THTR 46D: THEATRE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP IV
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||1 lecture, 3 laboratory per week (48 total per quarter)|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- A successful student will participate in a leadership role: either as student leader of the entire project, or student coordinator in a specified area, or director of a group piece.
- A successful student will master skills applicable to all aspects of theatre production.
- A successful student will coordinate production elements in multiple areas of theatre craft.
The student will be able to:
A. Participate in a leadership role: either as student leader of the entire project, or student coordinator in a specified area, or director of a group piece.
B. Master skills applicable to all aspects of theatre production.
C. Practically apply knowledge and skills directly into the discipline of theatre production.
D. Coordinate production elements in multiple areas of theatre craft.
A. Take on a leadership role in one or more capacities on the production, including:
1. Overall production coordination
2. Theme planning and playwriting
6. Technical operation and management
B. Master skill sets in a broad range of theatre production elements.
C. Guide and lead fellow students toward presenting a fully prepared, viable performance product for public audience as the culmination of the term's process.
1. Choose relevant, topical, contemporary themes upon which to build a production
2. Coordinate rehearsal and performance schedules
3. Meet all deadlines for script submission, rehearsal preparation and design coordination
D. Supervise and coordinate production elements, including playwriting, directing, acting, design and technical requirements.
1. Supervise the success and completion of all deadlines for production
2. Monitor consistency of performance throughout the production run
3. Act as liaison between production and audience
A. Cooperative rehearsal and development of student created plays.
B. Student responsibility coordinating entire program into performance ready entity.
C. Scheduled technical rehearsals and public performance time.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. Access to and use of simple furniture and set pieces, as well as minimal props and costume pieces.
C. A studio theatre performance space with seating for approximately 100 people.
D. Access to approximately 100 folding chairs and portable platforms for potential outdoor performances.
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Students' performance will be evaluated on the basis of quality and consistency of contribution to their chosen leadership role and the ensemble process.
B. Students' fulfillment of assigned roles necessary to complete the cooperative task of producing the performance.
C. Students will be evaluated on strength of progressive growth and development of organizational skills during the term.
D. Several public performances of the production will be presented. The quality of performances will be discussed individually with the student and during group critiques and evaluations.
Method(s) of Instruction
C. Cooperative learning exercises
D. Oral presentations
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Scripts generated by the class.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Reading, writing and development of viable, performable short plays
B. Group and individual reading and evaluation of student written work