Theatre Major, Production/Design Concentration (B.F.A.) - Undergraduate - 2012 University Catalog

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre with a concentration in Production & Design provides rigorous training with an intensive focus in theatrical design, production and technology. Production & Design majors develop exceptional skills through a combination of rigorous classroom work and consistent production opportunities. Areas of focus include scenic, costume and lighting design and technology, as well as stage management.   Students in all of the B.F.A. programs are subject to yearly juries/portfolio reviews and faculty evaluation, to determine if they may continue in the pre-professional programs of training.  (note: All Theatre & Dance majors must pass yearly juries/portfolio reviews and faculty evaluations for continuation in the programs.)

The BFA in Theatre (Production/Design concentration) is a program of the Department of Theatre & Dance.  For further information, click here.

Curriculum Requirements:  All university students must fulfill the set of General Education Requirements  applicable to their degree.  In addition, students pursuing the Theatre Major, Production/Design (BFA) must complete the requirements below:


PRODUCTION/DESIGN CONCENTRATION

Complete 82 semester hours including the following 2 requirement(s):

  1. CORE REQUIREMENTS

    Complete 2 requirement(s):

    1. FOUNDATIONAL COURSEWORK

      1. Complete the following for 24 semester hours:

        THTR 101 Creativity for Theatre Artists (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 140 Introduction to Design for Theatre (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 151 Stagecraft for Production and Design (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 152 Basic Lighting and Sound Technologies (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 153 Costume Construction I (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 175 Theatre in Performance (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 208 Play Script Interpretation (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 245 Drafting I: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
      2. Complete 1 course for 3 semester hours:

        THTR 255 Stage Management (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. SUPPORTIVE COURSEWORK

      1. Complete for a total of 7 semester hours.

        THTR 205 Rehearsal and Production: BFA Production and Design 1
      2. Complete 8 courses for 24 semester hours:

        ARHT 105 Art in Western Civilization: Ancient Through Medieval (3 hours lecture) 3
        ARHT 106 Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance through Modern (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 210 Theatre History: Classical to Elizabethan (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 211 Theatre History: Restoration to Modern (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 234 History of Style: Pre-History to Elizabethan (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 235 History of Style II: Restoration to Present (3 hour lecture) 3
        THTR 330 Play Direction I (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 440 Senior Project in Production/Design (3 hours lecture) 3
  2. AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

    Complete 1 of the following areas of specialization:

    1. DESIGN

      Complete the following:

      1. 2 courses for 6 semester hours:

        ARDW 200 Drawing, Beginning I (6 hours studio) 3
        THTR 160 Drawing and Rendering I: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
      2. 1 course for 3 semester hours from the following list

        ARDW 201 Life Drawing, Beginning I (6 hours studio) 3
        ARPA 200 Painting, Beginning I (6 hours studio) 3
      3. 4 courses for 12 semester hours from the following list. (2 courses must be in 1 concentration)

        THTR 252 Scene Design I (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 253 Sound Design I. Starting Spring 2013: Theatrical Sound Design (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 254 Costume Design I (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 258 Fundamentals of Stage Lighting (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 345 Scene Design II (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 346 Costume Design II (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 347 Lighting Design II (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 403 Independent Study 1-3
      4. 1 course for 3 semester hours from the following list

        ARTX 422 Apparel Design: Draping (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab) 3
        ARTX 426 Apparel Design: Flat Pattern (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab) 3
        THTR 105 Acting I (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 250 Advanced Theatre Technology (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 252 Scene Design I (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 253 Sound Design I. Starting Spring 2013: Theatrical Sound Design (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 254 Costume Design I (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 258 Fundamentals of Stage Lighting (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 260 Drawing and Rendering II: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 270 Advanced Costume Construction (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 272 Costume Crafts (3 hour lecture) 3
        THTR 273 Fabric Dyeing and Painting (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 278 Stage Make-Up (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 343 Stage Management II (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 345 Scene Design II (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 346 Costume Design II (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 347 Lighting Design II (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 350 Technical Direction (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        THTR 352 Scene Painting (4 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 354 Repair and Maintenance of Theatrical Equipment (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 366 Stage Technique: Combat (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 378 Advanced Stage Make-Up (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 381 Theatre Administration and Audience Development (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 382 Contracts & Law in Theatre (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 385 Production Management (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 403 Independent Study 1-3
        THTR 442 Theatrical Model Making (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 490 Internship in Theatre 4-16
    2. MANAGEMENT

