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Introduction to the forms and functions of theatre and dramatic literature in the historical development of Western cultural traditions. While the theatre always reflects the aesthetic and philosophical concerns of the cultural era, the objective of the course is to determine the unique aesthetics of the theatre as an art form by exploring such issues as the relationship between the literary text and the text in performance; the changing role of theatre in culture historically; the various theatre research methods (historical, critical, experimental).
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 202, THEA 301, THEA 335, THEA 336, THEA 408, THEA 427, THEA 428, THEA 431
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs:
Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
For course description, see THEA 112G.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Introduction to the essentials of the actor's craft: concentration, relaxation, sensory awareness, improvisation, and basic script analysis.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 115, THEA 407, THEA 482
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Continuation of THEA 114, with greater emphasis on the development of emotional control as it applies to scene work.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 223, THEA 253, THEA 255
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Theatre major or permission.
Introduction of the basic elements of design and the development of visual and perceptual skills. Develop an extensive portfolio of 2D and 3D visual projects through experimentation with various media.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
University Honors Seminar 189H is required of all students in the University Honors Program.
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Basic theoretical and practical application of the technical theatre production, including scenery design, construction, use and requirements and related areas that are considered scenic or influence scenery, its design and construction. Related areas include types of stages, facilities, equipment and tool use and maintenance, materials, drafting fundamentals, painting, moving scenery, properties and safety.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 202
Prereqs:
THEA 112G or 114, and 201, or permission.
Fundamental concepts of play direction, play selection, script analysis and interpretation, artistic choices, articulating of ideas, communication with actors, and critique. Rehearsal and presentation of realistic scenes.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 303, THEA 338, THEA 424, THEA 425, THEA 491
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 204
Introduction to the methods and techniques of makeup.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Course is a prerequisite for THEA 411.
Introduction and appreciation of the basic theory and practice of stage lighting.  Exploration and application of elements of design (color, texture, intensity, line, composition) as they relate to lighting for live performance.  Learning the basic tools of the lighting from the actual lighting instruments to the creating and timing of lighting cues.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 115, 253, 255 or equivalent and permission.
Intensive concentration, emotional and sensory work focused on the problems of characterization. Emphasis on close script analysis and scene work.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 224
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 5, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 223 or equivalent and permission.
Continuation of THEA 223. Development of a sensitive emotional instrument as it affects characterization. Scene study and appropriate exercises in concentration and sensory development.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 401, THEA 402
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing.
Survey of dramatic literature and texts in performance designed to provide a broad understanding of the forms and functions of drama, historically, across diverse cultural traditions. Methods for analyzing thematic issues, as those related to gender, race, and ethnicity, as they appear in 12-15 plays.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Training in the use of voice for the stage, including anatomy of the voice-producing mechanism, the actor's improvement of voice, breath control for the theatre, resonance and flexibility of tone for characterization, and vocal response to a wide range of emotional stimuli in dramatic literature.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 254, THEA 403
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Application of phonetics to stage diction and dialects. Mastery for characterization on stage of the distinguishing characteristics of foreign dialects, regional variants, and stage diction.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 403
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 255
Prereqs:
Movement training focusing on the process of building a physical characterization, physical conditioning and flexibility, kinesthetic awareness, and movement improvisation.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 256
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Application of the techniques developed in THEA 255 to the plays of Shakespeare, Moliere, and selected Commedia dell'Arte.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
A practical introduction to the aesthetics, equipment, and production workflow for digital video production.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Use of the University Theatre Laboratory.
Intensive application of principles of interpretative and technical theatre practice.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Use of the University Theatre Laboratory.
Intensive application of principles of interpretative and technical theatre practice.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Max credits per degree: 4
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 300
Prereqs:
12 hrs THEA or permission.
Survey of management techniques for the theatre including theoretical and practical application.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 491
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Theatre management: strategic planning; marketing; audience development; grant writing; and company and front-of-the-house management.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 202 or permission.
