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Theatre 1000
Introduction to Theatre History I
YesNoNo
A historical survey of the art of the theatre. The history of theatre will be studied in terms of the evolution of performance and of the physical theatre from their origins in a variety of social rituals and contexts through to their present plurality of forms. At the same time, the nature and function of the various components of theatrical performance (acting, directing, design, etc.) will be analysed in terms of period philosophical, social, cultural, political and religious contexts. These courses are open to non-theatre students.
Theatre 1001
Introduction to the History of Theatre II
NoYesNo
is a historical survey of the art of the theatre. The history of theatre will be studied in terms of the evolution of performance and of the physical theatre from their origins in a variety of social rituals and contexts through to their present plurality of forms. At the same time, the nature and function of the various components of theatrical performance (acting, directing, design, etc.) will be analysed in terms of period philosophical, social, cultural, political and religious contexts. These courses are open to non-theatre students.
Theatre 1000
Theatre 1010
Introduction to Acting
YesNoNo
An appreciation of the fundamentals of the craft of acting. Basic exercises in voice, movement, relaxation and concentration, improvisation and script analysis will introduce the student to the imaginative and physical skills required by an actor. This is a basic course for all theatre students regardless of their specific areas of interest. This course is open to non-theatre students.
6 Hours of Studio per week
Theatre 1020
Introduction to Stagecraft
YesNoNo
an appreciation of the basic vocabulary and techniques of the various technical and organizational structures and practices of staging plays. Areas of concentration will include scenic and costume construction, basics in lighting, painting, props, sound and stage management. This is a basic course for all theatre students regardless of their specific areas of interest. This course is open to non-theatre students.
6 Hours of Studio per week
Not offered for the fall of 2014. Applications will be accepted for the fall of 2015
Theatre 1110
Acting I
NoYesNo
an introductory course for those majoring in acting. Emphasis on voice, speech, movement and text analysis. Various learning methods will be employed, from sensitivity exercises to improvisation and creative imagination exercises. Participation in in-class performance is required.
6 Hours of studio per week
Theatre 1000, 1010, 1020
Theatre 1120
Stagecraft I
NoYesNo
an introductory course for those majoring in stagecraft. Emphasis on the fundamentals of scenic carpentry, wardrobe, sound, lighting, crewing, painting and stage management. Practical projects will be related to departmental productions.
6 Hours of Studio per week.
Not offered for the winter of 2015. Applications will be accepted for the fall of 2015.
Theatre 1001, 1010, 1020
Theatre 2010
Acting II
YesNoNo
a second level course for Acting Majors. Emphasis on speech, text analysis and scene study. Various techniques and texts will be employed to root the student in the fundamental process of acting. A beginning approach to understanding the body as an instrument and the techniques required to use the instrument.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 1001, 1110
Theatre 2011
Acting II
NoYesNo
a second level course for Acting Majors. Emphasis on speech, text analysis and scene study. Various techniques and texts will be employed to root the student in the fundamental process of acting. A beginning approach to understanding the body as an instrument and the techniques required to use the instrument.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 1001, 1110
Theatre 2020
Stagecraft II
YesNoNo
a second level course for the Stagecraft Major. Emphasis on the fundamentals of drafting, stage management, model-making, props building, and painting.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 1001, 1120
Theatre 2021
Stagecraft II
NoYesNo
a second level course for the Stagecraft Major. Emphasis on the fundamentals of drafting, stage management, model-making, props building, and painting.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 1001, 1120
Theatre 2080
Production Acting
YesNoNo
either a semester's worth of work in one of the major productions, in a supporting capacity (i.e. a supporting role) or a significant role in a studio production.
4 credit hours
12 hours of studio per week
Theatre 1110
Theatre 2081
Production Acting
NoYesNo
either a semester's worth of work in one of the major productions, in a supporting capacity (i.e. a supporting role) or a significant role in a studio production.
4 credit hours
12 hours of studio per week
Theatre 1110
Theatre 2090
Production Stagecraft
YesNoNo
either a semester's worth of work in a major production in a supporting capacity (i.e. assistant stage manager, wardrobe assistant, etc.) or in a studio production in a major capacity.