      Complete the following:

      1. Complete 6 courses for 18 semester hours:

        THTR 105 Acting I (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 343 Stage Management II (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 366 Stage Technique: Combat (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 381 Theatre Administration and Audience Development (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 382 Contracts & Law in Theatre (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 385 Production Management (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. Complete 2 courses for 6 semester hours from the following list

        ARDW 200 Drawing, Beginning I (6 hours studio) 3
        ARDW 201 Life Drawing, Beginning I (6 hours studio) 3
        ARPA 200 Painting, Beginning I (6 hours studio) 3
        ARTX 422 Apparel Design: Draping (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab) 3
        ARTX 426 Apparel Design: Flat Pattern (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab) 3
        THTR 160 Drawing and Rendering I: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 250 Advanced Theatre Technology (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 252 Scene Design I (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 253 Sound Design I. Starting Spring 2013: Theatrical Sound Design (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 254 Costume Design I (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 258 Fundamentals of Stage Lighting (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 260 Drawing and Rendering II: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 270 Advanced Costume Construction (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 272 Costume Crafts (3 hour lecture) 3
        THTR 273 Fabric Dyeing and Painting (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 278 Stage Make-Up (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 345 Scene Design II (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 346 Costume Design II (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 347 Lighting Design II (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 350 Technical Direction (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        THTR 352 Scene Painting (4 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 354 Repair and Maintenance of Theatrical Equipment (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 378 Advanced Stage Make-Up (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 403 Independent Study 1-3
        THTR 442 Theatrical Model Making (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 490 Internship in Theatre 4-16
    3. PRODUCTION

      Complete 1 of the following plans of study:

      1. TECHNICAL PRODUCTION

        Complete 8 courses for 24 semester hours:

        THTR 160 Drawing and Rendering I: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 246 Drafting II: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 250 Advanced Theatre Technology (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 252 Scene Design I (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 258 Fundamentals of Stage Lighting (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 350 Technical Direction (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        THTR 352 Scene Painting (4 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 354 Repair and Maintenance of Theatrical Equipment (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. COSTUME TECHNOLOGY

        Complete 8 courses for 24 semester hours:

        ARTX 422 Apparel Design: Draping (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab) 3
        ARTX 426 Apparel Design: Flat Pattern (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab) 3
        THTR 160 Drawing and Rendering I: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio) 3
        THTR 254 Costume Design I (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 270 Advanced Costume Construction (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 272 Costume Crafts (3 hour lecture) 3
        THTR 273 Fabric Dyeing and Painting (3 hours lecture) 3
        THTR 346 Costume Design II (3 hours lecture) 3

Course Descriptions:

ARDW200: Drawing, Beginning I (6 hours studio)

Basic elements of line, tone, composition, and perspective; exploration of traditional and experimental media and materials; and investigation of still life, landscape, life drawing, portraiture, and abstraction. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 3 sh.

ARDW201: Life Drawing, Beginning I (6 hours studio)

Structure and proportions of the human figure. Study of skeletal and muscular structure, the figure at rest and in motion, isolated and in a setting. Expressive as well as analytical approach to drawing. Exploration of traditional as well as current techniques and media. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 3 sh.

