2014-16 Academic Catalog
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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. 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 Foundations of Theatre (with lab), Stagecraft: Scenery/Lights or Stagecraft: Costumes, Introduction to Reading Playscripts, and Body, Voice, Awareness.  
  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) Foundations of Theatre and THEATRE 1011 (490:011) Foundations of Theatre 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 2256 (48C:011)Oral Interpretation: Texts in Performance3
COMM 2257 (48C:074)Argumentation and Debate *3
COMM 2344 (48C:004)Interpersonal Communication *3
COMM 2555 (48C:025)Interactive Digital Communication3
COMM 4355/5355 (48C:141g)Listening3
COMM 4559/5559 (48C:187g)Methods of Teaching Speech3
COMM EM 1611 (48E:021)Media Literacy3
Theatre:
COMM 2455 (48C:015)Group Performance: Scripting and Directing THEATRE 1010 is a co-requisite with THEATRE 10113
or THEATRE 1010 (490:010) Foundations of Theatre
THEATRE 1012 (490:015)Stagecraft: Scenery/Lights **3
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)Acting **3
THEATRE 3020 (490:138)Playscript Analysis and Interpretation **3
THEATRE 3070 (490:136)History of the Theatre II3
THEATRE 3115 (490:109)Methods of Teaching Drama and Theatre3
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)Directing3
Applied Activity Option: ***
Select 3 of the following:3
Applied Forensics
   and Advanced Applied Forensics (each course is 1 hr.) ***
Applied Performance Studies
   and Advanced Applied Performance Studies (each course is 1-2 hrs.) ***
Foundations of Theatre Lab (1 hr.) This course is a co-requisite for THEATRE 1010
Theatre Practicum (1 hr.) ***
Electives
Select one of the following:3
Public Speaking (3 hrs.) *
Performance of Popular Culture (3 hrs.)
Persuasion (3 hrs.)
Advanced Interpersonal Communication (3 hrs.)
Language and Communication (3 hrs.)
Performance and Social Change (3 hrs.)
Cultural Performance (3 hrs.)
Mass Communication and Society (3 hrs.)
Introduction to Electronic Production (3 hrs.)
Principles of Public Relations (3 hrs.)
Introduction to Reading Playscripts (3 hrs.)
Creative Drama (3 hrs.)
Theatre Production (1-4 hrs.)
Advanced Theatre Studies (3 hrs.)
Theatre Management (3 hrs.)
Total Hours48

Other courses are available consult with your advisor.

*

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 prerequisites for THEATRE 3160 (490:161).

***

Students may take any combination of the three Applied Activity courses. Any of the courses can be repeated up to three times. Activities for Communication-Theatre majors include UNI Theatre, UNI Interpreters Theatre, Sturgis Youth Theatre, SAVE (Students Against a Violent Envionrment) Forum Actors, and UNI Forensics.

****

For the LAC Category Fine Arts requirement (Category 3A) we recommend that Communication-Theatre Education majors take THEATRE 1002: The Theatrical Arts and Society (3 credit hours).

*****

For the LAC Capstone Experience (Category 6), we recommend that Communication-Theatre Education majors take THEATRE 3100/CAP 3106: Theatre in Education (3 credit hours).


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 three Theatre major options as defined below, and university electives to total 120 hours.

*

THEATRE 3060 may substitute for the Fine Arts requirements for all theatre majors, 3 hours in the Liberal Arts Core, Category 3A.


 

Theatre Major options:

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)Foundations of Theatre3
THEATRE 1011 (490:011)Foundations of Theatre 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 three options are as follows:

Performance Emphasis

Required
Theatre core31
Theatre:
THEATRE 1025Body, 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
Departmental electives (6 hours selected from departmental electives 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 3138Production Techniques: Drafting and Pattern Development3
THEATRE 3139 (490:140)Production Techniques: Scene Painting and Makeup3
THEATRE 3140 (490:141)Design: Sets3
THEATRE 3145 (490:142)Design: Lights3
THEATRE 3150 (490:143)Design: Costumes3
Departmental electives (6 hours selected from departmental electives below)6
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
Departmental electives (6 hours selected from departmental electives below)6
Total Hours55

