TPA1290 -1291-1292

Technical Theatre Lab

Course Code:
TPA1290 - 1291 - 1292

Credit Hours:
1

Effective beginning:
2022-2023

Sections:
000

 

Course Description:
A course participation in the technical facets of a theatre production. Credit may be received for work in the areas of lighting, set construction, costuming, publicity, and makeup.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

There is no prerequisite for TPA 1290, but it is a prerequisite for TPA 1291.  TPA 1291 is a prerequisite for TPA 1292.  Courses must be taken in sequence.

 

Instructors:

Connie Smith
Building X, Office:  X223
smithc@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbooks required. There will be handouts given by instructor.

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Theatre Studies Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate dramatic texts, the methods by which dramatic texts are realized in production, and engage in the collaborative communication and processes of theatre production.

Th-1: Identify aspects of the theatrical production process including performance, directing, design, technical production, marketing, and management.

Th-2: Analyze dramatic texts and theatrical productions.

Th-3: Apply performance and/or production practices through work on various theatrical productions.

Th-4: Demonstrate knowledge of the history, literature, theories, and skills needed for advanced study or a career in theatre arts and entertainment industry.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level Student Learning ObjectivesDiscipline-Specific 
Learning Outcomes
Assessment Methods
Investigate elements in theatre including space, design, sound, construction and production Th1, Th2 Behavioral Observation, Projects, Skills Performance, Skills Demonstration
Define technical production and theatrical terminology Th1, Th2, Th3, Th4  
Demonstrate an understanding of theatrical history and production Th1, Th2, Th3, Th4  
Employ the skills and demeanor essential for effective participation on a technical production crew Th1, Th2, Th3, Th4  

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

The instructor will facilitate student participation in the technical facets of a theatre production. Credit may be received for work in the areas of lighting, set construction, costuming, publicity, and makeup.  The instructor will hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time. The final grade will be based on class participation and projects.

Students are expected to:

  • Arrive to class on time
  • Complete weekly projects and final exam
  • Participate and be focused in class
  • Read all assigned readings
  • Participate on a technical crew for a Chipola College production
  • Attend one theatrical production produced by an organization other than Chipola College

 

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