Introduction to Theatre Design

John Teacher, Introduction to Theatre Design, Fall 2018

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to designing scenery, lighting, properties, and costume for live theatre. Students will study the duties and functions of the various design positions as well as the techniques and processes utilized by those designers. Emphasis is placed on design as a collaborative process. Students will also study general principals of design.
Each class consists of a lecture component followed by a hands-on practicum component exercising concepts taught in the lecture component.

Required Materials:

Mechanical Pencil(s)
Architect’s scale (ruler)
USB Thumb Drive
The Foreigner by Larry Shue 0-8222-0418-5
Art Materials—List to follow

Syllabus: 

John Teacher, Introduction to Theatre Design, Fall 2017

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to designing scenery, lighting, properties, and costume for live theatre. Students will study the duties and functions of the various design positions as well as the techniques and processes utilized by those designers. Emphasis is placed on design as a collaborative process. Students will also study general principals of design.

Required Materials:

- Mechanical Pencil(s)
- Architect’s scale (ruler)
- Art Materials—List to follow

Syllabus: 

John Teacher, Introduction to Theatre Design, Fall 2015

Course Description:

An introduction to the process of designing scenery, lighting, properties, and costumes for live theater.

Required Texts:

“Texts” Impromptu by Tad Mosel (and) Everyman by Anon (provided)
Mechanical Pencil(s)
Architect’s scale (ruler)
Art Materials—List to follow
One ticket to Pitt-Johnstown Theatre Department’s Fall Mainstage “Decisions and Choices”
Nov 18-21 @ 7:30PM and Nov 22 @2:30pm

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