2012-14 Academic Catalog

Department of Theatre

(College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences)

www.uni.edu/theatre

The Department of Theatre offers the following undergraduate programs. Specific requirements for these programs are listed within this Department of Theatre section in the following order:

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Communication-Theatre-Teaching (also listed in Department of Communication Studies)
    • Theatre
  • Minors
    • Communication-Theatre-Teaching (also listed in Department of Communication Studies)
    • Theatre

Majors 

  1. Students may indicate their interest in majoring in theatre any time after their admission to UNI. Formal indication of interest shall be made via the Declaration of Curriculum form. Students may declare a Theatre Arts major or any of the emphases. Declared students will be assigned an advisor in the department. (For freshmen, this shall be a freshman advisor.) 
  2. A student's freshman year shall be devoted primarily to course work in the Liberal Arts Core and Creativity and Performance (with lab), Stagecraft: Scenery/Lights or Stagecraft: Costumes, and Introduction to Reading Playscripts. Major course work will be limited to courses as recommended by her/his freshman advisor and program policy
  3. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in order to be eligible to participate in productions after practicum course work requirements are completed.
  4. Transfer students entering UNI with an associate arts (A.A.) degree will be admitted to major status if their cumulative GPA is 2.50 or better and upon the condition that the requirements of COMM 1000 (48C:001) (Oral Communication) and ENGLISH 1005 (620:005) /ENGLISH 2015 (620:015) /ENGLISH 2120 (620:034) were satisfied at their junior/community colleges. Transfer students will take THEATRE 1010 (490:010) Creativity and Performance and THEATRE 1011 (490:011) Creativity and Performance Lab during their first semester at UNI as part of the transfer orientation process.
  5. Transfer students entering UNI without an A.A. degree will be subject to the admissions standards requirements of students beginning their higher education studies at UNI, i.e. #1 and 2.

Minors 

  1. Admission to a Theatre minor requires a Declaration of Curriculum form and consultation with the department office.

Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs

Communication-Theatre-Teaching Major

The Communication-Theatre-Teaching major requires a minimum of 122 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements, the Professional Education Requirements, and the following specified major requirements to complete the minimum of 122 hours.

The teaching major in communication and theatre is offered jointly by the Departments of Communication Studies and Theatre.

Required
Communication:
COMM 1000 (48C:001)Oral Communication3
COMM 1205 (48C:031)Group Communication Skills *3
COMM 2255 (48C:071)Public Speaking *3
COMM 2256 (48C:011)Oral Interpretation: Texts in Performance *3
COMM 2257 (48C:074)Argumentation and Debate *3
COMM 2344 (48C:004)Interpersonal Communication *3
COMM 2455 (48C:015)Group Performance: Scripting and Directing3
COMM 2533 (48C:024)Media Literacy3
COMM 4355/5355 (48C:141g)Listening3
COMM 4559/5559 (48C:187g)Teaching of Speech3
Theatre:
THEATRE 1012 (490:015)Stagecraft: Scenery/Lights **3
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)Acting **3
THEATRE 3020 (490:138)Playscript Analysis and Interpretation3
THEATRE 3115 (490:109)Methods of Teaching Drama and Theatre3
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)Directing3
Applied Activity Option: 1
Select one of the following:
Applied Forensics
Applied Performance Studies
Theatre Practicum
Electives
Select one of the following: 3
Communication:
Freedom of Speech
Persuasion
Advanced Interpersonal Communication
Language and Communication
Performance and Social Change
Cultural Performance
Communication Theories
Theatre:
Design Elements for Theatre
History of the Theatre I
History of the Theatre II
other courses are available (consult with your advisor)
Total Hours49

*

LAC Category 1B may be satisfied by two courses distributed as follows: COMM 2256 (48C:011) or COMM 2255 (48C:071) or COMM 2257 (48C:074); AND COMM 2344 (48C:004) or COMM 1205 (48C:031).