ARHT105: Art in Western Civilization: Ancient Through Medieval (3 hours lecture)

The history of Western art, architecture, and material culture from Prehistory through the Middle Ages: Paleolithic and Neolithic art; ancient Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art; Early Christian, Byzantine, Early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic art. Museum visits and extensive reading. Required for Fine Arts majors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Animation and Illustration, Fine Arts, and Graphic Design. Previous course ARHS 105 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

ARHT106: Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance through Modern (3 hours lecture)

The history of Western art and architecture from the fifteenth century to the present: the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Romantic, Impressionist, and Modern Periods. Museum visits and extensive reading. Required for Fine Arts majors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Animation and Illustration, Fine Arts, and Graphic Design. Previous course ARHS 106 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

ARPA200: Painting, Beginning I (6 hours studio)

Exploration of painting media and modes of expression. Reading, gallery and museum visits. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 3 sh.

ARTX422: Apparel Design: Draping (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab)

Design principles and fabric properties; figure types; fashion interest. Draping fabric on a three-dimensional body and form for interpretation of design. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARTX 120.

ARTX426: Apparel Design: Flat Pattern (1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab)

Flat pattern design in developing original designs for apparel. Basic pattern used to execute designs related to the use of fabric on a human form. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARTX 120.

THTR101: Creativity for Theatre Artists (3 hours lecture)

An exploration of the creative impulse as expressed through the medium of theatre. This is a course intended to ground the student with an understanding of the self, the process, and provide a beginning exploration of the elements and principles of artistic expression specific to theatre. 3 sh.

THTR105: Acting I (3 hours lecture)

Basic introduction to acting for the non-major; involving exploration of one's self and experiencing inwardly; deepening the personal involvement and significance of actions; improvisation and exercises for perception, self-awareness and justification. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 3 sh.

THTR140: Introduction to Design for Theatre (3 hours lecture)

This course intends to develop students' understanding of textual interpretation as it relates to theatre design. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of ideas and the process by which visual metaphors are formed, developed and re-thought through the process of collaboration. Course includes text analysis, research, and the exploration of design ideas from a liberal arts point of view. Students are not expected to have strong technical skills. 3 sh.

THTR151: Stagecraft for Production and Design (3 hours lecture)

Introduction to basic production facilities, operations, methods and techniques used at our school, and to relate these practices to those used in professional, amateaur and other education theatres. Strong emphasis is placed on developing practical skills (tehcnical and conceptual). Students are also expected to research and report on the theatrical industry. 3 sh.

THTR152: Basic Lighting and Sound Technologies (3 hours lecture)

Introduction to basic lighting and sound production skills in a studio environment. Topics include: lighing, electrics, instrument processing, lighting systems, use of microphones, sound mixing, theatrical sound systems and use of special effects systems. Strong emphasis is placed on developing practical skills (technical and conceptual). Students are also expected to research and report on the theatrical industry. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 151.

THTR153: Costume Construction I (3 hours lecture)

Studies the practical function of the costume shop and the techniques and crafts used in the execution of costumes for the stage. Production work is included with discussions of pattern and fitting techniques. 3 sh.

THTR160: Drawing and Rendering I: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

A drawing course aimed at developing skills necessary for rendering techniques for stage designs. Perspective drawing, the use of light, shadow, composition, landscape and the techniques in different media (such as pencil, charcoal, pastel, ink, tempera), basic water color technique, color theory, and architectural sketching are included. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 150.

THTR175: Theatre in Performance (3 hours lecture)

Play-going class that introduces students to the variety of theatre and performance experiences in New York and New Jersey. The course combines attendance at plays with classroom discussion and text analysis. All styles and genres of performance will be considered when selecting productions. 3 sh.

THTR205: Rehearsal and Production: BFA Production and Design

Course involves intense practical work on departmental productions. Taken each semester in the BFA Production and Design Program for a total of 6-7 credits. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: BFA Production/Design Majors only.

THTR208: Play Script Interpretation (3 hours lecture)

An evaluation of the playscript in terms of the literary, technical and production elements essential to mounting it for performance. A consideration of both the fictional and the functional elements of playscripts. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Theatre. 3 sh.

THTR210: Theatre History: Classical to Elizabethan (3 hours lecture)

The development of the theatre from the Classical Greek through the Elizabethan period. Attention to plays, playwrights, theatre architecture, scenery, costuming, styles of acting and presentations; oral reports, lectures and demonstrations.Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Theatre. 3 sh.

