Drafting for Theatre
Course Code: TPA1340
Credit Hours: 3
Effective beginning: Fall 2020
Course Description:This course is an introduction to the principles and techniques of drafting for the theatre. Students will acquire skills in hand drafting as well as Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD).
Building X, Office: X223
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Allen. Vectorworks for Entertainment Design. 2nd ed. Taylor and Francis. ISBN: 978036192945.
Woodbridge, Patricia and Hal Tine. Designer Drafting and Visualizing for the Entertainment World. Taylor and Francis. ISBN: 9780240818917.
The Norton Anthology of Drama, Vol I and II. 3rd ed. J. Ellen Gainor, Stanton B. Garner Jr. & Martin Puchner. Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. ISBN: 9780393283495.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture
H-1 Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements
H-2 Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-3 Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-4 Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
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 Student Learning Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|Examine Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software and its specific application for theatrical production||Th1||Homework, Quizzes, Test, Cumulative Final, Projects,|
|Analyze dramatic texts, genres, and theatre history as it relates to drafting for theatre||H1, H2, H3, H4, Th1, Th2, Th4|
|Define drafting terms as related to technical production.||Th1, Th2, Th4|
|Identify tools and materials used for scenic construction and production.||Th1, Th2, Th4|
|Display skills and proficiency in drafting for technical theatre production.||Th1, Th3, Th4|
- Assigned readings of text, plays, and outside sources
- Class lecture, notes, handouts, and practicum.
- Quizzes, exams, and practical assessments.
- Participation on a technical crew for a production.
- Attend one theatrical production outside of Chipola College.
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