**

These three courses may be taken in any sequence; all are prerequisites for THEATRE 3160 (490:161).

Theatre Major

The Theatre major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements, the major requirements for one of the four Theatre major options as defined below, and university electives to total 120 hours.

Theatre Major options:

Theatre Arts Major (Theatre core plus 12 hours Theatre Arts requirements)

Theatre Major with a Performance emphasis (Theatre core plus 24 hours Performance emphasis requirements)

Theatre Major with a Design and Production emphasis (Theatre core plus 25 hours Design and Production emphasis requirements)

Theatre Major with a Drama and Theatre for Youth emphasis (Theatre core plus 24 hours Drama and Theatre for Youth emphasis requirements)

Theatre core requirements

Theatre:
THEATRE 1010 (490:010)Creativity and Performance3
THEATRE 1011 (490:011)Creativity and Performance Lab1
THEATRE 1012 (490:015)Stagecraft: Scenery/Lights3
THEATRE 1015 (490:016)Stagecraft: Costumes3
THEATRE 1020 (490:020)Introduction to Reading Playscripts3
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)Acting3
THEATRE 2050 (490:050)Theatre Practicum (3 required-ONE may be in performance)3
THEATRE 3020 (490:138)Playscript Analysis and Interpretation3
THEATRE 3060 (490:135)History of the Theatre I3
THEATRE 3070 (490:136)History of the Theatre II3
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)Directing3
Total Hours31

Requirements for the four options are as follows:

Theatre Arts

Required
Theatre core31
Theatre: select one course from each of the four groups below12
Performance:
Auditioning and the Business of Acting
Body, Voice, Awareness
Acting Studio
Design and Production:
Design Elements for Theatre
Production Techniques
Theatre Management
Stage Management
Theatre for Youth:
Creative Drama
Theatre in Education
Theatre for Youth
Literature:
History of the Theatre III
Playwriting
Early Modern Drama *
Shakespeare *
Modern Drama *
Total Hours43

*

ENGLISH 4315/5315 (620:113g)ENGLISH 4375/5375 (620:148g), and ENGLISH 4615/5615 (620:115g) have prerequisite of ENGLISH 2120 (620:034) or consent of instructor. ENGLISH 2120 (620:034) may be used to satisfy Category 1A of the Liberal Arts Core.

Substitutions only by department consent.

Performance Emphasis

Required
Theatre core31
Theatre:
THEATRE 2110Body, Voice, Awareness3
THEATRE 3002 (490:121)Movement for the Actor3
THEATRE 3003 (490:122)Vocal Production for the Actor3
THEATRE 3120/5120 (490:126g)Acting Styles3
THEATRE 3125/5125 (490:127g)Acting Studio (two required)6
Emphasis core (6 hours selected from emphasis core below)6
Total Hours55

Design and Production Emphasis

Required
Theatre core31
Theatre:
THEATRE 2040 (490:040)Design Elements for Theatre3
THEATRE 3050/5050 (490:151g)Theatre Production1
THEATRE 3139 (490:140)Production Techniques (two required)6
THEATRE 3140 (490:141)Design: Sets3
THEATRE 3145 (490:142)Design: Lights3
THEATRE 3150 (490:143)Design: Costumes3
Emphasis core (6 hours selected from emphasis core below6
Total Hours56

Drama and Theatre for Youth Emphasis

Required
Theatre core31
Theatre:
THEATRE 3000 (490:101)Creative Drama3
THEATRE 3100/CAP 3106 (CAP:106)Theatre in Education3
THEATRE 3110/5110 (490:104g)Theatre for Youth3
THEATRE 3115 (490:109)Methods of Teaching Drama and Theatre3
Electives from within Theatre Department3
Electives outside Theatre Department (chosen in consultation with advisor)3
Emphasis core (6 hours selected from emphasis core below)6
Total Hours55

Emphasis core:

Select 6 hours from the following emphasis core:
THEATRE 2055 (490:056)Devised Theatre3
THEATRE 3080/5080 (490:137g)History of the Theatre III3
THEATRE 3200/5200 (490:158g)Internship1-8
THEATRE 3170 (490:170)Senior Project3
THEATRE 3195/5195 (490:168g)Playwriting3
THEATRE 3199 (490:199)Study Tour1-6
PHIL 3120 (650:143)Philosophy of Art3

Minors

See admission requirements for Theatre minors.

