A BRIEF INTRODUCTION
Students will be introduced to the nature of technical production, its many areas, its specific jobs, as well
as its integral connection to theatre space and the design aspects of a production, particularly set design and stage management.
The major programs students will use include CAD (Computer Assisted Drafting) and MS Office. Once students are familiar with the departmentís
three theatre venues, practical projects will include groundplan drawings, drafting, set design, working with workshop tools, construction
materials and techniques, safety issues, budgets, scene painting, promptbooks and stage management paperwork.
Student evaluation will be based on participation in lecture and lab components, acquisition of skills, attitude, plus several completed assignments, including the following: a journal describing the nature of the studentsí projects with department productions, their contribution, their assessment of each projectís merits; a groundplan using CAD of one of the departmentís major productions; 1/8Ē scale printout and a file version on disk; a prompt script for a published play to include scene breakdown, daily rehearsal schedule, rehearsal reports, technical schedule, running sheets, contact sheets, blocking codes, properties track, etc.
- There is a lab fee of $20..00 payable by Sept. 15.
- Don't forget to pickup your scale rule
NOTES: Twenty-four additional laboratory hours required on department productions.