Studio course instructing students in the art of design and communication with motion. Graphic design principles and narrative concepts employed to create short motion design projects.
Fine Arts and Communication
Market applications, portfolio preparation, and other aspects of graphic design. Individual portfolio projects designed to develop graphic design skills.
Practical experience working as main season assistant stage managers; related topics.
Practical experience working as assistant designers; practicum experience in related performance design and/or technology topic areas.
Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students in theatre; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.
Survey of visual design principles for theatre, film, television and related media; collaborative team techniques; research theory; script analysis; production concept; applied approaches to costume, scenic, lighting, makeup, property and sound design.
Comprehensive course in scenic design for stage and screen: scenic history and theory; renderings and model construction; script research; scenic paperwork; collaboration techniques; preparation for work as assistant and/or full designer positions in departmental productions.
Comprehensive course in lighting design for stage: collaboration techniques; lighting theory; instruments and lighting systems; preparation for work as assistant and/or full designer positions in departmental productions.
Comprehensive course in sound design for stage: sound reinforcement; stage equipment; sound space design; collaboration techniques; preparation for work as assistant and/or full designer positions in departmental productions.