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THR 160 Overview

Introduction to Backstage serves as a survey course in the elements of stage production with hands-on experiential work on real shows. Students will be introduced to the four basic disciplines of production: scenery, lighting/sound, costume, and stage management. Topics include: 1. Scenery: Introduction to studio personnel, the process of designing, building and painting scenery, and a discussion of properties for the stage. 2. Lighting/sound: The process of lighting design and creating sound for the stage. 3. Costumes: Introduction to studio personnel, the process of designing and building costumes, properties for the stage, wardrobe, and makeup. 4. Stage management: Organization, duties of both artistic and administrative sides of theater, role of the stage manager, and the rehearsal process.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • THR