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Theatre

TH 103 Theatre Practicum I (1)

This course is designed to provide practical experience as a member of a theatre production crew. Crew members may work in several technical or production areas, including stage management, costumes, set design and construction, lighting, sound, properties, house management, and publicity.

TH 104 Theatre Practicum II (1)

Prerequisite: TH 103

This course continues TH 103 and is designed to provide additional practical experience as a member of a theatre production crew. Crew members may work in several technical or production areas, including stage management, costumes, set design and construction, lighting, sound, properties, house management, and publicity.

TH 105 Introduction to Dramatics (3)

This course will provide a thorough survey of the basic elements of theatre and the dramatic arts.

TH 106 Play Production (3)

This course provides an introduction to the elements of play production.  The course will cover planning, management, and technical aspects of play production and will include practical experience working with college productions.

TH 108 History and Appreciation of Theatre Art (3)

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the development of theatrical presentation from antiquity to the modern stage. The course will examine direction, management, design, and performance. Representative dramatic productions will be viewed to provide insight into the historical development and artistic values of theatre.

TH 109 Fundamental Style and Principles of Acting (3)

This course provides an introduction to the basics of acting and is geared towards students with little or no performance experience.  The course will focus on rehearsal procedures and techniques, terminology, actor discipline, and public performance.

TH 110 Acting I (3)

Prerequisite: TH 109

This course continues TH 109 and provides additional experience in the basics of acting. The course is geared towards students with limited performance experience.  The course will focus on rehearsal procedures and techniques, terminology, actor discipline, and public performance.

TH 115 Summer Theatre I (3)

This course provides an introduction to the principles and practices of summer theatre productions. The course will cover preparation, rehearsal, and performance of college productions and will emphasize the special problems of acting, directing, and managing technical aspects for summer theatre.

TH 146 Musical Theatre History (3)

This course provides a survey of American musical theatre.   The course will cover the historical development of musical theatre, significant style periods, and significant composers.  The course will emphasize music theatre as social, political, and cultural expression.  NOTE:  This course is the same as M 146.  Students may enroll in and receive credit for either TH 146 or M 146 but cannot enroll in or receive credit for both courses.

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TH 152 Stagecraft I (3)

This course provides an introduction to the basic tools and principles of stagecraft. The course will focus on basic tools and their uses, shop organization and maintenance, construction, rigging, and painting. Course participants will be responsible for building, maintaining, and striking sets used in performances.

TH 203 Theatre Practicum III (1)

Prerequisite: TH 104

This course continues TH 104 and is designed to provide additional practical experience as a member of a theatre production crew. Crew members may work in several technical or production areas, including stage management, costumes, set design and construction, lighting, sound, properties, house management, and publicity.

TH 204 Theatre Practicum IV (1)

Prerequisite: TH 203

This course continues TH 203 and is designed to provide additional practical experience as a member of a theatre production crew. Crew members may work in several technical or production areas, including stage management, costumes, set design and construction, lighting, sound, properties, house management, and publicity.

TH 206 Acting II (3)

Prerequisite: TH 110

This course continues TH 110 and provides additional experience in the basics of acting. The course is geared towards students with some performance experience.  The course will focus on rehearsal procedures and techniques, terminology, actor discipline, and public performance.

TH 207 Acting III (3)

Prerequisite: TH 206

This course continues TH 206 and provides additional experience in acting. The course is geared towards students with some performance experience.  The course will focus on rehearsal procedures and techniques, terminology, actor discipline, and public performance.

TH 211 Stagecraft II (3)

Prerequisite: TH 152

This course continues TH 152 and provides additional experience in the use of basic tools and principles of stagecraft. The course will focus on basic tools and their uses, shop organization and maintenance, construction, rigging, and painting. Course participants will be responsible for building, maintaining, and striking sets used in performances.

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