Communication - Theatre Minor - Teaching

The Communication - Theatre-Teaching minor is offered jointly by the Departments of Communication Studies and Theatre.

Required
Communication:
COMM 1000 (48C:001)Oral Communication3
COMM 2256 (48C:011)Oral Interpretation: Texts in Performance *3
COMM 2257 (48C:074)Argumentation and Debate *3
COMM 2344 (48C:004)Interpersonal Communication *3
COMM 2533 (48C:024)Media Literacy3
COMM 4559/5559 (48C:187g)Teaching of Speech3
Option A or B (below) 10-12
Option A: Communication
Select one of the following:
Applied Forensics
Applied Performance Studies
Public Speaking *
Group Performance: Scripting and Directing
Theatre:
Select one of the following:
Creative Drama
Theatre in Education
Option B: Theatre
Stagecraft: Scenery/Lights **
Acting **
Playscript Analysis and Interpretation
Directing
Total Hours28-30

*

LAC Category 1B may be satisfied by two courses distributed as follows: COMM 2256 (48C:011) or COMM 2255 (48C:071) or COMM 2257 (48C:074); AND COMM 2344 (48C:004) or COMM 1205 (48C:031).

**

These three classes must be taken before THEATRE 3160 (490:161).

Theatre Minor

Required
Theatre core:
THEATRE 1010 (490:010)Creativity and Performance3
THEATRE 1011 (490:011)Creativity and Performance Lab1
THEATRE 1012 (490:015)Stagecraft: Scenery/Lights3
or THEATRE 1015 (490:016) Stagecraft: Costumes
THEATRE 1020 (490:020)Introduction to Reading Playscripts3
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)Acting3
THEATRE 2050 (490:050)Theatre Practicum (2 required - ONE may be in performance)2
A minimum of 9 credit hours in theatre as approved by the department9
Total Hours24

 

B.A. Degree - Communication-Theatre Teaching Major (Major Code 48T)

 

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core12Liberal Arts Core13
COMM 1000 (48C:001)3ENGLISH 1005 (620:005)3
 15 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core6Liberal Arts Core3
COMM 1205 (48C:031)3COMM 2256 (48C:011)3
COMM 2344 (48C:004)3EDPSYCH 2017 (200:017)1
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)3EDPSYCH 2030 (200:030)3
 THEATRE 1012 (490:015)3
 Applied Group (COMM 1940, CCOMM 1941 or THEATRE 2050)1
 15 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
COMM 2255 (48C:071)3COMM 2257 (48C:074)3
EDPSYCH 3128 (200:128)1COMM 2455 (48C:015)3
EDPSYCH 3148 (200:148)3COMM 2533 (48C:024)3
INSTTECH 1020 (240:020)2COMM 4355/5355 (48C:141g)3
MEASRES 3150 (250:150)2SOCFOUND 3119 (260:119)3
SPED 3150 (220:150)2 
THEATRE 3020 (490:138)3 
 16 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core3TEACHING 3138 (280:138)12
COMM 4559/5559 (48C:187g)3 
TEACHING 4170/5170 (280:170g)3 
THEATRE 3115 (490:109)3 
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)3 
 15 12
Total credit hours: 118

 

B.A. Degree - Theatre: Performing-Acting Major (Major Code 49A)

 

