Technical Theatre Lab
TPA1290 - 1291 - 1292
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.
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.
Building X, Office: X223
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbooks required. There will be handouts given by instructor.
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 Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|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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