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THTR 1130 Elements of Theatre Production I (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Elements I introduces the history, theory, and practice of technical theatre production through lectures, discussions, observation and hands-on experience. The class consists of two paths of learning. The first will be practicing the necessary skills for the preparation of scenery, props, costumes and lights. Students will be required to learn to safely rig scenery, use many power tools, hang and focus lighting equipment, and cut and stitch fabric. The second path develops literacy in the visual design elements as it applies to theatre and theatrical spaces. A number of exercises will expand your visualization and creative skills. Required for Theater Majors and Minors.


Instructor(s): Russell Swift, Crystal Tiala and Jacqueline Dalley

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: This course is required for theatre majors, but it is also open to interested non-majors by permission. Minors please get permission from Theatre Department for registration.


Last Updated: 12-Feb-15