University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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THTR 402 - Scenic Design

(3 units) CO14
Art of scenic interpretation through play analysis; rendering, color, style, ground plans, construction plans; research in history of design and period styles.

Prerequisite(s): THTR 235 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. use understandings of various areas of theatrical exploration (design, performance, production, history, and critical analysis) to formulate designs for a variety of texts written in or written to represent various periods, classes, and groups of people.
2. develop and apply a production concept and utilize this concept as the creative backbone of a design project.
3. identify and query cultural, economic, and class distinctions, and will clearly, creatively, and ethically represent character, place/locale, time/period, style, mood, and theme.
4. synthesize fundamental design techniques with methods for clearly and concisely presenting design ideas, concepts, inspiration, and details.
5. demonstrate understanding of the role of the scenic designer and her/his place within the process of theater production and within a larger historical context.
6. demonstrate understanding of composition and design through visual presentation and applied technique.

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