THTR 45B: TECHNICAL THEATRE IN PRODUCTION II
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||1 lecture, 9 laboratory per week (120 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||Students must meet with the instructor during the first week of the quarter to arrange hours and assignments; this course is included in the Production-Technical family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in THTR 99B.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Students will use basic skills in costuming, lighting, sound and/or scenery construction to create technical solutions for the production needs of a live theatrical performance.
- Successful students shall be able to learn and execute assigned tasks in lighting, sound, costuming, or other technical departments for a live theatre production.
The student will be able to:
A. Demonstrate proficiency in the skills and language required for a technical theatre crew
B. Demonstrate proficiency in assisting department heads in anticipating and addressing the technical challenges of a theatrical production
C. Execute assigned responsibilities in technical rehearsals with minimal supervision
D. Demonstrate knowledge of theatre terminology and techniques associated with a specific area of technical theatre, such as scenery, properties, costumes, lighting, sound or visual effects
A. Responsibility for technical tasks during the running of a production (Lab)
B. Working as a member of a small group responsible for creating or assembling technical elements for the production, including scenery, properties, costumes, lighting, sound or visual effects (Lec and Lab)
C. Individual responsibility for tasks required during technical and dress rehearsals of a production (Lab)
D. Individual responsibility for creating and installing special production elements in scenery, properties, costumes, lighting, sound or visual effects, as required for the production (Lab)
E. Participation in discussion and planning of assignments and schedules for a theatrical production (Lec)
A. Participation and observation of rehearsal process for scheduled production
B. Perform productions support functions dependent on the demands of costumes, set construction, properties, lighting, etc.
C. Design, create and supervise the implementation of specific production elements for the stage
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. Fully-equipped theatre for performance; make-up studio and dressing room facilities.
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Faculty observation and ongoing performance reviews
B. Evaluation of individual projects in technical theatre production
C. Skill demonstrations
D. Final evaluation of performance responsibilities and outcomes
Method(s) of Instruction
C. Cooperative learning exercises
D. Oral presentations
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Play scripts and instructor handouts
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Read scripts for production preparation.
B. Read and assess background materials for production preparation and relevance.
C. Research materials and methods of implementing required production elements.