THTR211: Theatre History: Restoration to Modern (3 hours lecture)

The development of the theatre from the Restoration through the Modern period. Attention on plays, playwrights, theatre architecture, scenery, costuming, styles of acting and presentations of the period; oral reports, lectures and demonstrations. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Theatre. 3 sh.

THTR234: History of Style: Pre-History to Elizabethan (3 hours lecture)

An introduction to the major styles in costume, architecture and decor of western civilization from pre-history to the Elizabethan age. Particular attention will be given to the influences and role of style, as used by designers, in theatre production. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 208.

THTR235: History of Style II: Restoration to Present (3 hour lecture)

An introduction to the major styles of costume, architecture and decor of Western civilization from Restoration to the present through video, films, television, artwork, music, museum research and site visits. This course will familiarize students with various research approaches and tools including the use of Internet, libraries, museums and historical sites. An emphasis is placed on the sources of research needed for theatre design. Part two of a two course sequence. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHT 105 and ARHT 106.

THTR245: Drafting I: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

Techniques in theatrical drafting that explore the mechanics of drafting through the solution of practical problems in floor planning, front and rear elevations; the use of different building techniques, materials and structures. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 150.

THTR246: Drafting II: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

Advanced drafting techniques for theatrical designs including computer assisted drafting techniques. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 245.

THTR250: Advanced Theatre Technology (3 hours lecture)

An advanced course in technical theatre. Examples of topics to be covered are mechanics, stage rigging, advanced construction techniques, pneumatics, hydraulics and electronics. Practical application in department of theatre productions. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 150.

THTR252: Scene Design I (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

Interpretation of dramatic texts towards the realization of effective stage designs. Styles and principles will be explored as well as the complete process which translates visual concepts into stage worthy designs. The use of different media: drawing ground plans, paint, front elevations. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 160.

THTR253: Sound Design I. Starting Spring 2013: Theatrical Sound Design (3 hours lecture)

Theatrical uses of sound in production approaches to theatre. Primary focus on the role sound plays in enhancing theatrical design and production. Starting Spring 2013: Applications of sound design and reinforcement techniques in live performance. Primary focus on the role sound plays in enhancing theatrical design and production. Technical elements include system design, microphone selection and placement, mixing live theater/performance, and signal processing for live theater/performance. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 152. Starting Spring 2013: TVDM 170.

THTR254: Costume Design I (3 hours lecture)

A study of basic costume design for the stage, emphasizing the interpretation of dramatic texts in terms of characterization. Basic figure drawing and fabric study are included and the collaborative process which translates ideas to finished design will be explored. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 153.

THTR255: Stage Management (3 hours lecture)

A study in the organizational skills needed to document and manage a theatre or dance production from audition to final performance. May be repeated once for a total of six credits. 3 sh.

THTR258: Fundamentals of Stage Lighting (3 hours lecture)

The functions of light on stage; the use of lighting equipment. Application work in the Memorial Auditorium and the L. Howard Fox Studio Theatre. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 152 is a prerequisite and THTR 245 may be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite.

THTR260: Drawing and Rendering II: Theatre (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

Advanced drawing and rendering for theatrical stage design. Includes work with color, the human figure and perspective as well as work with ink. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 160.

THTR270: Advanced Costume Construction (3 hours lecture)

An advanced study of flat patterning, draping, and period cut used in the development of specific patterns for stage costumes. Construction projects and lab hours required. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 153.

THTR272: Costume Crafts (3 hour lecture)

An introduction to costume crafts for the theatre including masks, millinery, hair, shoe alteration bags, jewelry and armor. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 153.

THTR273: Fabric Dyeing and Painting (3 hours lecture)

An introduction to techniques for dyeing and patterning fabric. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 153.