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
University Electives3Liberal Arts9
Liberal Arts9THEATRE 1012 (490:015)3
THEATRE 1010 (490:010)3THEATRE 1020 (490:020)3
THEATRE 1011 (490:011)1 
 16 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts3Liberal Arts3
University Electives3University Electives6
THEATRE 1015 (490:016)3THEATRE 2050 Theatre Practicum1
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)3THEATRE 3002 (490:121)3
THEATRE 2050 (490:050)1THEATRE 3020 (490:138)3
THEATRE 21103 
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
THEATRE 3125 Acting Studio3Liberal Arts6
Liberal Arts6THEATRE 2055 (490:056)3
THEATRE 2050 Theatre Practicum1THEATRE 3070 (490:136)3
THEATRE 3003 (490:122)3 
THEATRE 3060 (490:135)3 
 16 12
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts6Liberal Arts3
University Electives3University Electives6
THEATRE 3120/5120 (490:126g)3THEATRE 3125/5125 (490:127g)3
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)3THEATRE 3170 (490:170)3
 15 15
Total credit hours: 121

  

B.A. Degree - Theatre Arts (Major Code 49B)

 

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts9University Electives3
THEATRE 1010 (490:010)3Liberal Arts9
THEATRE 1011 (490:011)1THEATRE 1012 (490:015)3
THEATRE 1020 (490:020)3 
 16 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
THEATRE 3060 History of the Theatre I3THEATRE 2050 Theatre Practicum1
University Electives3THEATRE 3070 (490:136)3
THEATRE 1015 (490:016)3THEATRE 3125/5125 (490:127g) (Performance Group)3
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)3THEATRE 3020 (490:138)3
THEATRE 2040 (490:040) (Design & Production Group)3Liberal Arts6
THEATRE 2050 (490:050)1 
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
University Electives6University Electives3
Liberal Arts9Liberal Arts6
THEATRE 2050 Theatre Practicum1THEATRE 3000 (490:101) (Theatre for Youth Group)3
 THEATRE 3160 (490:161)3
 16 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
University Electives9Liberal Arts Core3
Liberal Arts Core3University Electives9
 THEATRE 3195/5195 (490:168g) (Literature Group)3
 12 15
Total credit hours: 121

  

B.A. Degree - Theatre: Drama and Theatre for Youth Major (Major Code 49F)

 

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
University Electives3Liberal Arts9
Liberal Arts9THEATRE 1012 (490:015)3
THEATRE 1010 (490:010)3THEATRE 1020 (490:020)3
THEATRE 1011 (490:011)1 
 16 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
University Elective3THEATRE 2050 Theatre Practicum1
Liberal Arts3University Electives3
THEATRE 1015 (490:016)3Liberal Arts6
THEATRE 2050 (490:050)1THEATRE 1030 Acting3
THEATRE 3000 (490:101)3THEATRE 3020 (490:138)3
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)3 
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
University Electives3Departmentally Approved External Elective3
Liberal Arts3Liberal Arts3
THEATRE 3060 (490:135)3THEATRE 2055 (490:056)3
THEATRE 3110/5110 (490:104g)3THEATRE 3070 (490:136)3
THEATRE 2050 Theatre Practicum1THEATRE 3100 (490:106)3
 13 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts6Departmentally Approved Internal Elective3
University Electives3Liberal Arts3
THEATRE 3115 (490:109)3University Electives6
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)3THEATRE 3170 (490:170) (Emphasis Core)3
 15 15
Total credit hours: 121

B.A. Degree - Theatre: Design and Production Major (Major Code 49P)

 

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts9Liberal Arts9
University Electives3THEATRE 1012 (490:015)3
THEATRE 1010 (490:010)3THEATRE 1020 (490:020)3
THEATRE 1011 (490:011)1 
 16 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
THEATRE 2050 Theatre Practicum1Liberal Arts9
THEATRE 2040 (490:040)3THEATRE 2050 (490:050)1
THEATRE 3139 (490:140)3THEATRE 3150 (490:143)3
Liberal Arts3THEATRE 1030 (490:024)3
University Electives3 
THEATRE 1015 (490:016)3 
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Playscript Analysis & Interpretation3THEATRE 3139 Production Techniques3
THEATRE 2050 Theatre Practicum1Liberal Arts3
Liberal Arts6THEATRE 3070 (490:136)3
THEATRE 3060 (490:135)3THEATRE 3145 (490:142)3
THEATRE 3140 (490:141)3THEATRE 3160 (490:161)3
 16 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts3Liberal Arts Core3
University Electives9University Electives6
THEATRE 3080/5080 (490:137g) (Emphasis Core)3THEATRE 3050/5050 (490:151g)1-4
 THEATRE 2055 (490:056) (Emphasis Core)3
 15 13-16
Total credit hours: 122-125

