to theatr es connections to society. Lecture: 3 h rs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2015 B. Partin T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

THEA 316 History of the Theatre II

A study of the history and literature o f theatre from ca. 1700 to present. It c overs major developments in production c onventions and dramatic literature, with attention given to theatres connection s to society. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA-150

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 B. Partin T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

THEA 325 Lighting Design

Lighting theory and basic electrical pr inciples for stage applications, includi ng drafting of light plots and the devel opment of instrument schedules, cue shee ts, etc. Students will use the computeri zed lighting system to gain experience i n cue writing and data entry. (Extra mat erials required.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 G. Arthur M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2016 V. Staff M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

THEA 332 Shakespeare

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

Pre-requisites/Comments RHET-125, ENGL-240 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course; or by permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 D. Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Fall 2015 D. Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

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.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 D. Whiteside T 4:30PM-7:30PM
Fall 2015 D. Whiteside T 4:30PM-7:00PM

THEA 344 Modern Drama

Traces major modern movements in theatri cal theory and dramatic literature begin ning in the mid-19th century with partic ular emphasis on the first half of the 2 0th century. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 B. Partin M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM
Fall 2015 B. Partin M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM
Spring 2015 B. Partin

THEA 350 Performance Theory

A course for advanced students focusing on theatrical, dramatic, and performanc e theory in the 20th century in relation to actual stage practice. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2015 L. Warren T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

THEA 405 Independent Study & Research

A program of advanced intensive study an d experience in theatre under the guidan ce of the departmental staff. The studen t must submit a written proposal to the Department before the beginning of Exami nation Week of the term prior to the ter m in which the work is to be done. See d epartmental guidelines. Lecture-Laborat ory: hours vary 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 J. Ruhland

THEA 406 Independent Study & Research

A program of advanced intensive study an d experience in theatre under the guidan ce of the departmental staff. The studen t must submit a written proposal to the Department before the beginning of Exami nation Week of the term prior to the ter m in which the work is to be done. See d epartmental guidelines. Lecture-Laborat ory: hours vary 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Departmental approval of proposal and three graded (not P/F) one quarter units of Theater Workshop; THEA-405 or 407 is prerequisite to THEA-406

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 J. Ruhland
Spring 2015 J. Ruhland

THEA 450 Play Direction

The principles, problems, and technique s of directing plays. Lecture: 4.5 hrs/w k. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA-211.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 L. Warren T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

THEA 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 B. Partin

THEA 497 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1/2 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments See catalog

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 B. Partin