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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THE 121 - Introduction to Theater Design

3 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 3 lab periods

Introduces the role of scenic, costume, lighting, and sound design in the theater. Includes costume history, elements and purpose; scenic, sound, and lighting elements and historical context; and design processes and techniques.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze scripts for scenic, light, costume, and sound information.
  2. Research period styles.
  3. Develop appropriate scenery, light, costume and sound designs.
  4. Choose design materials to plan and execute techniques appropriate for budget and stage use.

  1. Costume History, Elements, and Purpose
  2. Scenic Elements and Historical Context
  3. Sound Elements and Historical Context
  4. Lighting Elements and Historical Context
  5. Design Processes and Techniques

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2019/2020