 

 

Courses

THEATRE 1002 (490:002). The Theatrical Arts and Society — 3 hrs.

Audience-oriented introduction to the dramatic arts, including the live theatre, film, and television, and their interrelationships with society. Arranged lab required. (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 1010 (490:010). Creativity and Performance — 3 hrs.

A collaborative approach to the exploration and development of the creative impulse, processes and results in the theatre. Team-taught. Production participation required; lab taken concurrently. Lab fee. Corequisite(s): THEATRE 1011 (490:011). (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 1011 (490:011). Creativity and Performance Lab — 1 hr.

Provides running crew assignments for all productions in a given semester. Requires an extensive evening commitment. Corequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010). (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 1012 (490:015). Stagecraft: Scenery/Lights — 3 hrs.

Introduction to scenery and lighting planning, research and construction for theatrical production. Involves work in the Strayer-Wood Theatre Scenery Studio on mainstage season plays. Discussion, 3 periods; lab, 3 periods. Lab fee. (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 1015 (490:016). Stagecraft: Costumes — 3 hrs.

Introduction to costume planning, research and construction for theatrical productions. Involves work in the Strayer-Wood Theatre Costume Studio on mainstage season plays. Discussion 3 periods, lab 3 periods. Lab fee. (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 1020 (490:020). Introduction to Reading Playscripts — 3 hrs.

Entry level class that introduces students to play reading using both major dramatic texts and contemporary experimental texts. Includes three to four viewing experiences of live or electronically preserved productions. (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 1030 (490:024). Acting — 3 hrs.

Introduction to the craft of acting beginning with exercises and culminating in applying the experience of those exercises to a scene from a play. Exploration of increasing self-awareness. Discussion, 3 periods; lab, 3 periods. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011) (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 2030 (490:027). Auditioning and the Business of Acting — 3 hrs.

Selection, preparation, and performance of appropriate audition materials and development of proper audition behavior for the actor. Exploration of graduate schools and acting as a business. 3 periods. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1030 (490:024) or consent of instructor. (Fall)

THEATRE 2040 (490:040). Design Elements for Theatre — 3 hrs.

Introduction to the language of design as applied to theatre. Explores studio applications of the elements and principles of design to theatre-specific rendering techniques and design projects. Discussion, 3 hours; lab, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011). Prerequisite(s) for other students: consent of instructor. (Fall)

THEATRE 2050 (490:050). Theatre Practicum — 1 hr.

Credit for approved work in theatre production (e.g., construction crew, performance, crew head, stage manager). Three required (one may be in performance). Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011). (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 2055 (490:056). Devised Theatre — 3 hrs.

Collaboration in the creation and presentation of devised work. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); declaration of an area emphasis or consent of the department. (Variable)

THEATRE 2110. Body, Voice, Awareness — 3 hrs.

Learn and apply techniques to free body, voice, mind and emotions for performance. Explore body-and-voice based approaches to theatre by 1) creating actor-generated original work and 2) inhabiting a character from an extant script. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011). (Variable)

THEATRE 3000 (490:101). Creative Drama — 3 hrs.

Prepares students to guide children and young adults in creative drama. Study of the art of spontaneous drama as it relates to education and development of young people cognitively and creatively. Lab fee. (Variable)

THEATRE 3002 (490:121). Movement for the Actor — 3 hrs.

