TPA2991

Technical Theatre Production AS Review II

Course Code: TPA2991

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course is a continuation of the development of tools, materials, and techniques used to create a portfolio and resume for the theatre and will determine the student’s ability to complete the program. Successful completion of this course will determine student’s ability to complete the program.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

TPA 1990 and 12 hours of additional Technical Theatre Core coursework. 

Instructors:

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

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Jaen, Rafael. Developing and Maintaining a Design-Tech Portfolio. 2nd ed. Yalor & Francis, (ISBN: 9780240819266)

 

Assignment/course outline:

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 ObjectivesDiscipline-Specific 
Learning Outcomes
Assessment Methods
Analyze principles and practices of resume & portfolio creation for the theatre production Th1, Th2, Th4

Homework, Quizzes, Test, Cumulative Final, Projects, Skills Demonstration, Portfolio, Skills Performance, Practicum, Problem Solving

Define vocabulary associated with theatre production Th1, Th2,  Th4  
Develop a resume, physical portfolio, and digital portfolio Th3, Th4  
Defend a body of work from productions throughout the two-year course of study Th1, Th2, Th3, Th4  
Demonstrate an aptitude and command for various technical theatre skill sets Th1, Th3, Th4  
Employ the skills and professional demeanor essential for successful entry into the field Th1, Th3, Th4  

 

  1. Assigned readings of text, plays, and outside sources
  2. Class lecture, notes, handouts, and practicum.
  3. Quizzes, exams, and practical assessments.
  4. Participation on a technical crew for a production.
  5. Attend one theatrical production outside of Chipola College.

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