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DRMA 119
Technical Theatre III


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 80

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:60


Description
The current play production is used as a lab course with practical application covering fundamentals of scene construction, costuming, scene painting, sound and lighting operation. Formerly THEA 119.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an increased working knowledge of terminology/tools used in "building" a live theatrical production.
  • Demonstrate increased proficiency in standard practices and techniques of the profession.
  • Demonstrate safe shop practices in specific areas of theatrical labor.
  • Demonstrate an increased ability to work independently as well as in cooperation with others.
  • Demonstrate creative problem solving techniques as inevitable challenges/opportunities of production arise.

  • Course Topics
  • Shop tools and their proper use (including issues of safety)
  • Hardware specific to theatrical construction
  • Flat-Frame Construction
  • Platform Construction
  • Painting (types of paint used, choosing colors, varieties of application techniques, etc)
  • Building for an audience (“sightline” issues)
  • Lighting Instruments (types, maintenance, hanging/focusing, etc.)
  • Special problems unique to our specific theatre space
  • Special problems unique/specific to the current prodution

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DRMA 119
    Fall 2010
    0824
    Kevin Loomer
    DRMA 119
    Fall 2009
    0824
    Kevin Loomer


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.