Designed to encourage relaxation, limberness, and strength. Exploration of ways in which movement and sensory work can trigger and influence character work and emotional connection. Discussion, 3 periods; lab, 3 periods. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 2110. (Variable)

THEATRE 3003 (490:122). Vocal Production for the Actor — 3 hrs.

Using relaxation and breathing techniques developed by voice practitioners, students will release tension and identify vocal habits which impede the acting process. Includes vocal precision and power, IPA and anatomy. Discussion, 3 periods; lab, 3 periods. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 2110; THEATRE 3002 (490:121); declaration of emphasis. (Variable)

THEATRE 3020 (490:138). Playscript Analysis and Interpretation — 3 hrs.

Readings and analysis of plays (Greek to the present) in preparation for production. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); or consent of instructor. (Variable)

THEATRE 3050/5050 (490:151g). Theatre Production — 1-4 hrs.

Assumption of a major production responsibility under supervision of faculty. May be repeated in various production areas for maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite(s): junior standing; consent of supervising instructor. (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 3060 (490:135). History of the Theatre I — 3 hrs.

Examination of plays, production methods, and historical trends in the theatre from its beginnings through 1800. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011). Prerequisite(s) for other students: consent of instructor. (Fall)

THEATRE 3070 (490:136). History of the Theatre II — 3 hrs.

Examination of plays, production methods, and historical trends in the theatre from 1800 through the present. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011). Prerequisite(s) for other students: consent of instructor. (Spring)

THEATRE 3080/5080 (490:137g). History of the Theatre III — 3 hrs.

Examination of plays, production methods, and historical trends in the theatre. Sections may examine African American Theatre History, American Theatre History, Modern European Theatre History (1900-present), Feminist Theatre, and Period Styles in Theatre Design. May be repeated for maximum of 9 hours. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 3060 (490:135); THEATRE 3070 (490:136); or consent of instructor; junior standing. (Variable)

THEATRE 3100 (490:106). Theatre in Education — 3 hrs.

Application of theatre performance and improvisation techniques to the teaching of a specific curricular topic intended for young audiences. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Same as CAP 3106 (CAP:106))(Variable)

THEATRE 3110/5110 (490:104g). Theatre for Youth — 3 hrs.

Specific problems of producing theatre for children, including readings in children's literature, child psychology, and plays. Practical experience in improvised and scripted performances. Lab fee. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Spring)

THEATRE 3112. Fine Arts Practices in the Classroom: Drama and Theatre — 2 hrs.

Provides opportunities to explore methodologies in the basic elements of process drama and theatre production for use in PK-6 classrooms in both integrated and independent content. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

THEATRE 3115 (490:109). Methods of Teaching Drama and Theatre — 3 hrs.

Introduction, exploration, and application of various methods for teaching and assessing drama and theatre practices and learning in K-12 venues. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011) or THEATRE 1030 (490:024) or THEATRE 3000 (490:101). (Fall, Spring)

THEATRE 3120/5120 (490:126g). Acting Styles — 3 hrs.

Application of techniques learned in THEATRE 1030 (490:024), including theoretical studies of various styles of acting as well as extensive scene work. Discussion, 3 periods; lab, 3 periods. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); THEATRE 3003 (490:122); THEATRE 3060 (490:135); THEATRE 3070 (490:136); or consent of instructor; junior standing. (Fall)

THEATRE 3125/5125 (490:127g). Acting Studio — 3 hrs.

Reinforces craft skills and focuses on individual problems through prescriptive scene work and exercises. Performance area emphasis students must take this course twice. May be repeated up to three times for credit. Discussion, 3 periods; lab 3 periods. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); junior standing; consent of instructor. (Variable)

THEATRE 3135/5135 (490:129g). Stage Combat — 2 hrs.

Basic skills of modern and historic styles of fencing, swordplay, and other modes of fighting, and application of these skills to the planning and safe execution of an effective and artistic stage fight. Discussion, 2 periods; lab, 2 periods. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Spring)

THEATRE 3139 (490:140). Production Techniques — 3 hrs.