Exploration of periods and styles of play direction from Classical Greek to contemporary American Realism and theatre for young audiences. Rehearsal and production of student directed scenes and short plays in Laboratory Theatre.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 408
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Beginning writing for the theatre; starting with the composition of short dramatic scenes and working toward the completion of a one-act play.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 481, THEA 482
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Theatre from Ancient Greece through Elizabethan period.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Theatre from French Neoclassicism to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts or permission.
Survey and practical application of the major aspects of making and leading improvisation with young people.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 338
Prereqs:
Fundamental concepts of dramaturgy. Theoretical and practical applications.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Web design, usability and interactive media.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 386
Shakespeare's Dramatic ArtsCrosslisted as ENGL 386
Prereqs:
Students must be enrolled in the Nebraska at Oxford study abroad program.
Lecturers and tutors for the two courses are from Oxford University faculty and staff. Field trips and cultural excursions will supplement the course lectures and tutorials.
Shakespeare and the well-known literature of England since the Middle Ages.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Field 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Creation, animation, lighting and rendering moving images.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 388
Arts of the 20th Century: 1900-1945Crosslisted as AHIS 388, MUNM 388
AHIS/MUSC/THEA 388 will not count towards the major or minor in studio art and/or art history.
Interdisciplinary approach to the enjoyment and understanding of the contemporary (first half of the twentieth century) arts.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 389
Arts of the 20th Century: 1945-PresentCrosslisted as AHIS 389, MUNM 389
AHIS/MUNM/THEA 389 will not count toward the major or minor in studio art and/or art history.
Interdisciplinary approach to the enjoyment and understanding of the contemporary (1945 to the present) arts.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Max credits per semester: 24
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 398H
Prereqs:
Open to juniors who are candidates for degrees with distinction, with high distinction, and with highest distinction in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 401
Prereqs:
THEA 224, 254, 256 or equivalent and permission.
Actor's methods of character development in the major styles of acting including Realistic Drama, Elizabethan, Comedy, Theatre of the Absurd, Musical Theatre, and others, and the acting profession itself. Specific content for each semester may be obtained from the teaching faculty.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 224, 256, or equivalent and permission.
Actor movement training intended for the graduate and advanced undergraduate. Focus on the process of building a physical characterization, tumbling, kinesthetic awareness, movement improvisation, period styles, court dancing, mask, Commedia dell'Arte, and stage combat.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 253, THEA 254, or equivalent and permission.
Introduces actors to techniques ranging from commercial voice-over techniques, dialect mastery, and singing, to specialized voice/speech techniques for stage, screen, and new media.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 406/806
The creation of various costume accessories, ornaments and hand properties categorized by the profession as costume crafts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 407/807
Prereqs:
THEA 114, 115, 223, 224 and permission.
Auditioning process, including resumes, interviews, preparation of pieces (forms, styles, and genres), cold readings, songs, etc.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
(Acting) THEA 112G or 115, 114, 204, 401/801 or equivalent and permission; (Directing) THEA 303, 401/801, 403/803, 410/810, 412/812, 418/818, and permission.
Selected performance in acting and directing in University Theatre, and Experimental Theatre.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 410/810, 412/812, 418/818 or equivalent and permission.
Projects in scene design, costume design, lighting design, sound design, or technical direction. Planning and execution of designs for actual production.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 410/810
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 201 and 202.
Theory and practice of stage lighting. Instruments and control systems employed in lighting the stage. Color in light, its effect upon costume, makeup, and settings. Planning of light plots.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 409, THEA 411
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 411/811
Prereqs:
THEA 410/810 or equivalent.
Intensive work in designing lighting for theatre, dance, musicals, and opera.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 414, THEA 426
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 412
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts including THEA 201 and 202.
Theory and practice of scene design. Application of the principles of design to stage settings. Development of the scene design for a play through sketches, color plates, models, and drawings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 413/813
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 201 and 202, and 412/812.
Theory and practice of scene design. Rendering techniques, period research, and multi-set productions.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 415
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 414/814
Prereqs:
THEA 411/811 or equivalent.
