Darton State College Catalog 2013 - 2014 - page 487

1111 Creative Dramatics for Elementary School Teachers
This course will introduce various techniques for presenting dramatics in the K-12
classroom, including building a play, creating simple scenic elements, and
various forms of improvisation. Participants will study the work of Viola Spolin.
Prerequisites: None.
Co-requisites: None.
1175 Script Analysis
An introductory course designed to familiarize students with the vocabulary,
methods, and skills necessary for understanding how dramatic literature is
transformed from the printed page into a working play script.
Prerequisite: None.
Offered: Spring.
1710 Improvisation
An introductory course designed to enable students, individually and in groups, to
learn process-centered performance techniques using unscripted concepts.
Students are introduced to basic principles of stage movement, vocal technique,
and creative dramatics.
Prerequisite: None.
Offered: Spring .
2100 Stagecraft
Students put theatrical theory into practice as they work on the technical and
managerial phases of productions. Students will learn the fundamental elements
of stage design, set construction, lighting, sound, costumes, makeup, properties,
publicity, and stage and house management. Successful completion of a crew
assignment will be required.
Prerequisite: None.
Offered: Fall, Spring, as needed.
THEA 2210 Voice and Diction
An introduction to vocal training for the production of Standard American Speech
with an emphasis on resonance, breath control, vocal relaxation and posture
using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and a variety of approaches to
contemporary vocal training.
Prerequisites: ENGL 0099 and READ 0099.
Offered: On demand.
2301 Scene Design for the Stage
This course will introduce the student to the fundamental elements of scenic
design. Several styles of staging, proscenium stage, black box, outdoor and
variations of theatre in the round, will be discussed. Students will learn the
basics of stage drafting and scale modeling in order to convey basic design ideas
to others. Period design and decoration will be discussed.
Prerequisites: THEA 2100 or permission of instructor.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
2306 Lighting Design for the Stage
This course will introduce the student to the fundamental elements of lighting
design. Through discussion of lighting equipment (dimming and fixtures) and
accessories (color medium, projeciton patterns, effect generators), technique and
style, the student will gain basic knowledge of stage lighting and its impact on
theatrical production.
Prerequisites: THEA 2100.
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