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TH 2203
PLAY ANALYSIS

A course designed for the theatre major. Contains techniques and vocabulary essential for doing a production-based analysis for the student actor, designer or director.


TH 2213
ORIENT/THEATRIC STUDIES

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TH 2273
INTRO TO THEATRE

Prerequisite: ENGL 1013 or equivalent. A study of theatre as an art form with particular attention to scenic, dramatic, literary and historic elements. Note: TH 2273 may be used to fulfill the fine arts general education requirement.


TH 2301
INTRO/THEATRICAL DANCE

An introduction to the basic skills and discipline of stage movement and the steps and vocabulary of jazz, tap and ballet. Note: This course counts as a PE activity credit in degree programs that are not intended for teacher licensure.


TH 2331
ADV THEATRICAL DANCE

Prerequisite: TH 2301 This course provides a continuation of the skills development for stage movement, and the steps, vocabulary, and discipline of ballet, tap, jazz, modern dance, and basic partnering. Note: This course counts as a PE activity credit in degree programs that are not intended for teacher licensure.


TH 2511
PRAC/SET CONS/LIGHT

Credit will be given for forty hours of participation in these elements of stagecraft.


TH 2513
INTRO THEATRIC DESIGN

An introduction to the field of technical theatre.


TH 2521
PRAC/SET CONS/LIGHT

Credit will be given for forty hours of participation in these elements of stagecraft.


TH 2611
PRAC/COSTUME/MAKEUP

Credit will be given for forty hours of participation in these elements of stagecraft.


TH 2621
PRAC/COSTUME/MAKEUP

Credit will be given for forty hours of participation in these elements of stagecraft.


TH 2703
ACTING THEORIES/TECH

An introduction to standard acting techniques, including method acting.


TH 2711
ACTING PRACTICUM

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor Credit will be given for a large part in a major production or for a small part preceded by a series of smaller parts in previous productions.


TH 2713
INTERMEDIATE ACTING

Prerequisite: TH 2703 or equivalent Emphasis on character development, character interaction, and scene work, with special attention to comedy.


TH 2721
ACTING PRACTICUM

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor Credit will be given for a large part in a major production or for a small part preceded by a series of smaller parts in previous productions.


TH 3233
ACTING/DIRECTING TECHNIQ

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TH 3513
STAGECRAFT TECHNIQUES

An introductory course for both majors and non majors who want to learn the technical aspects of dramatic productions. A study of construction fundamentals and skills involved in scenic art. This course also introduces the student to the production process, theatre job descriptions, professional hierarchy, and technical specialist collaboration. This course requires a weekly lab in addition to the class for supervised practice of class skills.


TH 3523
PRIN/THEATRICAL LIGHT

Prerequisite: TH 3513, or consent of instructor. An introduction to lighting design, including the history of theatrical lighting, electrical theory and practice, lighting control systems, color theory and creative process. This course requires a weekly lab in addition to the class for supervised practice of class skills and familiarization with the production process.


TH 3703
ADVANCED ACTING: STYLES

Prerequisite: TH 2713 or equivalent. The analysis and performance of scenes from plays from various historical periods, with attention to vocal and kinesthetic qualities appropriate to different styles.


TH 3711
PRAC/STAGE MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for stage-managing a full-length production or a slate of one-acts. Note: Each number may be taken for credit one time with a maximum of 7 practicum credits counted toward the major.


TH 3721
PRAC/STAGE MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for stage-managing a full-length production or a slate of one-acts. Note: Each number may be taken for credit one time with a maximum of 7 practicum credits counted toward the major.


TH 3731
PRACTICUM IN ACTING

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Credit will be given for a large part in a major production or for a small part preceded by a series of smaller parts in previous productions.


TH 3741
PRACTICUM IN ACTING

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Credit will be given for a large part in a major production or for a small part preceded by a series of smaller parts in previous productions.


TH 3803
DIRECT THEORIES/TECH

An introduction to standard directing techniques.


