Drama (DRAM)

DRAM 1310. INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

Survey of theatre including its history, dramatic works, stage techniques, production procedures, and relation to other art forms. Participation in productions may be required. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301. This course fulfills the Fine Arts credit in the core curriculum.

DRAM 2366. INTRODUCTION TO CINEMA
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

Survey and analyze cinema including history, film techniques, production procedures, selected motion pictures, and cinema's impact on and reflection of society. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 342 or equivalent developmental course with a grade of "C" or better. This course fulfills the Fine Arts credit in the core curriculum.

DRAM 1330. STAGECRAFT I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 3). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

Study and application of the methods and components of theatrical production that may include one or more of the following: theatre facilities, scenery construction and painting, properties, lighting, costume, makeup, sound, and theatrical management. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 342 or equivalent developmental course with a grade of "C" or better.

DRAM 1342. INTRODUCTION TO COSTUME
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

Principles and techniques of costume design and construction theory for theatrical productions.

Acting 

DRAM 1351. ACTING I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

An introduction to the fundamental principles and tools of acting as used in auditions, rehearsals, and performances. This may include ensemble performing, character and script analysis, and basic theatre terminology. This exploration will emphasize the development of the actor's instrument: voice, body and imagination. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 342 or equivalent developmental course with a grade of "C" or better.

DRAM 1352. ACTING II
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

Exploration and further training within the basic principles and tools of acting, including an emphasis on critical analysis of oneself and others. The tools include ensemble performing, character and script analysis, and basic theatre terminology. This will continue the exploration of the development of the actor's instrument: voice, body and imagination. Prerequisite: DRAM 1351 with a grade of "C" or better.

DRAM 2351. ACTING III
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

Development of basic skills and techniques of acting including increased sensory awareness, ensemble performing, character analysis, and script analysis. Emphasis on the mechanics of voice, body, emotion, and analysis as tools for the actor. Prerequisite: DRAM 1352 with a grade of "C" or better.

Lab Courses

DRAM 1120. REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE I
(LECTURE 0, LAB 3). CREDIT 1. ACGM.

Practicum in theatre open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 342 or equivalent developmental course with a grade of "C" or better.

DRAM 1121. REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE II
(LECTURE 0, LAB 3). CREDIT 1. ACGM.

Practicum in theatre open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 342 or equivalent developmental course with a grade of "C" or better.

DRAM 2120. REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE III
(LECTURE 0, LAB 3). CREDIT 1. ACGM.

Practicum in theatre open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 342 or equivalent developmental course with a grade of "C" or better.

DRAM 2121. REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE IV
(LECTURE 0, LAB 3). CREDIT 1. ACGM.

Practicum in theatre open to all students with emphasis on technique and procedures with experience gained in play productions. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 342 or equivalent developmental course with a grade of "C" or better.

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