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Course Description

An introduction to technical theatre and the creation of scenic elements. Includes basic concepts of design, painting techniques, set construction, set movement, prop construction, backstage organization, and career possibilities. May include state management, lighting and/or sound techniques. Lecture, reading, projects, and practical experience. (C-ID: THTR 192) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.

Learning Outcomes

  • Critique a live theatrical production.
  • Master safety procedures for working in a scenic shop.
  • Master basic vocabulary for set/scenic construction.
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge regarding the responsibilities of the different technical and creative jobs related to production.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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