Departmental Electives:

Select 6 hours from the following departmental electives:

THEATRE 2055 (490:056)Devised Theatre3
THEATRE 2060Production Studies3
THEATRE 3080/5080 (490:137g)Advanced Theatre Studies3
THEATRE 3155/5155 (490:144g)Topics in Theatre Design and Production3
THEATRE 3190/5190 (490:157g)Stage Management3
THEATRE 3195/5195 (490:168g)Playwriting3


 

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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
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 EM 1611 (48E:021)Media Literacy3
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)Directing3
COMM 4559/5559 (48C:187g)Methods of Teaching Speech3
or THEATRE 3115 (490:109) Methods of Teaching Drama and Theatre
Electives (Select 6 hours)6
Applied Forensics
   and Advanced Applied Forensics *
Applied Performance Studies
   and Advanced Applied Performance Studies *
Group Performance: Scripting and Directing
Foundations of Theatre
   and Foundations of Theatre Lab
Acting ***
Theatre Practicum *
Total Hours24

*

Any of these courses can be repeated up to three times.

**

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

Theatre Minor

Required
Theatre core:
THEATRE 1010 (490:010)Foundations of Theatre3
THEATRE 1011 (490:011)Foundations of Theatre 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 selected from the list below and approved by the department9
Total Hours24

Theatre Electives (9 hrs. required)

THEATRE 1025Body, Voice, Awareness3
THEATRE 2040 (490:040)Design Elements for Theatre3
THEATRE 2055 (490:056)Devised Theatre3
THEATRE 3000 (490:101)Creative Drama3
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 3080/5080 (490:137g)Advanced Theatre Studies3
THEATRE 3110/5110 (490:104g)Theatre for Youth3
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)Directing3
THEATRE 3170 (490:170)Senior Project3
THEATRE 3195/5195 (490:168g)Playwriting3
THEATRE 3199/5199 (490:199)Study Tour1-6
THEATRE 3200/5200 (490:158g)Internship1-8

 

Communication-Theatre Teaching, B.A.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
COMM 1000 (48C:001)3Liberal Arts Core/Electives13
Liberal Arts Core/Electives12ENGLISH 1005 (620:005)3
 15 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives6Applied Activity Option - COMM 1940 or COMM 1941 or THEATRE 2050 or THEATRE 10111
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)3Liberal Arts Core/Electives3
COMM 2344 (48C:004)3TEACHING 20171
COMM 2555 (48C:025)3EDPSYCH 2030 (200:030)3
Applied Activity Option1COMM 2256 (48C:011)3
 THEATRE 1012 (490:015)3
 16 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
THEATRE 3020 (490:138)3Major Electives3
INSTTECH 1020 or INSTTECH 10312-3COMM 2455 (48C:015)3
TEACHING 31281COMM 2257 (48C:074)3
MEASRES 3150 (250:150)2COMM EM 1611 (48E:021)3
EDPSYCH 3148 (200:148)3SOCFOUND 3119 (260:119)3
Major Electives3COMM 4355/5355 (48C:141g)3
Applied Activity Option1 
 15-16 18
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Liberal Arts Core/Electives3TEACHING 3138 (280:138)12
COMM 4559/5559 (48C:187g)3 
THEATRE 3160 (490:161)3 
THEATRE 3115 (490:109)3 
THEATRE 3070 (490:136)3 
 15 12
Total credit hours: 121-122

 

 

 

 

Theatre: Performance, B.A.

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 (490:050)(critical path)1
THEATRE 10253THEATRE 3002 (490:121)3
THEATRE 1030 (490:024)3THEATRE 3020 (490:138)3
THEATRE 2050 (490:050)1 
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
THEATRE 3125 Acting Studio3Liberal Arts6
Liberal Arts6THEATRE 2055 (490:056)3
THEATRE 3003 (490:122)3THEATRE 3070 (490:136)3
THEATRE 2050 (490:050)(critical path)1 
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

  

 

 

Theatre Arts, B.A.

Effective Summer 2014, the department is no longer accepting declarations into this major.

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 (490:050)(critical path)1
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 (490:050)(critical path)1THEATRE 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

  

 

 

Theatre: Drama and Theatre for Youth, B.A.