TH 3811
DIRECTING PRACTICUM

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor Credit will be given for directing a one act play.


TH 3821
DIRECTING PRACTICUM

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor Credit will be given for directing a one act play.


TH 3833
ADVANCED DIRECTING

Prerequisites: TH 3811, and consent of instructor. Credit will be given for directing a full length play.


TH 4243
SENIOR PROJ/THEATRE HIST

Research project approved by the department to facilitate graduate school application.


TH 4252
CONTEMP THEORIES: DRA/TH

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TH 4253
CONTEMP THEOR DRAMA/TH

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TH 4263
TH HIST I/ANTIQUITY/1564

A historical survey of the development of drama and theatre from classical Greece through the sixteenth century.


TH 4273
TH HIST II/1564 TO 1900

A historical survey of the development of drama and theatre from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.


TH 4283
CHILD TH: TECHNIQ/PRAC

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor The philosophy of teaching acting to children, in theory and in practice. The course is designed for theatre majors, teachers, and others interested in child development. The semester equivalent of two hours of class lecture is combined with the semester equivalent of two hours of supervised laboratory experience in a children's theatre setting. Note: May not be taken for credit after completion of SPH 5283 or equivalent.


TH 4313
TH HIST III/1900-1960

The development of theatre during the first part of the twentieth century, including realism, expressionism, symbolism, epic theatre, and theatre of the absurd. Note: May not be repeated for credit.


TH 4323
TH HIST IV: 1960-PRESENT

The development of theatre during the latter part of the twentieth century, including neo realism, post modernism, feminism, political theatre, and collective creation. Note: May not be repeated for credit as TH 5323.


TH 4503
SCENE DESIGN

Prerequisite: TH 3513, or permission of instructor. A study of the elements of design for the stage, from conception to finished production models, focusing on line, form, mass, and color. Note: May not be repeated for credit as TH 5503 or equivalent.


TH 4506
HS PLAY PRODUCTION

This course provides essential information about high school play production. The course will provide basic information in lighting, sound design, set design and construction, makeup, costume design and construction, stage management, directing, and improvisational techniques. Note: May not be repeated for credit as TH 5506 or equivalent.


TH 4511
PRAC SET CONSTRUCT/LIGHTING

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for 40 hours of set construction participation.


TH 4513
DRAFTING FOR THE STAGE

Prerequisite: TH 3513 or permission of the Instructor. Introduction to the United States Institute for Technical Theatre drafting techniques and language. Production of floor plans, elevations, construction drawings and perspectives for theatrical construction. This course requires a weekly lab in addition to the class skills and familiarization with the production process.


TH 4521
PRAC SET CONSTRUCT/LIGHTING

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for 40 hours of set construction participation.


TH 4523
ADVANCED STAGECRAFT

Prerequisites: TH 3513, TH 4513 or permission of instructor. A course for technical theatre emphasis majors that trains the student for managing a theatre shop. Teaches advanced construction techniques, welding, pyrotechnics, and people managing skills. This course requires a weekly lab in addition to the class for supervised practice of class skills and production process.


TH 4543
SENIOR PROJECT IN DESIGN

Portfolio creation project approved by the department to facilitate graduate school application process or professional placement.


TH 4611
PRAC/COSTUME AND MAKEUP

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for 40 hours in costume or makeup participation. Note: Each course number may only be taken for credit 1 time with a maximum of 7 practicum hours counting toward the major.


TH 4613
INTRO TO COSTUMING

An examination of the history, theory and practice of costume design. It makes use of lecture, practical experience and personal exploration through a variety of artistic media to help each student understand both the art and technology of costume design.


TH 4621
PRAC/COSTUME AND MAKEUP

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for 40 hours in costume or makeup participation. Note: Each course number may only be taken for credit 1 time with a maximum of 7 practicum hours counting toward the major.


