THE - Theater

THE 1033 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Fundamentals Of Acting  

Course develops skill in the basic principles and techniques of acting. Content includes concentration, imagination, observation, relaxation and objectives, and improvisation, as well acting approaches such as Cohen, Meisner, Stanislavski and Shurtleff. Creation of roles is stressed, as well as development of voice and body control.

IAI Major: TA 914  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online
THE 1153 credit hours (lecture: 2 | lab: 2)
Stage Lighting  

Course introduces physical properties and usage patterns of theatrical light. Content includes practical experience in lighting design, introduction to equipment and fixtures, preparation of lighting plots and integration of lighting with other elements of play production.

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face

Fee: $10

THE 1303 credit hours (lecture: 2 | lab: 2)
Directing  

Course provides an in-depth study of the process of play directing. Content includes problems of script selection, casting, interpretation, rehearsing, and performance of selected plays.

Prerequisite: THE 103.  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face

Fee: $10

THE 1353 credit hours (lecture: 1 | lab: 4)
Stagecraft I  

Course presents the basics of stagecraft elements. Content includes basic vocabulary, tool usage and fundamental craftsmanship in scene and costume design and technology, as well as the implementation and utilization of scenic and costume elements for live theatrical events. Course requires lab work with hands-on experiences in support of Performing Arts Center productions.

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face

Fee: $20

THE 1363 credit hours (lecture: 1 | lab: 4)
Stagecraft II  

Course offers continued training and experiences in scene and costume design technology. Content includes advanced projects in set and costume design allowing students to work from script to realized renderings and models. Construction planning and layouts of sets and costumes will be studied and practiced. Course requires lab work with hands-on experiences in support of Performing Arts Center productions.

Prerequisite: THE 135  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face

Fee: $20

THE 1403 credit hours (lecture: 2 | lab: 2)
Stage Movement  

Course introduces principles and techniques of theatrical and dramatic stage movement. Focus is on body alignment, strength and flexibility.

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online

Fee: $10

THE 1511 credit hours (lecture: 0 | lab: 5)
Theater Practicum I  

Course offers college credit for working on or performing in major college production. Theater curriculum requires participation in one approved area of any on-going theater experience activity.

Delivery mode: Online
THE 1521 credit hours (lecture: 0 | lab: 5)
Theater Practicum II  

Course offers college credit for working on or performing in major college production. Theater curriculum requires participation in one approved area of any on-going theater experience activity.

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online
THE 1531 credit hours (lecture: 0 | lab: 5)
Theater Practicum III  

Course offers college credit for working on or performing in major college production. Theater curriculum requires participation in one approved area of any on-going theater experience activity.

Delivery mode: Online
THE 1563 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Acting for the Camera  

Course examines the techniques of acting before the camera. Included is an introduction to film acting techniques, relationship to the camera and script as well as physical and verbal cues adaptation. Introductory activities include improvisational work to orient the new actor to the camera with the intent to reduce self-consciousness while building cinematic skills.

Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online
THE 2023 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Intermediate Acting  

Course concentrates on character building and scene study. Content includes development offiner details of characterization and total physical presentation of a role, specialized voice and body exercises, and improvisations, with objective of viewing performance within context of entire dramatic production.

Prerequisite: THE 103.  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online
THE 2901-4 credit hours (lecture: 0-4 | lab: 0-4)
Topics in Theater  

Course will offer specialized instruction in specific selected aspects of theater including acting, direction or technical design work. Course may be repeated once.

Prerequisite: Varies depending on specific topic.  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face | Online