Dec 06, 2021
THE 111 - Stagecraft 3 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 3 lab periods
Principles and the practical application to the operation and techniques of various types of stages and stage scenery. Includes theater organization, geography, shop safety, tools and hardware applications, historic overview, construction design, three-dimensional scenery, and properties research. Also includes acquisition, maintenance, costume design, stage rigging systems, stage lighting, paint, materials handling, measuring, construction, assembly, finishing, rigging, and painting techniques.
Corequisite(s): THE 113
Course Learning Outcomes
- Apply technical theater terminology to different stage surroundings.
- Demonstrate the correct use of hand and power tools.
- Apply the principles of stage construction.
- Research period styles in costumes and properties.
- Discuss color theory as it applies to technical theater.
- Use hand and power tools safely to construct scenery and props.
- Discuss various construction techniques.
- Discuss and operate basic stage lighting equipment.
- Perform scenic painting techniques.
- Operate other stage equipment safely (i.e. pinrail, wagons, special effects).
- Theater Organization
- Theater Geography
- Theater and Shop Safety
- Tools and Applications
- Hardware and Applications
- Historic Overview of Scenery
- Construction Design for Flats and Platforms
- Three-Dimensional Scenery
- Properties Research
- Costume Design and Execution
- Stage Rigging Systems
- Stage Lighting
- Application of Safety Principles to Hand and Power Tool Use
- Stage Hardware
- Materials Handling
- Measuring Techniques
- Construction and Assembly Techniques
- Finishing Techniques
- Rigging Techniques
- Painting Techniques
Full Academic Year 2019/2020
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