May 25, 2020
DT 105 - Theatre Practicum
Credit Hours: 1
Course emphasis is on participation in college theatre productions. Students will be directly involved in both technical theatre construction and stage acting performances. Students may enroll four times for a maximum of four semester hours of credit.
Fulfills SUNY General Education -- The Arts.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- understand how to organize, schedule and prepare a production of a one-act play, reader's theater, or other dramatic genre for the college and the surrounding community;
- create and perform a character from a written script employing techniques of character development, movement, line interpretation, memorization, and delivery;
- construct, paint, and set up scenery, shift scenery during a show, and strike the set after the performance;
- prepare the light plots, chart and cue sheets, hang and focus the lights and operate them during the show;
- schedule and attend rehearsals, take all notes for the director, supervise cast members, set, costume, and prop constructions for the show as stage manager (s);
- plan, secure, and make costumes, clean press, and mend costumes during the show, store owned costumes and return borrowed/rented ones;
- plan makeup charts for each actor, obtain supplies, assist actors in application, clean the makeup room and store all supplies;
- prepare property lists for each scene, and locate prop and furniture items including rehearsal props;
- advertise the show in newspapers, radio, and television, design and create posters; and
- distribute tickets, design and execute the play program, organize an usher list.
Cycles (C, N, S)