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)(critical path)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 (490:050)(critical path)1THEATRE 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

 

Theatre: Design and Production, B.A.

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 (490:050)(critical path)1Liberal 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
Liberal Arts6Liberal Arts3
THEATRE 2050 (490:050)(critical path)1THEATRE 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. Special focus sections offered on a rotating basis. Attendance at Strayer-Wood Theatre productions is a class requirement. (Fall and Spring)

THEATRE 1010 (490:010). Foundations of Theatre — 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 and Spring)

THEATRE 1011 (490:011). Foundations of Theatre 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 and 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 Theatre UNI mainstage season plays. Discussion, 3 periods; lab, 3 periods. Lab fee. (Fall and 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 Theatre UNI mainstage season plays. Discussion 3 periods, lab 3 periods. Lab fee. (Fall and 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 and Spring)

THEATRE 1025. 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. (Variable)

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. (Fall and 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 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); 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); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); 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 and 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); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016), THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 or THEATRE 1030 (490:024); or consent of the department. (Variable)

THEATRE 2060. Production Studies — 3 hrs.

Involvement in a play's production process combined with an in-depth study of a topic related to that production. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Only 3 hours may be used for required electives. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016), THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 or THEATRE 1030 (490:024); or consent of the department. (Variable)

THEATRE 2125. Singing Techniques for Musical Theatre — 3 hrs.

Provides basic knowledge about the voice and the application of healthy singing while maintaining the physicality and expressiveness required of the body while acting. Consists of a combination of lecture, individual voice lessons, and performance seminar. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024). (Fall)

THEATRE 2135. Dance for Musical Theatre — 3 hrs.

An introduction to the multiple dance styles required for a musical theatre performer. Consists of Tap, Jazz, Ballet, and Partnering techniques. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024). (Spring)

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 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025. (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 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025; 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 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024); 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 12 hours. Prerequisite(s): junior standing; consent of supervising instructor. (Fall and 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); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024). 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); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024). Prerequisite(s) for other students: consent of instructor. (Spring)

THEATRE 3080/5080 (490:137g). Advanced Theatre Studies — 3 hrs.

Examination of plays, production methods, and/or historical trends in the theatre. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Only 3 hours may be used for required electives. Prerequisite(s): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024); 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 and 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 1012 (490:015) OR 1015; THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025; THEATRE 1030 (490:024); THEATRE 3003 (490:122); THEATRE 3020 (490:138); THEATRE 3060 (490:135); THEATRE 3070 (490:136); THEATRE 3125/5125 (490:127g); 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 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); or consent of instructor. (Variable)

THEATRE 3135/5135 (490:129g). Stage Combat — 3 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, 3 periods; lab, 3 periods. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024). For non-Theatre majors: junior standing. (Spring)

THEATRE 3138. Production Techniques: Drafting and Pattern Development — 3 hrs.

Project work in drafting and pattern development for the theatre. May be repeated in different areas for a maximum of 6 credits. Lab fee. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010), THEATRE 1011 (490:011), THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016), THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); THEATRE 2040 (490:040). Prerequisite for other students: consent of instructor. (Variable)

THEATRE 3139 (490:140). Production Techniques: Scene Painting and Makeup — 3 hrs.

Project work in scene painting and makeup for the theatre. May be repeated in different areas for a maximum of 6 credits. Lab fee. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010), THEATRE 1011 (490:011), THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016), THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); 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 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); 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 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); 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 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); 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. Additional topic possibilities are Projections, Metalworking, Puppetry, Millinery, and Model-Making. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): for Theatre majors: THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1030 (490:024); 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 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016), THEATRE 1020 (490:020); 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): THEATRE 1010 (490:010); THEATRE 1011 (490:011); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024); consent of the instructor; 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); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024); 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); THEATRE 1012 (490:015) OR THEATRE 1015 (490:016); THEATRE 1020 (490:020); THEATRE 1025 OR THEATRE 1030 (490:024); or consent of instructor; junior standing. Prerequisites for other students: consent of instructor; junior standing. (Spring)

THEATRE 3199/5199 (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.

Prerequisite(s): consent of department. (Variable)