Advanced lighting design through the rendering of light story boards.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Theory and practice of production design for the camera. Research, design techniques, tools, and aspects specific to film and television.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 201, and permission.
Computer Aided Design (CAD) as it applies to scenic, costume, and lighting design. Emphasis on two-dimensional drafting, three-dimensional modeling, and computer graphics.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 418/818
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 201 and 202.
Theory and practice of stage costume designs. Principles of design as they apply to theatrical costuming. Development of costume designs for the characters in a play through sketches, drawings, and color plates.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 419
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 419/819
Prereqs:
In-depth costume design in the areas of design conception and techniques of design communication. Application of principles learned in Costume Design I.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 201, 410/810, 412/812, or equivalent and permission.
In-depth theoretical and practical application of organization, materials, and techniques necessary for the planning, execution, maintenance, and use of stage scenery, and the proper and safe use and maintenance of the stage and shop facilities.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Advanced techniques and practice in technical drafting as applied to theatrical scenic construction.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 422/822
Practice in planning of a theatre facility, including program writing, working with consultants and architects, equipment specification, space allocation, codes and regulations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 201 or permission.
Techniques and practice of rendering for scene and costume design.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Modern dramatic literature, directing dramaturgy, and stage management theory and practice. Stanislavski to Peter Brook.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Modern dramatic literature, directing dramaturgy, and stage management theory and practice. New voices.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 411/811 or 489/889, or permission
Advanced application of film lighting concepts and techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 427/827
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 112G, 335, and 336 or equivalent.
History and development of the professional American theatre from the beginning to 1900. Includes selected American plays which best characterize the period under consideration.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 112G, 335, and 336 or equivalent.
History and development of the professional American theatre from 1900 to the present day. Includes selected American plays which best characterize the period.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 431/831
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts, including THEA 112G or 115, 331 or equivalent, and permission.
Practice leading to the composition of a three-act play or equivalent long play.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 432/832
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts including THEA 201, or permission.
Techniques and practice of scene painting for theatre, film, and television. Texture simulation, faux finishes, and realistic drop painting.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Junior standing.
Life as a professional theatre design. Contracts, taxes, record keeping, resumes, portfolios, interviewing, job hunting and legal considerations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 438/838
Prereqs:
Develop the skills required to successfully direct a film. Critically analyze a script; shape an actor's performance and balance the technical demands of each scene.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 440/840
Prereqs:
Junior standing or permission.
Most frequently produced plays 1652-1989 on European stages (excluding England). Structural aspects and reasons for the play's popularity among performers and audiences.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 450/850
Prereqs:
THEA 201 or permission
Theory and practice of sound design for live theatre. Extensive work with recording, mixing, effects, and playback devices.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 451
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 451/851
Prereqs:
THEA 450/850 or permission
Advanced work with recording, editing, and playback devices. Training in digital editing using the ProTools LE platform. Planning and execution of full-length, realized, sound designs for departmental mainstage productions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 454/854
Prereqs:
Advanced application of studio and field recording techniques and Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) editing.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 455/855
Musical Theatre TechniquesCrosslisted as MUOP 455/855
Advanced training in the integration of acting, movement, and singing skills for the performance of musical theatre. Training in artistic decision making that generates a character within a musical. Focus on a discipline of preparation and the resulting practice of performance; practical experiences with solos, duets, and ensembles from American Musical Theatre Repertoire.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 457/857
Prereqs:
THEA 201 or permission
Theory and practice of rigging for live theatre. Extensive work with fly systems, rope systems, and standard rigging hardware.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing; THEA 201, 202, 234, 335, and 336.
A capstone course.
Advanced study of theatre arts and crafts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
THEA 487 or by permission.
Advanced compositing and 3D simulations.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 487 or by permission.
Modeling, texturing, rigging, animating, lighting and rendering 3D objects.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing and THEA 489/889.
Supervised planning and production of thesis projects in film or new media.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per semester: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
Senior standing and 3.0 GPA.