THTR278: Stage Make-Up (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

Appreciation of make-up through symbolic aspects and historic differences with regard to theatrical productions. Make-up materials and their uses; creating corrective and character make-up, mustaches and beards for a research or creative experience to compile a practical resource file. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: B. A. in Theatre Studies majors, or B. F. A. in Theatre, Acting concentration majors, or B. F. A. in Theatre, Production/Design concentration majors, or Theatre minors only.

THTR330: Play Direction I (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

Principles of direction; selection and casting; exercises in composition and movement; scenes directed for class criticism; preparation of prompt book. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: All 100 and 200-level major requirements; and B.F.A. or B.A. Theatre majors only.

THTR343: Stage Management II (3 hours lecture)

This course defines the responsibiities of the stage management position for various performance mediums including dance, opera, musical theatre and television. Content includes an introduction to the various unions involved in performance, the nature of collaboration and leadership and students will explore a variety of management styles. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 255.

THTR345: Scene Design II (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

A continuation of Stage Design I with emphasis upon specific forms of drama as well as opera and musical comedy. Includes the use of color with ink, acrylic and pastel. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 252.

THTR346: Costume Design II (3 hours lecture)

Continues the theories and skills introduced in Costume Design I. Advanced rendering techniques are explored as well as specific design problems related to opera, ballet, and other non-naturalistic theatrical forms. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 254.

THTR347: Lighting Design II (1 hour lecture, 3 hours studio)

Advanced lighting skills in theatre and the related areas of dance, opera and the musical comedy. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 258.

THTR350: Technical Direction (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

An in-depth study of technical direction production and direction. Areas of study include production budgeting, planning and scheduling, and production studio design. The course will include laboratory and production experience. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 150.

THTR352: Scene Painting (4 hours lecture)

The theory and practice of the general techniques of the scenic artist and the methods and materials used in this discipline. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 160 or with instructor permission.

THTR354: Repair and Maintenance of Theatrical Equipment (3 hours lecture)

Practical study in the repair and maintenance of theatre equipment, including machines, lights, and tools. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 150.

THTR366: Stage Technique: Combat (3 hours lecture)

Stage use of sword-play, hand-to-hand combat and combat choreography with broadsword, epee, cudgel and staff among others. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 105 or THTR 115.

THTR378: Advanced Stage Make-Up (3 hours lecture)

A demonstration laboratory in planning and executing corrective middle-age, old age, stylized and other creations; three-dimensional make-up with crepe hair, latex, putty and dermawax; make-up crew supervision. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 278.

THTR381: Theatre Administration and Audience Development (3 hours lecture)

The initiation, development and continuing operation of the theatrical enterprise including methods of finance, budget and contract and methods of audience research and development. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 100.

THTR382: Contracts & Law in Theatre (3 hours lecture)

A study of the legal aspects of work in theatre including contracts and unions. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 255.

THTR385: Production Management (3 hours lecture)

Study and compare aspects related to the management of theatrical productions in professional and educational theatre. The course will cover resource management, budget planning and tracking, labor union rules and regulations. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 100 or THTR 150 or THTR 151, 152 and 153.

THTR403: Independent Study

Proposals must be submitted for departmental approval prior to registration for the course. May be repeated without limit as long as the topic is different. 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BFA or BA Theatre majors only and departmental approval.

THTR440: Senior Project in Production/Design (3 hours lecture)

Topics for investigation in the area of production and design. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BFA Theatre, Production/Design concentration majors only; and senior standing and departmental approval.

THTR442: Theatrical Model Making (3 hours lecture)

Three-dimensional design in theatrical model making. Exploration of the creative design process in working with construction models executed in paper, cardboard and clay. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: THTR 245 and 252.

THTR490: Internship in Theatre

Upper-class undergraduate students may pursue a major portion of a semesters work under the supervision of an experienced professional practitioner as an assistant in an active, successful theatre, dance, speech or media center program. Departmental eligibility and approval must be secured by the mid-point of the semester preceding registration. Credit by arrangement. 4 - 16 sh.

Prerequisites: BA Theatre Studies and BFA Theatre, Acting, Musical Theatre, and Production/Design concentration majors only; and senior standing and departmental approval.