TH 4711
PRAC/STAGE MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for stage-managing a full-length production or a slate of one-acts. Note: Each number may be taken for credit one time with a maximum of 7 practicum credits counted toward the major.


TH 4721
PRAC/STAGE MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for stage-managing a full-length production or a slate of one-acts. Note: Each number may be taken for credit one time with a maximum of 7 practicum credits counted toward the major.


TH 4731
PRACTICUM IN ACTING

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Credit will be given for a large part in a major production or for a small part preceded by a series of smaller parts in previous productions.


TH 4741
PRACTICUM IN ACTING

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Credit will be given for a large part in a major production or for a small part preceded by a series of smaller parts in previous productions.


TH 4821
PRACTICUM IN DIRECTING

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for the assistance in the directing of a full-length production or for the independent directing of a one-act.


TH 4831
PRACTICUM IN DIRECTING

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor Student will be given credit for the assistance in the directing of a full-length production or for the independent directing of a one-act.


TH 4843
SR PROJ/TH PERFORMANCE

Portfolio creation project approved by the department to facilitate graduate school application or professional placement.


TH 4951
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


TH 4952
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


TH 4953
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


TH 4954
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


TH 4983
THEATRE SEMINAR:

Prerequisites: Twelve credits in theatre and junior standing. A directed seminar dealing with a selected topic in theatre studies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Note: May not be repeated for credit as TH 5983 unless topic is different.


TH 4991
SPEC PROB: THEATRE

For majors only. Students are accepted by invitation of the instructor.


TH 4992
SPEC PROB: THEATRE

For majors only. Students are accepted by invitation of the instructor.


TH 4993
SPEC PROB: THEATRE

For majors only. Students are accepted by invitation of the instructor.


TH 4994
SPEC PROB: THEATRE

For majors only. Students are accepted by invitation of the instructor.


TH 5283
CHILD TH: TECHNIQ/PRAC

Summer. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. The philosophy of teaching acting to children, in theory and practice. The course is designed for drama majors, teachers, and others interested in child development. The semester equivalent of two hours of class lecture is combined with the semester equivalent of two hours of supervised laboratory experience in a children's theatre setting. May not be taken for credit after completion of SPH 4283 or equivalent.


TH 5313
THEATRE HIST III--1900 TO 1960

A study of European and American theatre during the first part of the twentieth century, including movements such as realism, symbolism, expressionism, epic theatre, and theatre of the absurd, and playwrights such as Ibsen, Chekhov, Strindberg, Maeterlinck, Shaw, Brecht, O'Neill, Williams, Lonesco, and Beckett. May not be taken for credit after completion of TH 4313 or equivalent.


TH 5323
TH HIST IV:1960-PRES

A study of European and American theatre during the last four decades of the twentieth century, including movements such as postmodernism, political/didactic theatre, feminist theatre, neorealism, new comedy, and collective creation, and playwrights such as Mamet, Wilson, Stoppard, Shepard, Churchill, Henley, Simon, Rabe, Havel, and Fugard. May not be taken for credit after completion of TH 4323 or equivalent.


TH 5503
SCENE DESIGN

Prerequisite: TH 3513 or permission of instructor A study of the elements of design for the stage, from conception to finished production models, focusing on line, form, mass, and color. Note: May not be taken for credit after completion of TH 4503 or equivalent.


TH 5506
HS PLAY PRODUCTION

This course will provide basic information in lighting, sound design, set design and construction, make-up, costume design and construction, stage management, directing, and improvisational techniques. This course is aimed at certified teachers who are returning to school for additional training and is designed to meet area needs. May not be taken for credit after completion of TH 4506 or equivalent.


TH 5983
THEATRE SEMINAR

Prerequisite: Twelve hours in theatre or consent of instructor. A directed seminar dealing with a selected topic in theatre studies. May be repeated for credit for different topics.


TH 6891
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


TH 6892
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


TH 6893
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


TH 6894
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge which complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. Note: The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


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