History of technological innovation in film. Sound, film format, color systems, lenses and lighting that have enhanced the finished product in the film industry.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
BRDC 370 or ENGL 252 or 254 or 259A or THEA 331 or permission.
Character development, story structure, and problem solving. Writing for the short film.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 486, THEA 489
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 482/882
Prereqs:
BRDC 269; THEA 114, 201 and 202; BRDC 474/874 or ENGL 252 or 254 or 259A or THEA 331 or permission.
Students must have access to a camcorder.
"Film grammar" and non-sync film production.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing.
Analysis of advanced projects in screenwriting, film production, digital animation, and new media.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Projects in screenwriting, film production, digital animation, and new media.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Advanced studio software and techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture, Quiz
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 486/886
Prereqs:
The budgeting, organizational, managerial and supervisory skills required by a creative film producer - from financing to distribution.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 489 or by permission.
Creating moving text and images using compositing and animation software. Also an introduction to basic 3D animation.
This course is a prerequisite for: THEA 473, THEA 474
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Development and integration of graphics, video and other digital media to assemble a portfolio of creative work.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 489/889
Prereqs:
THEA 481/881, 482/882, and permission.
All projects are produced in film or digital video.
Advanced film production techniques including sync-sound, lighting, lab post-production and film business. Small group production of Cenema Verite's Experimental and Narrative short films.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 202; THEA 300 or 301; and permission.
Selected projects in directing, theatre management, and/or stage management in University Theatre or Theatrix.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Structured internships with professional organizations or individuals outside the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus or with Nebraska Educational Telecommunications.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing and THEA 489/889.
Pass/No Pass only.
Supervised planning and production of thesis projects in film or new media.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 499H
Prereqs:
Open to seniors who are candidates for degrees with distinction, with high distinction, and with highest distinction in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts; good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 801
Prereqs:
THEA 254, 256, 224 or equivalent and permission
Specific content for each semester may be obtained from the teaching faculty. The actor’s methods of character development in the major styles of acting including Realistic Drama, Elizabethan, Comedy, Theatre of the Absurd, Musical Theatre, and others, and the acting profession itself.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts and dramatic literature
Dramatic theory from Aristotle to Lessing with emphasis on the relationship of theory and practice on the stage.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts and dramatic literature
Dramatic theory continued from Lessing to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 812
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts including THEA 201 and 202
Theory and practice of scene design. Application of the principles of design to stage settings. Development of the scene design for a play through sketches, color plates, models, and drawings.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Advanced practices in scenic rendering for theatre and film.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
THEA 811 or 889, or permission
Advanced application of film lighting concepts and techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Practice in using various media and plate design; rendering techniques and costume plate experimentation to achieve variety in the portfolio, reflecting the mood and texture of each theatrical work.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Advanced costume design techniques in specific types of performance arts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission of Instructor.
Significant questions in dramatic theory and practice of theatre and film production, beginning with Aristotle and continuing to film theory.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 860
Prereqs:
Permission
Systematic approach for analyzing a play based on the four works of Stanislavski.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate major in theatre
Projects, planning, and execution of various forms and styles involving the communication process between director and designer.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts
Practical work on scenes with actors and directors from selected realistic plays.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
12 hrs theatre arts
Further practical work on scenes with actors and directors, involving classical plays, verse drama, expressionistic pieces, or musical comedy.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduces the graduate student to contemporary university level teaching theories and their classroom applications.
Credit Hours: 1
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 899
Prereqs:
Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate major in theatre arts
Prereq or parallel: THEA 810, 812, 818 and 932. Problems and theories of scenery, costume, and lighting design for ballet, opera, musicals, and legitimate plays. Discussion of student projects and designed full-scale productions.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Undergraduate major in theatre arts including 9 hrs theatre history and evolution of dramatic theory
Specialized topics in theatre history.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 957B
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 957D
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
THEA 960
Prereqs:
Permission only
Practical projects related to a professional theatre organization.
Credit Hours: 3-12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Max credits per degree: 55
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom