Description of Theatre Classes
THR 120. Theatre Appreciation (3
This course is designed to increase appreciation of contemporary
theatre. Emphasis is given to the theatre as an art form through
the study of history and theory of drama and the contributions
to modern media. Emphasis of playwright, actor, director,
designer, and technician to modern media. Attendance at theatre
production may be required.
THR 124. THEATRE TECHNOLOGY SCENERY & LIGHTING (3 hours)
Scenic construction techniques and execution of stage lighting
lectures, demonstrations, and practical application. Emphasis in
materials, and procedure.
THR 126. Introduction to Theatre (3 Hours)
This course is designed to teach the history of theatre and the
principles of drama. It also covers the development of theatre
production and the study of selected plays as theatrical
THR 131. Acting Techniques 1 (3 Hours)
This is the first of a two-course sequence in which the student
will focus on the development of the body and voice as the
performing instruments in acting. Emphasis is placed on
pantomime, improvisation, acting exercises, and building
characterizations in short acting scenes.
THR 132. Acting Techniques 2 (3 Hours)
Prerequisite: THR 131 (This course is a continuation of THR
THR 113-114-115. Theatre Workshop (2 Hours)
These courses provide practical experience in the production and
performance of a dramatic presentation with assignments in
scenery, lighting, props, choreography, sound, costumes, makeup,
publicity, acting, directing, and other aspects of theatre
THR 213-214-215. Theatre Workshop 4-5-6. (2 Hours)
Prerequisite: THR 115 (These courses are a continuation of THR
THR 216. THEATRICAL MAKE-UP (2 hours)
This course is a study of the materials and techniques of
THR 236. Stagecraft (3 Hours)
This course is a study of the principles, techniques, and
materials in theatrical scenery and lighting.
THR 296 Directed Studies in Theatre (2 Hours)
This course deals with problems in theatre and art management.
Problems may be arranged in conjunction with other disciplines
in the fine arts. It is a TBA research course which means it can
be arranged to suit your schedule.