4 credit hours
12 hours of studio per week
Theatre 1120
Theatre 2091
Production Stagecraft
NoYesNo
either a semester's worth of work in a major production in a supporting capacity (i.e. assistant stage manager, wardrobe assistant, etc.) or in a studio production in a major capacity.
4 credit hours
12 hours of studio per week
Theatre 1120
Theatre 3010
Acting III
YesNoNo
an intermediate level course for the Acting Major. Continued emphasis on speech, voice production, text analysis, etc. Intermediate level scene study on material including non-realistic plays.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2010, 2011, 2080,2081
Theatre 3011
Acting III
NoYesNo
an intermediate level course for the Acting Major. Continued emphasis on speech, voice production, text analysis, etc. Intermediate level scene study on material including non-realistic plays.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2010, 2011, 2080, 2081
Theatre 3020
Stagecraft III
YesNoNo
an intermediate course for Stagecraft Majors. Continued emphasis on carpentry, painting, lighting, sound, wardrobe, stage management, etc.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2020, 2021, 2090, 2091
Theatre 3060
Master Class I (Stagecraft)
YesNoNo
a semester's worth of work for stagecraft students with a guest artist in a particular area of specialization.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2020, 2021
Theatre 3061
Master Class II (Stagecraft)
NoYesNo
a semester's worth of work for stagecraft students with a guest artist in a particular area of specialization.
6 hours of studio per week.
Theatre 2020, 2021, 3060
Theatre 3070
Master Class I (Acting)
YesNoNo
a semester's worth of work for acting students with a guest artist in a particular area of specialization.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2010, 2011, 2080
Theatre 3071
Master Class I (Acting)
NoYesNo
a semester's worth of work for acting students with a guest artist in a particular area of specialization.
6 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2010, 2011, 3070
Theatre 3080
Production-Acting
YesNoNo
work on a major production in a significant capacity (i.e. a principal role).
4 credit hours
16 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2010, 2011, 2080, 2081
Theatre 3081
Production-Acting
NoYesNo
work on a major production in a significant capacity (i.e. a principal role).
4 credit hours
16 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2010, 2011, 2080, 2081
Theatre 3090
Production-Stagecraft
YesNoNo
work on a major production in a significant capacity (i.e. stage manager, crew chief, head of props, etc.).
4 credit hours
16 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2020, 2021, 2090, 2091
Theatre 3091
Production-Stagecraft
NoYesNo
work on a major production in a significant capacity (i.e. stage manager, crew chief, head of props, etc.).
4 credit hours
16 hours of studio per week
Theatre 2020, 2021, 2090, 2091
Theatre 3605
Music Theatre Workshop
NoNoYes
an advanced performance course for singers and actors. It offers students the opportunity to experience the performance elements inherent in a professional level music theatre production through an intensive rehearsal period, a performance run and an extended tour. The goal of this course is to develop the students' skills in preparing a production for public performance at a professional level. (Offered in intensive intersession format only).
6 credit hours
By audition
Same as Music 3605
Theatre 4001
Theatre Institute at Harlow
NoYesNo
full semester's work, utilizing both the Harlow Campus and Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, comprising a "thesis production" involving fourth-year acting and stagecraft students in major responsibilities. A practical component in Theatre Criticism utilizing the resources of the Harlow Campus proximity to London and Stratford. A series of Master Classes, Workshops, Field Trips and Guest Lectures offered by members of the theatre profession in England. A project in a selected area of theatre history.
10 credit hours
Theatre 4010 or 4011, 4060 or 4070, 4080 or 4090, 4030 or 4040
Theatre 4010
Acting IV
YesNoNo
an advanced course for acting majors. Concentration on advanced scene study on texts illustrating period styles or genres of plays.
6 hours of studio per week.
Theatre 3010 and 3011, 3080 and 3081
Theatre 4020
Stagecraft IV
YesNoNo
advanced course for Stagecraft Majors with individual concentration on specific technical skills.
6 hours of studio per week.
Theatre 3020 and 3021, 3090 and 3091
Theatre 4030
Theory of Directing and Design
YesNoNo
an examination and analysis of the nature and practice of directing and design from a theoretical and aesthetical perspective. A lecture/seminar course involving script analysis to examine the interpretive and imagistic processes of directors and designers.
Theatre 3010 and 3011, Theatre 3020 and 3021, Visual Arts 2700/2701 and 18 credit hours in Dramatic Literature courses
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