Project work in one of two advanced skill groups: drafting and pattern development for the theatre, or scene painting and make up for the theatre. May be repeated in different areas for a maximum of 12 credits. Lab fee. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 2040 (490:040). Prerequisite for other students: consent of instructor. (Variable)

THEATRE 3140 (490:141). Design: Sets — 3 hrs.

Discussion and project work in the development of scenery for the performing arts. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 2040 (490:040); THEATRE 3139 (490:140) (Drafting); sophomore standing. (Variable)

THEATRE 3145 (490:142). Design: Lights — 3 hrs.

Discussion and project work in the development and presentation of lighting for the performing arts. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 2040 (490:040); THEATRE 3139 (490:140) (Drafting); sophomore standing. (Variable)

THEATRE 3150 (490:143). Design: Costumes — 3 hrs.

Discussion and project work in the development of costumes for the performing arts. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 2040 (490:040); sophomore standing. Prerequisite(s) for other students: consent of instructor. (Variable)

THEATRE 3155/5155 (490:144g). Topics in Theatre Design and Production — 3 hrs.

Advanced topics in Design and Production involving research and experiential investigation of production techniques. Rotating topics will include: Period Styles for Theatre, Advanced Problems in Theatre: Make-up Production, Costume Production, Scenery Production, Lighting Production, and Sound Production. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 2040 (490:040); one Production Techniques (THEATRE 3139 (490:140)); junior standing. Prerequisites for other students: junior standing; consent of instructor. (Variable)

THEATRE 3160 (490:161). Directing — 3 hrs.

Analysis of plays and fundamentals of directing. Discussion, 3 periods; lab, 3 periods. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); THEATRE 3020 (490:138); junior standing. For Communication-Theatre Majors-Teaching: THEATRE 1012 (490:015); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); THEATRE 3020 (490:138); junior standing. (Fall)

THEATRE 3170 (490:170). Senior Project — 3 hrs.

Departmentally-approved self-directed culminating project that clearly reflects one or more of the learning outcomes for the student's chosen emphasis: Performance, Design/Production or Theatre for Youth. Requires documentation of development, presentation/performance, and critique. Prerequisite(s): declared emphasis; 2.50 cumulative GPA; project approval by department. (Variable)

THEATRE 3180/5180 (490:155g). Theatre Management — 3 hrs.

Intensive study of business practices in the academic, community, and commercial theatre. Field trips and guest lectures. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Variable)

THEATRE 3190/5190 (490:157g). Stage Management — 3 hrs.

Introduction to techniques, procedures, and forms used in stage managing theatre and allied performing arts. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (Spring)

THEATRE 3195/5195 (490:168g). Playwriting — 3 hrs.

An introduction to the craft of playwriting. Students will create original plays for the stage, culminating in a public reading of excerpts from these plays. May be repeated up to two times for credit. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011) or consent of instructor; junior standing. Prerequisites for other students: consent of instructor; junior standing. (Spring)

THEATRE 3199 (490:199). Study Tour — 1-6 hrs.

Theatre study abroad in established programs. (Variable)

THEATRE 3200/5200 (490:158g). Internship — 1-8 hrs.

Intensive work in specialized area at off-campus theatre facility. For advanced students in theatre. May be repeated for maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite(s): junior standing; consent of advisor and department head. (Variable)

THEATRE 4166/5166 (490:166g). Readings in Theatre — 3 hrs.

Intensive investigation of a theatre style, form, period, or concept. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): junior standing; consent of instructor. (Variable)

THEATRE 6285 (490:285). Readings in Theatre — 3 hrs.

(Variable)

THEATRE 6289 (490:289). Seminar in Theatre — 3 hrs.

Various topics offered with specific title indicated in Schedule of Classes. May be repeated more than once on different topic. (Fall)

THEATRE 6299 (490:299). Research.

(Variable)