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 2021 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 2020 N. Barre
Fall 2020 R. Bessolo
Spring 2021 L. Warren
Spring 2021 R. Bessolo
Spring 2021 L. Warren
Spring 2021 R. Bessolo

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 2020 L. Warren M/W 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 2020 R. Bessolo T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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 2021 L. Warren M/W 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 225 Scene Design

Techniques and principles for designing scenery for the stage. Model building iscentral to project work as is basic drafting. Thumbnail and perspective sketching are incorporated in this class. (Extra materials required.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments THEA-125 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 R. Bessolo T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

THEA 241 Theatre History II

A study of the history and literature of theatre from ca.1700 to present. 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 2020 N. Barre M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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 2021 L. Warren M/W 1:40PM-3:10PM

THEA 330 Modern Drama

Traces major modern movements in theatrical theory and dramatic literature beginning in the mid-19th century with particular emphasis on the first half of the 20th century. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 N. Barre M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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 2020 L. Warren T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM