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Offered as a Minor
 
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• THTR 310, 331, or 361
 
• THTR 310, 331, or 361
  
THTR 121 Design and Technology for Stage and Screen
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An introductory overview of scenic illusion and technical devices,
 
An introductory overview of scenic illusion and technical devices,
 
starting from ancient Greece through to modern design and
 
starting from ancient Greece through to modern design and
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three design projects structured to demonstrate creative problemsolving.
 
three design projects structured to demonstrate creative problemsolving.
  
THTR 131 Beginning Acting
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Exploration and development of imaginative processes and
 
Exploration and development of imaginative processes and
 
basic techniques of acting. Training through class exercises,
 
basic techniques of acting. Training through class exercises,
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THTR 151 Introduction to Theatre and Drama
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An introductory study of theatre as a collaborative
 
An introductory study of theatre as a collaborative
 
art form, examining dramatic writing and
 
art form, examining dramatic writing and
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and promote social, political, and cultural change.
 
and promote social, political, and cultural change.
  
THTR 231 Acting Studio: Psychological Realism
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The study of acting as applied to psychologically
 
The study of acting as applied to psychologically
 
motivated text. Class work includes text analysis,
 
motivated text. Class work includes text analysis,
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the same academic year.
 
the same academic year.
  
THTR 232 Acting Studio: Style
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Theoretical concepts and practicum approaches
 
Theoretical concepts and practicum approaches
 
to acting as practiced historically and in world
 
to acting as practiced historically and in world
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E. Carlin Metz, J. Grace
 
E. Carlin Metz, J. Grace
  
THTR 310 Repertory Theatre Term (2 to 3)
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An immersive experience in theatre art composed
 
An immersive experience in theatre art composed
 
of three interrelated sections that must be taken
 
of three interrelated sections that must be taken
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in all three of the following courses:
 
in all three of the following courses:
  
THTR 331 Advanced Acting:
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Shakespeare and Beyond
 
Shakespeare and Beyond
 
Advanced integration of traditional and nontraditional acting theory and practical application
 
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Advanced theory and concepts in directing for the
 
Advanced theory and concepts in directing for the
 
stage. This course focuses on the manipulation of
 
stage. This course focuses on the manipulation of

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[edit] Performance (Theatre)

Offered as a Minor

5 credits as follows: • THTR 121, 131, and 151 • THTR 231 or 232 • THTR 310, 331, or 361


[edit] THTR 121 Design and Technology for Stage and Screen

An introductory overview of scenic illusion and technical devices, starting from ancient Greece through to modern design and production techniques. Scenery, lighting, costumes, make-up, properties, sound and technical effects are examined in the classroom and through workshop experiences as they apply to live performance and to film and television. The course includes three design projects structured to demonstrate creative problemsolving.


[edit] THTR 131 Beginning Acting

Exploration and development of imaginative processes and basic techniques of acting. Training through class exercises, scene and monologue work, discussions, readings and 294 Theatre lecture/demonstrations. Designed to develop students physically, vocally, emotionally, and experientially as interpreters of what it means to be human. ARTS; O; AC; Offered annually, usually multiple terms; J. Grace, E. Carlin Metz, D. Nichols


[edit] THTR 151 Introduction to Theatre and Drama

An introductory study of theatre as a collaborative art form, examining dramatic writing and theatrical production, and the process whereby scripts are translated into performance by theatre artists, and exploring theatre’s capacity to reflect and promote social, political, and cultural change.


[edit] THTR 231 Acting Studio: Psychological Realism

The study of acting as applied to psychologically motivated text. Class work includes text analysis, critical analysis of performance, and text study and performance. Students repeating the course will undertake successively advanced concepts, applications, and projects. Prereq: THTR 131 and sophomore standing or permission of the instructor; may be taken up to 3 times; O; THTR 231 may not be taken in the term immediately after a student has completed THTR 131, if both courses are taken in the same academic year.

[edit] THTR 232 Acting Studio: Style

Theoretical concepts and practicum approaches to acting as practiced historically and in world theatre. Study will include multiple approaches to acting in a wide array of texts and performance settings, including historical epochs of western theatre, non-western physical theatre, sociopolitical theatre, and story theatre. Students repeating the course will undertake successively advanced concepts, applications, and projects. Prereq: THTR 131 and sophomore standing or permission of the instructor; may be taken up to 3 times; O; THTR 231 and 232 may be taken in either order; usually offered in alternate years; E. Carlin Metz, J. Grace


[edit] THTR 310 Repertory Theatre Term (2 to 3)

An immersive experience in theatre art composed of three interrelated sections that must be taken concurrently. The enrollment of students not majoring in theatre is encouraged. Students enroll in all three of the following courses:


[edit] THTR 331 Advanced Acting:

Shakespeare and Beyond Advanced integration of traditional and nontraditional acting theory and practical application (from Shakespeare to the Absurd) through text, voice, and movement. Scene and monologue study, text analysis, and philosophical and historical context are examined in terms of central questions regarding what it means to be human as revealed through performance. Prereq: THTR 131, THTR 231, and sophomore standing or permission of the instructor; O; usually offered in alternate years; E. Carlin Metz, J. Grace


[edit] THTR 361 Advanced Directing

Advanced theory and concepts in directing for the stage. This course focuses on the manipulation of three dimensional space through form, metaphor, motivation, composition, picturization, positive/ negative space, and movement and the relationships between the director and the actors and the director and the designers. Applied projects will include staging scenes and preparation of a One Act Play. Prereq: THTR 121, 131, 151, 261, and sophomore standing, or permission of the instructor; Usually offered in alternate years; E. Carlin Metz, J. Grace

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