Theatre

THE 1101 Theatre Appreciation

Theatre as an art form presented from the historical, literary and production points of view. Includes an exploration into the creative processes associated with the production of plays and the collaborative contributions of the actor, director, designers, playwright, critic and audience.
3 Credit Hours

THE 1103 Acting For The Non-Major

Introduction to the art of acting, focusing on acquainting nonmajors with the concepts and skills of the acting profession. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 1105 Introduction to Theatre

An exploration of the artists, innovators and techniques that have influenced theatrical practices in historical and contemporary productions through research, script analysis and viewing theatre productions.
3 Credit Hours

THE 1106 Stagecraft

A study of techniques for building and handling theatrical scenery. Covers tools, materials and hardware used, along with standard safety practices and the artistic and practical considerations of scenery construction.
2 Credit Hours

THE 1107 Lab for Stagecraft

A study of techniques for building and handling theatrical scenery. Covers tools, materials and hardware used, along with standard safety practices and the artistic and practical considerations of scenery construction. Three lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

THE 1111 Acting I

Basic training and practice in vocal, physical and creative processes used by the actor. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 1116 Stage Lighting Fundamentals

Study of theatrical lighting equipment, materials, methods and techniques. Emphasis on technical aspects of stage lighting, with an introduction to the principles of lighting design.
2 Credit Hours

THE 1117 Lab for Stage Lighting Fundamentals

Study of theatrical lighting equipment, materials, methods and techniques. Emphasis on technical aspects of stage lighting, with and introduction to the principles of lighting design. Three lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

THE 1118 Costume Fundamentals

Basic training in fundamental concepts and practices of costume design and construction.
2 Credit Hours

THE 1119 Lab for Costume Fundamentals

Three lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

THE 1120 Stage Make-up

Basic training in fundamental concepts and practices of stage make-up application. Four lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

THE 1194 Applied Theatre Technology I

Lab experience in theatre technology; positions can include production assistant, front of house, run crew and construction crews for theatre department productions. Assignments are made through department faculty and staff.
1 Credit Hour

THE 1196 Applied Theatre Technology II

Continued lab experience in theatre technology; positions can include production assistant, front of house, run crew and construction crews for theatre department productions. Assignments are made through department faculty and staff.
1 Credit Hour

THE 1198 Applied Theatre Technology III

Further lab experience in theatre technology; positions can include production assistant, front of house, run crew and construction crews for theatre department productions. Assignments are made through department faculty and staff.
1 Credit Hour

THE 1199 Applied Theatre Performance

Applied Theatre Performance provides the student the opportunity to receive credit for practical experience.
1 Credit Hour

THE 1212 Voice For The Actor

Introduces the techniques of training the voice for the stage. Designed to develop an awareness of the physical instrument through vocal production. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 1213 The Audition Process

Training and practice in current theatre audition techniques. Emphasis on choosing the audition piece, performing variety of auditions and cold readings. Includes the development of resume, cover letter and headshots for the actor. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 2114 Voice & Movement for the Actor

Introduces the techniques of training the body and voice for the stage. Designed to bring about an awareness of the physical instrument through sound and movement. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 2115 Movement For The Actor

Introduces the techniques of training the body for the stage. Designed to develop an awareness of the physical instrument through movement. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 2201 History of Theatre I

The world of theatre, from its origins through 1800 AD. A close look at the architecture, costuming, acting and plays of the Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, French Neoclassical and Medieval Asian periods.
3 Credit Hours

THE 2202 History of Theatre II

The world of theatre, from 1800 AD to the present day. A close look at the architecture, costuming, acting and plays of the Early American, Realism, Expressionism, Anti-Realism, Agit-Prop, Post-Modernist, American Realism, Musical Theatre and Contemporary Theatre styles.
3 Credit Hours

THE 2206 Script Analysis

Focus on discovering creative, in-depth techniques of script analysis and realizing different methods for researching the script. Techniques can be applied to understanding the script as an actor, director, designer, dramaturg or playwright. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 2216 Acting II

Intermediate training and practice in vocal, physical and creative processes used by the actor. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 2220 Theatre Portfolio

Process for creating a theatre resume and portfolio: development of presentation and interview skills.
2 Credit Hours

THE 2240 Stage Management

An introduction to the creative and administrative work of the stage manager, including hands-on activities in learning the principles and practices of stage management. Attendance at department production rehearsals and performance required. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

THE 2255 Theatre Workshop

Focused on a specialized area in theatre. This course is designed to bring together performance, direction and design/technology.
1 - 3 Credit Hours

THE 2270 Theatre Internship

Students earn credit toward certificate requirements for work learning experience related to the discipline of theatre. Students establish learning outcomes related to theatre and prepare reports and/or projects each term, detailing how the experience allowed for the application of theatre theory and/or skills. One (1) credit hour will be earned for a minimum of seven (7) practicum hours per week.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

THE 2296 Applied Theatre Technology IV

Advanced practical experience in theatre design and technology. Participation in department production required. Assignments made through department faculty and staff.
1 - 3 Credit Hours

THE 2297 Special Topics

Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in non-traditional format.
0.5 - 9 Credit Hours

THE 2298 Applied Theatre Technology V

Further advanced practical experience in theatre design and technology. Participation in department production required. Assignments made through department faculty and staff.
1 - 3 Credit Hours

THE 2299 Theatre Practicum: Performance

This course provides the student who is interested in the performance aspects of production the opportunity to receive credit for practical experience.
1 - 3 Credit Hours